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Tamsin Creed, Publisher
As Foxtel losses continue and News Corp desperately seeks to resize media operations, Australian head Michael Miller has hit the interview circuit to spin the company's dire fortunes.
With ad revenues down across the board, don't be surprised if you see more legacy media companies pushing for mergers this year.
The Murdoch Family Trust has just become $12 billion richer — but that's not all the Fox-Disney deal has reaped for the family.
Foxtel will be hard pressed to make up the numbers after former partner Telstra's streaming services have overtaken it in total subscribers
Foxtel needs to find a way to replace departing subscribers, as costs mount and revenues fall.
From classifieds to morning TV to news-desk assistants and street press, it's lumps of coal all round this Christmas.
Foxtel gives the Christmas gift of redundancy, Chris Smith is set to rejoin Nine Entertainment, and the Nine-Fairfax merger is less valuable than ever.
News Corp's September quarter results show that Foxtel will either need a boost in subscriber numbers or in average revenue if it wants the summer to be a profitable one.