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Media briefs: News Ltd dies … poll fail … Collier tweets …

Media briefs: News Ltd dies … poll fail … Collier tweets …

Crikey June 28, 2013 7 Comments

News Corp will split into two companies on Sunday in an historic media moment. That and other media tidbits.

As journalism jobs go, how will graduates find work?

As journalism jobs go, how will graduates find work?

Crikey June 18, 2013 8 Comments

With the mainstream media shedding jobs, but universities bumping up their numbers of journalism students, where will these fresh-faced wannabe Lois Lanes find work? Freelance writer Kylar Loussikian looks at the numbers.

Looking hard for the so-called ‘Murdochian momentum’

Looking hard for the so-called ‘Murdochian momentum’

Glenn Dyer June 6, 2013 4 Comments

Rupert Murdoch tried to convince Sydney investors yesterday not to dump their stock in the new News Corp. But with falling revenues and high costs, buying into the print assets is probably not a smart business move.

News Corp quits London Stock Exchange

News Corp quits London Stock Exchange

Glenn Dyer June 4, 2013 1 Comment

News Corp will no longer be listed on the London Stock Exchange -- what will that mean for the new print company after the amicable divorce?

Wanna buy a newspaper empire? Murdoch’s sales pitch

Wanna buy a newspaper empire? Murdoch’s sales pitch

Glenn Dyer May 29, 2013 9 Comments

As News Corporation prepares to split, mogul Rupert Murdoch tries to convince investors the print half of the business is worth something. But can this business die-hard sell a dying industry?

News Corp earnings up, but print split can’t come soon enough

News Corp earnings up, but print split can’t come soon enough

Glenn Dyer May 9, 2013

Australian publishing assets are dragging News Corp down, and hiving them off can't come soon enough for shareholders. Plus, some shareholders want to ditch chairman Rupert Murdoch.

Media briefs: Murdoch pay … Nine redundos … <em>Citizen</em> rises …

Media briefs: Murdoch pay … Nine redundos … Citizen rises …

Crikey April 29, 2013

Rupert Murdoch will take home almost $US70 million a year under the new deal.

The BBC-Foxtel deal is dud for Aussie viewers

Glenn Dyer April 18, 2013 7 Comments

The real losers in the new Foxtel-BBC deal will be the ABC -- and by extension, the Australian TV-watching public.

Judging journos’ junkets

Crikey April 18, 2013 1 Comment

Crikey readers talk cybersecurity, journos' junkets and North Korea.

The slippery and convenient concept of ‘class warfare’

The slippery and convenient concept of ‘class warfare’

Bernard Keane April 16, 2013 81 Comments

"Class warfare" is a confected term sprayed about across the nation's newspapers of late to shut down policy debate. But funny how it only applies to the rich ...