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Murdoch goes back to the future to distract from his declining legacy

Glenn Dyer December 15, 2017 3 Comments

Rupert Murdoch's spin is in overdrive as he tries to justify the Fox-Disney sale as anything but what it is: a necessary deal to save a falling company.

News Corp’s ‘political’ decision to pull out of newspaper circulation audits

Emily Watkins December 14, 2017 2 Comments

News Corp's decision to stop reporting its print figures to the Audited Media Association of Australia is a political decision that lacks transparency.

Would you buy a used media policy from Mitchell Peter Fifield? December 14, 2017 5 Comments

Among the barrage of inquiries following media reforms passing this year, regulators will be looking at how the ABC can compete in the modern media jungle.

Will the Disney deal split the Murdoch men?

Glenn Dyer 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.

New measure for papers … gag laws on the agenda … breakfast shuffle continues …

Emily Watkins December 11, 2017 3 Comments

Lisa Wilkinson will take charge of Ten's new website as part of her defection to the network. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

ABC radio cuts … Studio 10 EP sues … Manly Daily squeezed …

Emily Watkins December 5, 2017 3 Comments

The outgoing executive producer of Ten's Studio 10 Rob McKnight will sue the network for unfair dismissal, his lawyer says.

A closer look at the frailty of News Corp’s ledger

Glenn Dyer November 22, 2017 3 Comments

News Corp's Australian assets appear to be doing well but the reality is much more complicated.

The Daily Tele’s grumpy old man shtick is kind of working

Christopher Warren November 20, 2017 8 Comments

The Daily Telegraph's "analogue meme" Al Bundy reaction to the postal survey speaks as much about News Corp's ailing health as it does about the company's stance on marriage equality.

Revealed: Fox AGM shows democracy done Rupert Murdoch-style

Stephen Mayne November 16, 2017 4 Comments

Murdoch showed again today his shareholders shouldn't have a voice. Here's a full list of former AGMs that went much the same way.

Local news is dying, but the proposed cures are intriguing

Crikey November 13, 2017 1 Comment

Delivered to you for free, suburban newspapers are exclusively dependent on advertising, particularly real estate advertising. This model is collapsing. But various communities have responded to the decline in novel and innovative ways.