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Media briefs: sender unknown … News UK not OK … Tricky Dick …

Media briefs: sender unknown … News UK not OK … Tricky Dick …

Crikey March 24, 2016 2 Comments

Has someone impersonated Cory Bernardi? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: indigenous media invited … you can’t film here … Brooks back in Murdochs’ warm embrace …

Media briefs: indigenous media invited … you can’t film here … Brooks back in Murdochs’ warm embrace …

Crikey September 3, 2015 7 Comments

Police move ABC journos on from filming outside a police barracks. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Beecher: the shadow of power

Beecher: the shadow of power

Eric Beecher May 19, 2015 6 Comments

In part two of a five-part series on the power of media, Private Media's chairman examines how News Corp wields its considerable power.

Fairfax ‘couldn’t run water down a hill’: Nick Davies on the decline of journalism

Fairfax ‘couldn’t run water down a hill’: Nick Davies on the decline of journalism

Myriam Robin May 6, 2015 10 Comments

Last night Nick Davies spoke about the future of journalism (bleak), the management of Fairfax (destructive) and "citizen journalism" (worse than toilet graffiti). Everyone left feeling buoyed and cheerful, we are sure.

Hacking, bribery fallout fells more Murdoch journos

Hacking, bribery fallout fells more Murdoch journos

Glenn Dyer November 10, 2014

There is bad news all round for Rupert Murdoch's UK papers, with two journalists convicted of bribery and phone hacking, the "fake sheikh" under the microscope and The Sun's sales falling to a 43-year-low.

‘We know where we’re going’: Murdoch calms the horses on Time Warner bid

‘We know where we’re going’: Murdoch calms the horses on Time Warner bid

Crikey August 7, 2014

All anyone wanted to talk about at the Fox briefing was the Time Warner bid, Crikey business writers Glenn Dyer and Paddy Manning report.

<em>The Guardian</em>‘s tabloid moment: Davies defends Dowler stories

The Guardian‘s tabloid moment: Davies defends Dowler stories

Guy Rundle August 5, 2014 1 Comment

Nick Davies defends The Guardian's role in News of the World's demise amid the phone hacking scandal.

Media briefs: Part of doing business … RA cuts … bleak futures …

Media briefs: Part of doing business … RA cuts … bleak futures …

Crikey July 29, 2014 1 Comment

How Fairfax benefits from prostitution, and other media tidbits of the day.

Rundle: Brooks sheds the devil’s mark, does Australia beckon?

Rundle: Brooks sheds the devil’s mark, does Australia beckon?

Guy Rundle June 25, 2014 30 Comments

Andy Coulson has been found guilty of phone hacking, but redhead editrix Rebekah Brooks has got off scott-free. Where will she be heading next? Crikey's writer-at-large speculates she could be Australia-bound.

Fairfax has woes, but the red ink floods News Corp’s Aussie papers

Fairfax has woes, but the red ink floods News Corp’s Aussie papers

Glenn Dyer May 12, 2014 4 Comments

It's more bad news for News Corp, with Australian newspapers the worst-performing segment of its business. New filings to US regulators reveal the red ink isn't running dry.