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Broadcasters worried new online competitors will steal their plays on sports broadcasting

August 17, 2017

Seven CEO Tim Worner says sports broadcasting is at a "tipping point" in Australia, but new online invaders Amazon and Netflix are just following Murdoch's lead.

Prodigal son returns … carn the All Blacks … a screwball comedy in the making …

Prodigal son returns … carn the All Blacks … a screwball comedy in the making …

August 17, 2017 2

Daily Mail Australia editor-in-chief Luke McIlveen is moving back to News Corp as executive editor of Fox Sports.

Job losses coming at Fox Sports as Murdoch media wobble

May 2, 2017 3

Job losses are looming at Foxtel Sports, News Corp tabloids and Channel Ten.

Foxtel scoffs humble (meat) pie to save its bacon

November 27, 2015

Whoopsies, turns out Foxtel does want the NRL after all

ABC and SBS shoot-out over soccer TV rights

ABC and SBS shoot-out over soccer TV rights

November 18, 2014 1

The SBS chief says the ABC should have taken account of the multicultural broadcaster's focus on football. But ABC chief Mark Scott says no channel deserves to hold the rights to a particular sport forever.

Rupert’s play of the day: the US sport to beat the pirates

Rupert’s play of the day: the US sport to beat the pirates

August 16, 2013

It's one of Rupert Murdoch's biggest gambles: can his new sports network take on broadcasting giant ESPN? The future of the company's TV business depends on it.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: reality TV out, news and science in

August 9, 2013 1

Last night's TV ratings show viewers are over reality TV, writes Glenn Dyer, with the news and ABC science program Catalyst drawing the biggest audiences.

Murdoch ups the dowry for News Corp’s publishing arm

Murdoch ups the dowry for News Corp’s publishing arm

March 11, 2013 2

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation is spinning off its publishing arm. But with ad revenue falling and the cost of newsprint going up, is it a wise business decision?

Nine, Foxtel seal $1.025 billion NRL deal

Nine, Foxtel seal $1.025 billion NRL deal

August 21, 2012 7

Nine and Foxtel have again won the rights for the next five years to broadcast the NRL (including the State of Origin) for a total of $1.025 billion.

Analyst forecasts grim for News Corp’s paper business

Analyst forecasts grim for News Corp’s paper business

July 2, 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.