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Learning from (the rough first draft of) history

Learning from (the rough first draft of) history

Crikey May 12, 2009

Jack Shafer's trip into the early '60s finds that, in a world without newspapers—possibly coming soon to a city near you—it turned out that there were available alternatives.

Advertising falls apart at the seams

Crikey May 12, 2009

The gap between advertising expectations and delivery in Australia is widening with the GFC taking more casualties.

Want to Make a Killing on Wall Street? Buy Newspaper Stocks

Crikey May 12, 2009

Rick Edmonds explains why.

Will history repeat itself for Monday night AFL football?

Adam Schwab May 12, 2009 2 Comments

Monday night football will make or break the AFL, especially with new clubs entering the fold.

Rupert hedges his bets: locks up WSJ while chasing Hulu

Glenn Dyer May 12, 2009

Once again we have an example of Rupert Murdoch saying something and doing something completely different on the same subject: the internet.

Radio market is a three horse race

Radio market is a three horse race

Glenn Dyer May 12, 2009 4 Comments

The latest Sydney and Melbourne radio ratings show clearly that the market now has three players, with the ABC featuring prominently in both markets.

Fairfax classifieds nearly halved year-on-year

Eric Beecher May 12, 2009 3 Comments

New page-count research shows big falls in the volumes of classified advertising in the key Fairfax papers.

Budget coverage can’t predict the future

Bernard Keane May 12, 2009 5 Comments

Most of the Budget had already been leaked so is it even worth turning up?

Currency copulates in racy German bank ad

Crikey May 12, 2009

Bontrust Bank in Germany takes the idea of multiplying your money to its immodest conclusion in this commercial.

YouTube decides new Supreme Court judge

Crikey May 12, 2009

It's now even easier for old footage of public figures to emerge and for the public to question them, like YouTube videos of blunders by nominees for the new US Supreme Court judge.