April, 2018

Is this $1 billion cricket deal all it’s cracked up to be?

, Apr 13, 2018

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After four decades, Nine has lost the broadcast rights to the cricket. But the deal might not be total cause for celebration for new rights holders Foxtel and Seven.

Merger plans reveal News Corp’s over-valued stake in Foxtel

, Mar 06, 2018

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News Corp has had to write-down more than US$1 billion as its Foxtel deal with Telstra uncovers an overvaluation of assets.

Foxtel uses its puppet peak body to avoid gambling regulation

, Feb 08, 2018

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Foxtel seems to be pushing for an exemption from tough new laws surrounding gambling ads, by using ASTRA, the peak subscription TV body, to show mercy to its "small audiences".

More machinations at News Corp as Patrick Delaney becomes new Foxtel head

, Jan 31, 2018

The shift is typical of New Corp's almost constant shifting of executives between its various operations. What does it mean for the Murdochs' plans?

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

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

, Aug 17, 2017

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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 02, 2017

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

Foxtel scoffs humble (meat) pie to save its bacon

, Nov 27, 2015

Whoopsies, turns out Foxtel does want the NRL after all
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ABC and SBS shoot-out over soccer TV rights

, Nov 18, 2014

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

, Aug 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.