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Tag archives: 21st Century Fox

Studio 10 EP sacked … car crash photo breaches press standards … Murder Uncovered killed off …

Emily Watkins November 21, 2017

Ten's Studio 10 executive producer Rob McKnight has been booted by the network, telling colleagues in an email he wouldn't "spin a BS line that I resigned".

ABC news anchor’s lucky escape … Theroux film ‘exploitative’ … Canberra farewells Andrew Meares …

ABC news anchor’s lucky escape … Theroux film ‘exploitative’ … Canberra farewells Andrew Meares …

Emily Watkins November 17, 2017 8 Comments

The ABC's Tasmanian newsreader Peter Gee is recovering in hospital after a nasty bicycle crash. He won't be back on air until next year.

Revealed: Fox AGM shows democracy done Rupert Murdoch-style

Stephen Mayne November 16, 2017 4 Comments

Murdoch showed again today his shareholders shouldn't have a voice. Here's a full list of former AGMs that went much the same way.

The Murdochs aren’t losing control of 21st Century Fox any time soon

Stephen Mayne November 13, 2017 1 Comment

That said, it's because the company's share structure is dodgy.

How the Murdoch sons handled merger gossip during September quarterly briefing

Glenn Dyer November 9, 2017

Lachlan and James Murdoch presented a po-faced denial that anything is changing at Fox.

Breaking: Arrested Saudi Prince sells key $US1 billion voting stake in 21st Century Fox

Stephen Mayne November 8, 2017 4 Comments

What does the shock sale, which comes in the wake of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's arrest, signal for the Murdoch empire's fortunes?

Fox tries to placate critics after sexual harassment scandals

Glenn Dyer October 16, 2017 1 Comment

It's unclear as to whether this strategy will convince anyone anywhere.

How do you define ‘exclusive’? … BuzzFeed v NYT … NBC buried Weinstein report …

How do you define ‘exclusive’? … BuzzFeed v NYT … NBC buried Weinstein report …

Emily Watkins October 13, 2017 1 Comment

The Oz must have a different definition of "exclusive" to the rest of Australia. And other media tidbits of the day.

News Corp battered on multiple fronts

Glenn Dyer October 9, 2017 3 Comments

Phone-hacking revelations, sexual harassment scandals, and corporate opposition to James Murdoch all add to News Corp's list of woes.

Another year, another Murdoch family salary rip-off

Crikey October 3, 2017 1 Comment

When it comes to executive pay, how much is too much for the Murdoch family? Stephen Mayne and Glenn Dyer report.