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Big corporations wield political power in way that eludes our economic watchdog

Big corporations wield political power in way that eludes our economic watchdog

In taking a purely economic approach to banking competition, the Productivity Commission failed to recognise the politics of big companies.

Victoria issues demands on NEG

Victoria issues demands on NEG

Good morning, early birds. States issue more demands on the NEG as Turnbull scrambles. Plus, ANZ faces severe criticism from former vice president. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The ACCC won’t save Fairfax journalism

The ACCC won’t save Fairfax journalism

The ACCC would be hard pressed to block the Nine-Fairfax merger on the grounds of quality journalism.

ACCC to consider news quality in Nine-Fairfax deal

ACCC to consider news quality in Nine-Fairfax deal

ACCC chairman Rod Sims says that the competition regulator will be scrutinising Nine's takeover of Fairfax "very carefully" before giving approval.

The power’s out in Australia. How do we fix it?

The power’s out in Australia. How do we fix it?

Crikey readers take on Australia's cost-of-living problems.

Crikey Worm: ACCC calls for major changes to energy market

Crikey Worm: ACCC calls for major changes to energy market

Good morning, early birds. The ACCC has proposed a significant shake-up of Australia's power market. Plus, all 12 Thai soccer players and coach make it out of the cave. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

How Google became the internet’s biggest standover man

How Google became the internet’s biggest standover man

A recent submission to the ACCC enquiry shows that Australian businesses are being played by the search engine monopoly holders.

Facebook downplays dominance as ACCC submissions are filed

Facebook downplays dominance as ACCC submissions are filed

Facebook is intent on denying it has a monopoly on the market. Is that going to fly with the competition regulator?

Is the ACCC inquiry into Facebook and Google out of date already?

Is the ACCC inquiry into Facebook and Google out of date already?

With the revelations about Cambridge Analytica and a plummeting stock price, there are arguably much more pressing issues to discuss.

Would you buy a used media policy from Mitchell Peter Fifield?

Would you buy a used media policy from Mitchell Peter Fifield?

Among the barrage of inquiries following media reforms passing this year, regulators will be looking at how the ABC can compete in the modern media jungle.