Billionaire Kerry Stokes' power over The West Australian and media dominance of WA has allowed him to set the agenda for the state.
Nine's burst of negative publicity for Crown will squeeze traditionally passive state-based gambling regulators and the federal authorities -- particularly Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton.
There are more than a few questions surrounding blacklisted casino magnate Stanley Ho's relationship to Sydney's incoming Crown Casino.
The Australian Financial Review thinks that its annual Rich List celebrates Australia's 'opportunity society'. In reality it is contemptuous of the struggles of regular Australians.
The latest update in a long media obsession with the Packer family has shown the perils of an early deadline.
Packer's life will always draw interest but how does the Australian press tread the balance?
A brief statement from his private company said that Packer, who had already briefly resigned in 2015, was suffering from "mental health issues".