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Revealed: Fox AGM shows democracy done Rupert Murdoch-style

Stephen Mayne November 16, 2017 4 Comments

Murdoch showed again today his shareholders shouldn't have a voice. Here's a full list of former AGMs that went much the same way.

The Murdochs aren’t losing control of 21st Century Fox any time soon

Stephen Mayne November 13, 2017 1 Comment

That said, it's because the company's share structure is dodgy.

How the Murdoch sons handled merger gossip during September quarterly briefing

Glenn Dyer November 9, 2017

Lachlan and James Murdoch presented a po-faced denial that anything is changing at Fox.

Breaking: Arrested Saudi Prince sells key $US1 billion voting stake in 21st Century Fox

Stephen Mayne November 8, 2017 4 Comments

What does the shock sale, which comes in the wake of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's arrest, signal for the Murdoch empire's fortunes?

Fox tries to placate critics after sexual harassment scandals

Glenn Dyer October 16, 2017 1 Comment

It's unclear as to whether this strategy will convince anyone anywhere.

How do you define ‘exclusive’? … BuzzFeed v NYT … NBC buried Weinstein report …

How do you define ‘exclusive’? … BuzzFeed v NYT … NBC buried Weinstein report …

Emily Watkins October 13, 2017 1 Comment

The Oz must have a different definition of "exclusive" to the rest of Australia. And other media tidbits of the day.

Another year, another Murdoch family salary rip-off

Crikey October 3, 2017 1 Comment

When it comes to executive pay, how much is too much for the Murdoch family? Stephen Mayne and Glenn Dyer report.

Broadcasters worried new online competitors will steal their plays on sports broadcasting

Glenn Dyer August 17, 2017

Seven CEO Tim Worner says sports broadcasting is at a "tipping point" in Australia, but new online invaders Amazon and Netflix are just following Murdoch's lead.

World is fukt, take 2 … Prince Harry’s privacy breached … Gerard’s Menzies oopsy …

World is fukt, take 2 … Prince Harry’s privacy breached … Gerard’s Menzies oopsy …

Emily Watkins July 17, 2017 4 Comments

Hendo has fluffed it ... again. And other media tidbits of the day.

Walkleys under fire … state pride … gender quotas at a News Corp paper? …

Walkleys under fire … state pride … gender quotas at a News Corp paper? …

Emily Watkins July 12, 2017 2 Comments

The Walkley Board has put its foot down over the controversy about the axing of the international award. And other media tidbits of the day.