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Chris Kenny's burqa nonsense is opinion dressed in news' clothing

Chris Kenny's burqa nonsense is opinion dressed in news' clothing

David SalterAug 18, 201711 Comments

Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt was big news across Australia — except in The Australian.

News Corp discloses unprecedented figures

Glenn DyerAug 15, 20171 Comment

News Corp have changed their policy and released figures on the size of their newspaper revenues. What does this allow us to see about News Corp's business, and what does it portend for the future?

News Corp's print figures looking more like obituary

News Corp's print figures looking more like obituary

Christopher WarrenAug 14, 20172 Comments

With the release of News Corp's financial figures it is becoming clear that in print news is on the decline. How long can it last subsidised by the digital real estate arm of the corporation?

Is the Oz faring as well as News Corp would have you believe?

Is the Oz faring as well as News Corp would have you believe?

Glenn DyerAug 11, 20172 Comments

While recently lauded for the economic miracle of achieving higher revenue, the reality of The Australian, and other News Corp mastheads, is not as optimistic as it may seem.

News Corp's leading tinfoiler hot for alleged BOM climate conspiracy

News Corp's leading tinfoiler hot for alleged BOM climate conspiracy

Guy RundleAug 2, 201714 Comments

The usual storm in a tinfoil hat.

That's not a snake, this is a snake ... everyone votes Green ... Stefanovic's big switch? ...

That's not a snake, this is a snake ... everyone votes Green ... Stefanovic's big switch? ...

Emily WatkinsAug 1, 2017

Channel Nine's program director in Darwin casually removes a two-metre python that had slithered into the newsroom.

RN shake-up ... on the hiss ... the fucking New York Times ...

RN shake-up ... on the hiss ... the fucking New York Times ...

Emily WatkinsJul 31, 20171 Comment

The ABC has advertised for a managing editor of audio current affairs, which could change the way AM, PM and Breakfast are produced.

How retail super funds siphon off your money to the big banks

Bernard KeaneJul 14, 20179 Comments

The Liberals are up in arms over fees for industry super directors. But if they want to see real siphoning off of super funds, they should have a look at the retail super sector.

Ten out of 10 for The Australian's cock-up ... News in the mortgage business ... foreign criminals ...

Ten out of 10 for The Australian's cock-up ... News in the mortgage business ... foreign criminals ...

Emily WatkinsJun 27, 20171 Comment

Whoopsies, The Australian has made quite the clanger about Ten's chairman -- it could be a very costly mistake.

<em>The Australian</em> claims another scalp as it hounds Press Council boss out of office

The Australian claims another scalp as it hounds Press Council boss out of office

David SalterJun 22, 201711 Comments

The Australian has run a vicious three-week campaign against Weisbrot and the McGrath appointment, and this morning the paper gloried in its kill.