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Follow Crikey’s latest coverage of News Limited. Crikey’s News Limited coverage includes independent news, blogs and commentary.

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Then and now: The Australian's changing tune on the Press Council

Then and now: The Australian's changing tune on the Press Council

Myriam RobinAug 18, 20142 Comments

The Australian could never really be described as a fan of the Australian Press Council. But it has, in the past, been far more complimentary.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyOct 23, 20131 Comment

Scrutineers imported for WA count? ... extra beer for News Ltd's Sydney reunion ... underworld figure helps Sea Shepherd? ...

News Corp's musical chairs leaves key places empty

Matthew KnottJul 11, 2013

Sweeping changes at News Corp Australia have left some crucial positions vacant, and it's not clear if they will ever be filled. And who has taken redundancy from The Australian?

The man to save Fairfax? Part II: Linnell fights his News instincts

The man to save Fairfax? Part II: Linnell fights his News instincts

Matthew KnottJul 4, 20136 Comments

Why was Garry Linnell removed as editor of The Daily Telegraph? And can he stop Fairfax from going under? Matthew Knott profiles the divisive figure in this final instalment.

The man to save Fairfax? The unstoppable rise of Garry Linnell

The man to save Fairfax? The unstoppable rise of Garry Linnell

Matthew KnottJul 3, 20136 Comments

The Fairfax editorial supremo is anything but warm and fuzzy, but he is definitely making 'em talk about it. He sits down for a Chinese meal with Crikey to discuss his career and the future of media.

Media briefs: News name change ... Oakeshott scoop ... 13hr filibuster ...

Media briefs: News name change ... Oakeshott scoop ... 13hr filibuster ...

CrikeyJun 26, 20132 Comments

News Limited is changing its name to News Corp Australia plus other media news of the day.

Tips and rumours

CrikeyJun 26, 20131 Comment

Tom Waterhouse sells out ... News Ltd shuffles deck chairs ... Liberal donations ... Hockey's charm offensive

Murdoch rolls in, newspapers throw bodies overboard

Murdoch rolls in, newspapers throw bodies overboard

Matthew KnottJun 14, 20135 Comments

Rupert Murdoch's in town -- so senior News Limited staffers need to watch out. It's been a grim week for newspapers, with three News editors shown the door, and two editorial heavyweights gone from Fairfax.

More bad news for Fairfax as MMP axes seven titles

More bad news for Fairfax as MMP axes seven titles

Andrew CrookJun 4, 20131 Comment

Seven of Metro Media Publishing's eight eastern titles will close. Only the 148-year-old Dandenong Journal will remain open for business.

The great media airlift: sports bodies fly in journos for coverage

The great media airlift: sports bodies fly in journos for coverage

Jason WhittakerMay 30, 20133 Comments

The V8 Supercar racing series flew journalists to America to cover an event. It's not the first time they've done it, and other sports like the AFL are also putting journalists on planes to maximise coverage.