Topic archives: News Corp

The Punch defends its use of interns

The Punch defends its use of interns

May 7, 2009 12

The University of Technology in Sydney have received an offer from News Ltd's new venture The Punch for the opportunity for internships for their journalism students: unpaid internships.

News Corp profits collapse: a 47% fall

News Corp profits collapse: a 47% fall

May 7, 2009 4

The recession has crunched News Corp's third quarter profits, especially from its TV and newspaper businesses.

A strong day in the market

May 7, 2009

Most sectors were up today, with the market up 82 and Dow up 101.

News looks to charge for online content

May 7, 2009

In a move that could see them shake up the media industry or fall flat on their face, News Corp are developing a plan to charge for online content.

Rupert Murdoch: I never thought it would get this bad

May 6, 2009 1

With some analysts saying News Corp may have had its worst quarter's financial performance for years in the March quarter, Murdoch has done nothing to soften the gloom and doom, writes Glenn Dyer writes.

The WSJ ain’t what she used to be

May 6, 2009

The Wall Street Journal has moved away from what once made it great, says the Columbia Journalism Review.

Buffett calls time on the newspaper era

Buffett calls time on the newspaper era

May 4, 2009 1

As Warren Buffett delivered his obituary for newspapers over the weekend, Australia's mastheads were still in a state of denial.

Qantas asks how Emirates’ near crash flew under radar

April 30, 2009

Sometime early in April, Qantas senior management is believed to have put rockets up News and Fairfax senior management.

New York Post circulation down 20%

April 28, 2009

News Corp's foundation US paper, the New York Post is bleeding badly.

Axing The Simpsons would be commercial suicide for Ten

Axing The Simpsons would be commercial suicide for Ten

April 28, 2009

Last night's solid ratings performance by the Ten Network was overshadowed by a erroneous online report claiming it would soon axe The Simpsons.