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Small fish in a big pond: why media mergers won’t create Aussie sharks

Crikey October 9, 2017

The media ownership battle is old and long-winded, and will still fall far short of making us competitive swimmers in the ocean of global media, writes journalist and media watcher Chris Warren.

Foxtel and News Corp want Google to block piracy sites

Josh Taylor March 29, 2017 1 Comment

Google and Facebook should have to censor websites hosting copyright-infringing content, according to Foxtel and News Corp.

News Corp phone hacking: never forget

Crikey August 3, 2016 4 Comments

A reminder of the criminality that was at the heart of Rupert Murdoch's news operation.

Rupert Murdoch’s Queensland takeover

Crikey June 21, 2016 10 Comments

Rupert Murdoch is extending his reach into Queensland. And strangling media diversity further.

On media ownership reform, keep an eye on the court jesters

On media ownership reform, keep an eye on the court jesters

Bernard Keane March 16, 2015 10 Comments

There are more hurdles for media ownership reform than News Corporation's focus on pay TV.

Outbreak of entitlement confuses ABC critics

Outbreak of entitlement confuses ABC critics

Bernard Keane November 25, 2014 57 Comments

Critics of the ABC board's decision on spending cuts think the ABC can be both national and efficient, when it can't be both at once.

The Ten-Foxtel deal should be blocked

Bernard Keane November 25, 2014

The media regulator should block the Foxtel-Ten deal as it would deliver control of the free-to-air network to News Corp, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Rupert Murdoch on his family, his divorce and the future of newspapers

Rupert Murdoch on his family, his divorce and the future of newspapers

Crikey April 11, 2014 7 Comments

Rupert Murdoch has offered a rare insight into the future of News Corporation and his family during a lengthy Q&A with Fortune. Crikey tells you what you need to know.

Scott v Mitchell: the ABC debate that never happened

Scott v Mitchell: the ABC debate that never happened

Myriam Robin April 4, 2014 10 Comments

ABC boss Mark Scott was happy to debate The Australian's editor Chris Mitchell, but scheduling conflicts got in the way. Will the epic media bout ever take place?

Media feeding frenzy? The mergers — or not — from regulatory change

Media feeding frenzy? The mergers — or not — from regulatory change

Paddy Manning March 12, 2014

In the past, relaxation of media ownership regulations has led to a flurry of deals. However, the current dismal market could dissuade the major players from snapping up the competition.