July, 2012

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Analyst forecasts grim for News Corp’s paper business

, Jul 02, 2012

Goldman Sachs, one the two bankers handling the forthcoming News Corporation split, is forecasting a sharp fall in newspaper operating earnings in the 2013 financial year.

News split means uncertain future for papers

, Jun 28, 2012

News Corp shares rose another 2% on Wall Street overnight to end the day at $US22.50, a new five-year high as investors positioned themselves for the split.

Kerry Stokes will decide News’ pay TV play

, Jun 21, 2012

The market is sceptical that News Limited will be trumped in its attempts top buy ConsMedia and return to control of all of Fox Sports and half of Foxtel that it had before the Super League settlement 15 years ago.
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Ten’s Breakfast no-show … Sun on Sunday’s start …

, Feb 24, 2012

In today's Media Briefs: Melbourne viewers dip to zero for Ten’s Breakfast debut ... Sun on Sunday: never has a newspaper been launched in such adversity ... Charlotte Church settles over phone hacking and more ...
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Bad blood between Murdoch, Stokes could become daily occurrence

, Jan 25, 2011

As Perth journos continue to snooze over the dregs of the silly season, News Limited has restarted its assault on the city's "gentleman's agreement" that neatly divides its daily newspaper market between Kerry Stokes and Rupert Murdoch.

ConsMedia mates club gets overdue shake-up

, Apr 09, 2009

Without an ounce of irony, The Australian reported this morning on the shake-up at Consolidated Media Holdings.

Packer, Alexander quit ConsMedia, Sam Newman rewarded

, Oct 27, 2008

James Packer and JOhn Alexander have quite Consmedia, raising concerns about the media group's viability, reports Glenn Dyer.