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Topic: Fairfax Nine merger
Canberra Times shafted in Nine’s reorganisation of Fairfax

Canberra Times shafted in Nine’s reorganisation of Fairfax

The controversial move will raise questions about Nine's intention for some of the Fairfax assets.

Fairfax and Nine journos team up a day after takeover vote

Fairfax and Nine journos team up a day after takeover vote

Journalists at Nine and Fairfax seem to be already embracing their looming marriage, following a scoop in Fairfax papers.

Fairfax-Nine deal waved through in a bad decision reflecting bad law

Fairfax-Nine deal waved through in a bad decision reflecting bad law

The ACCC's decision to approve Nine's takeover of Fairfax illustrates both a flawed assessment by the competition regulator and the flawed legislation it implements.

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 key legal change that enabled the Fairfax merger

The key legal change that enabled the Fairfax merger

The death of Fairfax has caused a lot of angst across the media landscape. But how did we get here?

Will Nine shareholders start to move against this merger?

Will Nine shareholders start to move against this merger?

Enthusiasm for the major media merger of last week has already waned. What will happen next?

As Fairfax loses its purpose, how long will print survive?

As Fairfax loses its purpose, how long will print survive?

After Nine's takeover of Fairfax, it will be a question of when, not if, the major mastheads will cease to print the dailies.

Cheering the Nine-Fairfax deal requires some serious amnesia

Cheering the Nine-Fairfax deal requires some serious amnesia

A reading of the history of Australian media mergers and takeovers shows that the highest value is always on the first day. After that, it's all downhill.

First to go? Concerns for Fairfax regional newspapers following Nine acquisition

First to go? Concerns for Fairfax regional newspapers following Nine acquisition

Only weeks ago, Fairfax told a parliamentary inquiry that its regional newspapers aren't commercially viable.