Topic archives: Lachlan Murdoch

Missing in action: James Murdoch

May 17, 2018 2

Lachlan Murdoch has been announced as incoming Fox CEO in a statement overnight, leaving one big question: where's James?

Will the Disney deal split the Murdoch men?

December 14, 2017

Ahead of a 21st Century Fox restructure and the monolithic Fox-Disney deal, questions are being raised about how Rupert's heirs fit in.

How the Murdoch sons handled merger gossip during September quarterly briefing

November 9, 2017

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

Lateline axed by ABC … Murdoch security detail … Facebook’s transparency campaign …

Lateline axed by ABC … Murdoch security detail … Facebook’s transparency campaign …

October 5, 2017 5

The detail of Lachlan Murdoch's security, er, detail. And other media tidbits of the day.

Another year, another Murdoch family salary rip-off

October 3, 2017 1

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

What the new CBS deal with Ten deal means for Lachlan Murdoch

September 19, 2017 8

As CBS moves on Ten with a bigger, shinier offer, some hard questions for Lachlan Murdoch, write Stephen Mayne and Glenn Dyer.

Court crushes Bruce Gordon and Lachlan Murdoch’s Ten dreams — for now

September 18, 2017 2

CBS is one step closer to finally purchasing the embattled Ten Network.

Media reform: how the sausage got made

September 15, 2017 10

The government finally got a win on its media reform bill, but who extracted what along the way?

What you haven’t been told about the collapse of Channel Ten

September 12, 2017 3

Ten is now solvent and its future assured after CBS injected over $200 million to become one of the major secured creditors. But there's more to this story ...

Mayne: Gordon and Murdoch senior unleash blitzkrieg against CBS-Ten deal

September 7, 2017 1

The Murdoch-Gordon camp are trying to come up with every conceivable argument to overturn the CBS deal.

The many, many losers (and a few winners) from the CBS-Ten takeover

August 29, 2017 3

With CBS taking over Ten Network Holdings the entire Australian media landscape seems set for terraforming. Glenn Dyer breaks down the winners, losers and big changes of this complicated transaction.

CBS swoops on Ten, humiliating Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon

August 28, 2017 8

Media goliath CBS looks set to buy Ten Network Holdings out of administration, surprising prospective buyers Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon. Stephen Mayne and Glenn Dyer ask: what does this mean for the future of the Australian media landscape?

Ten Network takeover looking about as successful as its ratings

August 25, 2017 1

The ACCC green-lit a joint bid for the Ten Network which could significantly reduce media diversity, writes Glenn Dyer. But is the whole ordeal much ado about nothing?

Ten drama plays out in Federal Court — but who will tell the ASX?

July 20, 2017

Tne federal government, regulators, Parliament and the courts are all involved in Ten's woes, which are being splashed all over the papers. But you'd never know it from disclosures to the ASX, write Stephen Mayne and Glenn Dyer.

Clifftop poker: will media law changes allow Murdoch and Gordon to buy Ten before the money runs out?

July 5, 2017 4

Bruce Gordon and Lachlan Murdoch are asking the regulator for approval to buy Channel Ten. But will the media ownership laws allow the deal to go through in time?

Mayne: are the Murdochs (including Rupert) really ‘fit and proper’?

June 30, 2017 4

The UK government will have to decide if the Murdochs are "fit and proper" to hold a UK broadcasting licence. James and Lachlan have made the case that they are -- but what about dear old dad?

Mayne: how Ten’s staff can shirk the billionaires and control their own destiny

June 27, 2017 2

Led by veteran reporter Hugh Riminton, the staff yesterday secured three of the 14 positions on the all-powerful Ten creditors committee.

How much money have the Murdochs made out of Ten?

June 26, 2017 1

There will be important questions for KordaMentha today -- not least of which will be why Ten paid so much to Murdoch-owned companies.

Media reforms cannot proceed while Ten is on the brink

June 16, 2017 3

Consideration of changes to media ownership rules should be put on hold until serious questions around the placing of Ten in administration are resolved, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Conflicts of interest abound in the story behind Ten’s collapse

June 15, 2017 3

Glenn Dyer and Stephen Mayne have some questions for the players at Ten/Foxtel/News Corp/WIN.