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News Corp leans on growing digital subs as print numbers fall

News Corp leans on growing digital subs as print numbers fall

News Corp's newly released circulation numbers reveal that digital subscriptions are working hard to prop up print sales.

What the 150-year-old Fairfax archive can teach us about media today

What the 150-year-old Fairfax archive can teach us about media today

The Fairfax archives, covering the media business from the 1840s to the 1990s, have some timely lessons for media watchers.

How the takeover of one ancient newspaper dynasty became a catastrophe

How the takeover of one ancient newspaper dynasty became a catastrophe

The implications of Fairfax's decline go far beyond a few disappearing newspapers, and it's a story that began decades ago.

As Fairfax loses its purpose, how long will print survive?

As Fairfax loses its purpose, how long will print survive?

After Nine's takeover of Fairfax, it will be a question of when, not if, the major mastheads will cease to print the dailies.

First to go? Concerns for Fairfax regional newspapers following Nine acquisition

First to go? Concerns for Fairfax regional newspapers following Nine acquisition

Only weeks ago, Fairfax told a parliamentary inquiry that its regional newspapers aren't commercially viable.

Nine and Fairfax to 'merge' into new company

Nine and Fairfax to 'merge' into new company

The deal between Nine and Fairfax, to become the new entity "Nine", looks more like a surrender than a merger of equals.

Trump's tariffs score a win against his media enemies

Trump's tariffs score a win against his media enemies

Deep cuts have been announced at the New York Daily News, perhaps the most anti-trump paper in the US, as the president's newspaper tariffs take their toll.

Queensland magistrate blasts Courier-Mail in farewell speech

Queensland magistrate blasts Courier-Mail in farewell speech

A retiring magistrate in Brisbane has held the Courier Mail to account, saying some reportage showed a fundamental lack of understanding from the chief court reporter.

The numbers Australian media can't afford to ignore

The numbers Australian media can't afford to ignore

News Corp claim revenue driven by reader "trust" has more than offset the decline in advertising dollars. But there's a hard ceiling on those figures that newspapers can't afford to ignore.

How the Oz's Ramsay Centre Holy War will play out

How the Oz's Ramsay Centre Holy War will play out

This story has all the makings of a classic Australian culture war campaign. But what are those exactly?