December 12, 2008 3
News.com.au readers favoured stories about s-x, nudity, freaks, aliens, the iPhone and Stephanie Rice over politics in 2008, writes Ruth Brown.
October 30, 2008 10
Orwell was right to suspect that some of us were meant to be freer than others, writes Humphrey McQueen.
October 1, 2008
ITV plans to chop 1,000 jobs over the next six months, and Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB might be forced to sell its football and premium movies to rival broadcasters at wholesale prices, writes Glenn Dyer.
August 6, 2008 3
It’s hard to know whether to loathe or admire Rupert Murdoch. One day his business acumen takes your breathe away and the next his journalistic standards leave you gasping with horror, writes Stephen Mayne.
May 2, 2008 1
Griffith University's Islamic Research Unit is not the only beneficiary of Saudi largesse, writes Irfan Yusuf.
April 23, 2008 5
Yesterday Rupert Murdoch had a big day. He sacked the editor of the Wall Street Journal and he almost finalised a deal to buy Newsday. All in a day's work for the world's hungriest media owner, writes Crikey publisher Eric Beecher.
April 15, 2008 4
A parody of The Wall Street Journal on US newsstands this week to mark the April 15 tax deadline dubbed 'My Wall Street Journal' has pissed off News Corp executives so much that Wall Street Journal reps are running around town buying up copies to prevent people from seeing them.
April 7, 2008
The Hitch comes out ... Jim's long lunch ... blog till you drop ... Corp reorganises its internet division ... New HarperCollins unit to try to cut writer advances ... Nine and Seven draw rating survey.
March 20, 2008 1
Today's Australian Media section highlights the recent drop in the value of major media groups, but what about News Corp? asks Glenn Dyer.
October 26, 2007
Rupert Murdoch may have given Australian politics a wide berth at the News Corp AGM in New York last week, but the Sun King will have ample opportunity to try and influence the result when he comes Down Under in two weeks time, writes Stephen Mayne.