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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 ...

Emily WatkinsAug 17, 20172 Comments

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

Should you be worried about Fairfax and News Corp's ridiculous new copyright scheme?

Should you be worried about Fairfax and News Corp's ridiculous new copyright scheme?

Asher WolfAug 16, 20172 Comments

Fairfax and News Corp are two of quite a few media organisations to have signed up to a new "free and open licence" for content. But as freelance journalist Asher Wolf writes, the new arrangement is neither free nor open.

Sorry is the hardest word ... Hack's Nazi interview ... Journos upset by swearwords ...

Sorry is the hardest word ... Hack's Nazi interview ... Journos upset by swearwords ...

Emily WatkinsAug 15, 20173 Comments

News Corp tabloids fail to apologise for incorrectly attributing modelling of a Labor budget blow-out to the Parliamentary Budget Office, Triple J's Hack interview a Nazi, and some people who swear all the time get upset about some choice language.

News Corp discloses unprecedented figures

Glenn DyerAug 15, 20171 Comment

News Corp have changed their policy and released figures on the size of their newspaper revenues. What does this allow us to see about News Corp's business, and what does it portend for the future?

News Corp's print figures looking more like obituary

News Corp's print figures looking more like obituary

Christopher WarrenAug 14, 20172 Comments

With the release of News Corp's financial figures it is becoming clear that in print news is on the decline. How long can it last subsidised by the digital real estate arm of the corporation?

Foxtel's poor performance ... Fairfax photo mix up ... fuck the haters ...

Foxtel's poor performance ... Fairfax photo mix up ... fuck the haters ...

Emily WatkinsAug 11, 20173 Comments

Foxtel reports poor performance with slumping advertiser numbers, and the effects of channel Ten's administration.

Is the Oz faring as well as News Corp would have you believe?

Is the Oz faring as well as News Corp would have you believe?

Glenn DyerAug 11, 20172 Comments

While recently lauded for the economic miracle of achieving higher revenue, the reality of The Australian, and other News Corp mastheads, is not as optimistic as it may seem.

News Corp cost-cutting hints its figures next week are going to be very ugly

News Corp cost-cutting hints its figures next week are going to be very ugly

Glenn Dyer and Emily WatkinsAug 4, 20176 Comments

News Corp Australia has announced more cost-saving measures at its businesses in the lead-up to its financial results next week, write Glenn Dyer and Emily Watkins

A Murdoch-led band of whingers claims the ABC is killing commercial media

A Murdoch-led band of whingers claims the ABC is killing commercial media

Glenn DyerJul 31, 20176 Comments

The ABC and SBS are on a growing list of nasties for News Corp, along with companies like Facebook and Google.

Razer: 'political correctness' is a lie used to inflame Millennial-boomer warfare

Razer: 'political correctness' is a lie used to inflame Millennial-boomer warfare

Helen RazerJul 27, 20174 Comments

“Political correctness” has begun to signify very little. It can now mean almost any cultural change to which one objects.