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Rupert Murdoch

Nasty cuts to come at News Corp

A miserable quarter for News Corp has foreshadowed more deep cost-cutting to come.

Why Netflix has double immunity to the ravages of COVID-19

With surging subscribers and no declining ad revenue to worry about, Netflix is thriving amid the pandemic — and it's not the only one.

Foxtel CEO Patrick Delany. (Image: AAP/Tracey Nearmy)

Foxtel’s slow death proves pay TV was only ever a transitional technology

Foxtel's decline is being accelerated by the pandemic, but it's been on its way out for years...

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Dumping local content right now would be a massive self-inflicted wound for TV

The TV networks were already struggling before the coronavirus hit, and unless they start thinking strategically, they'll continue on a collision course towards irrelevance.

Alex Carey of the Adelaide Strikers is run out during the Big Bash League (Image: AAP/David Mariuz)

Cricket Australia has run itself out with dreary, unpopular Big Bash

It's a remarkable achievement to trash something that was once so popular.

News Corp results reveal Foxtel still in free fall

Foxtel's subscriber numbers continue to trouble News Corp amid the rise of streaming rivals.

News Corp changes its tune on social media

After years of bitter criticism of the social media giants, News Corp has embraced broadcasting via Apple News+ and Facebook.

Patrick Delany, CEO of Foxtel. (Image: AAP/Paul Miller)

Foxtel can’t catch a break as debts mount

News Corp is shelling out hundreds of millions of dollars in loan repayments for Foxtel. If the banks don't start helping out, News Corp shareholders will keep footing the bill.

Will News Corp results reveal Foxtel life support?

Questions about Foxtel's ailing financial health swarm ahead of News Corp's June results, released this week.

Foxtel CEO Patrick Delany. (Image: AAP/Tracey Nearmy)

Netflix deal is done, but who’s picking up Foxtel’s tab?

Foxtel's Netflix deal grabbed headlines yesterday, but of greater interest around the pay TV operator is the $900 million in loan repayments due this year.