Topic archives: News Corp

The numbers Australian media can’t afford to ignore

June 12, 2018 2

News Corp claim revenue driven by reader "trust" has more than offset the decline in advertising dollars. But there's a hard ceiling on those figures that newspapers can't afford to ignore.

Behind Four Corners’ consent program

May 25, 2018 1

Louise Milligan has opened up about the Four Corners piece that prompted a NSW review into sexual consent law.

New tech allows News Corp to spy on journalists

May 18, 2018 1

Storyful, a subsidiary of News Corp, has developed software for journalists that monitors videos and images seen by reporters using it, The Guardian has revealed. It's not the first time journalists have been spied on at work.

News Corp on ABC budget cuts: message received!

May 16, 2018 6

A raft of "exclusives" about ABC bonuses in the News Corp papers today come on the heels of budget cuts to the national broadcaster.

Sunday Tele’s ‘inaccurate’ report … new website, same old content … US TV’s killing season begins …

May 14, 2018

The Australian Press Council has found that the Sunday Telegraph in breach of standards for an article that implied a woman's death was caused by her son. And other media tidbits of the day.

A timeline: the Press Council’s messy Carla McGrath appointment

May 14, 2018 5

The Australian Press Council has announced that it has voted to remove GetUp deputy chair Carla McGrath as a public member of the council, following a lengthy process of sustained attacks from The Australian.

ABC has ‘no more fat to cut’ … News Corp’s radical change … Chinese channel banned from Eurovision …

May 11, 2018 3

The ABC has continued its public relations campaign against the Government's cuts in Tuesday's Federal Budget with news director Gaven Morris's address to the Melbourne Press Club yesterday. "Make no mistake, there is no more fat to cut in ABC News. From this point on, we're cutting into muscle," he said.

The news company that’s more News Corp than News Corp

April 9, 2018 3

The US local news broadcasting group, already the biggest in the country, recently made headlines for its war against fake news, and it's set to get even bigger.

What does the Commonwealth Games media boycott actually mean?

April 5, 2018 7

Fairfax and News Corp are both 'boycotting' the Commonwealth Games' official media accreditation process, but that hasn't stopped them dedicating an enormous amount of pages to the event.

Dutton may be Trumpeting divisive bile, just don’t call him a racist

March 26, 2018 9

The media's response to Dutton's latest talking point has once again illustrated that it's a far graver sin in Australia to label someone a racist than it is to promote racist ideals.

Stream or sink: Sky Television’s plummeting fortunes signal a shift in Australasian broadcasting

March 7, 2018 1

New Zealand's Sky Network Television has seen a massive share price fall in the last few days as it scrambles to stake its claim in the streaming ring alongside former News Corp comrades Foxtel and Sky plc.

How can News Corp point the finger at Tingle?

March 7, 2018 16

If a journalist has a conflict of interest when they have contractual links with key participants in public debate, where does that leave News Corp?

How long until this newspaper closure cycle comes to pass?

March 5, 2018 1

What does the closure of a number of NZ newspapers means for our media market?

The Tele on trial … News Corp’s new ad campaign … ABC’s tips from the super rich …

February 20, 2018 1

The Daily Telegraph has gone all-out in its coverage today of its defamation case with actor Geoffrey Rush.

Foxtel tidies its books ahead of revamp

February 14, 2018 1

News Corp and Telstra are putting the finishing touches on their revamp of Foxtel.

News Corp finds itself once again propped up by digital real estate holdings

February 9, 2018

The company's second quarter report shows that, amid declining advertising revenues, they're leaning more than ever on new digital acquisitions and smaller operations

Where’s Wally … I mean, Rupert?

February 8, 2018

A News Corp shares move sideways and now downwards, the patriarch of News Corp is nowhere to be seen writes Christopher Warren.

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

January 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?

Crikey Worm: Shorten makes big promises on wage growth

January 31, 2018

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has announced a back-to-basics campaign aimed at low-wage earners while representatives of various industries have condemned proposed treason laws by the Coalition.

Fake news overload … good feud guide … new Weekend Today hosts …

Fake news overload … good feud guide … new Weekend Today hosts …

January 11, 2018 3

Yet another Australian news satire website has launched, with rather strong echoes of its biggest rival in the game, The Betoota Advocate.