Topic archives: Amazon

The wisdom of Jeff Bezos includes handstand advice

April 20, 2018 1

Memo writing tips and handstand perfecting stories are important for Amazon shareholders to know about, apparently.

Vale Darrell Eastlake … the revolving door … regulator investigates Russian TV …

April 19, 2018

Colleagues have remembered the life and work of sports commentator Darrell Eastlake who has died, aged 75. And other media tidbits of the day.

Lindsay Murdoch retires … The Mercury’s big apology … a new paywall … 

March 5, 2018

Fairfax's long-time South East Asia correspondent Lindsay Murdoch has retired after 40 years with The Age and Fairfax Media.

Crikey Worm: Yemen’s ex-president gunned down

December 5, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The former leader of Yemen has been killed in a roadside attack after shifting his allegiance in the country's brutal civil war. Plus, Amazon finally launches in Oz. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Amazon isn’t the only predator in the retail jungle

and November 23, 2017 4

The arrival of Amazon is only the latest threat to retailing, which has been enduring structural change in the economy now for years.

Why does the Australian media love Amazon?

November 21, 2017 8

The Australian media has been buying into the Amazon love-in as it prepares to launch here, and it's not just the usual suspects.

Australia’s media predators … ‘The fear that permeates news outlets’ … Mark Latham sued for defo …

Australia’s media predators … ‘The fear that permeates news outlets’ … Mark Latham sued for defo …

October 19, 2017 1

Broadcaster Tracey Spicer has revealed she's investigating two long-term sexual harassers in the Australian media industry.

Razer: Amazon will destroy, not create, Australian jobs

August 10, 2017 18

The true purpose of Amazon is not lost on shareholders, who continue to invest in it precisely because it is a company that saves money by diminishing workers' rights, and seeks to destroy all competition.

RIP Prince Philip (again!) … don’t leak that, oh, wait … failing to run the numbers …

RIP Prince Philip (again!) … don’t leak that, oh, wait … failing to run the numbers …

August 3, 2017

For the last time, Prince Philip is not dead yet -- but The Telegraph published his obituary a little early.

United Airlines’ object lesson in how not to handle a PR crisis

April 12, 2017 7

More than US$255 million has been wiped of United’s market value since yesterday's incident.