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Sam Chisholm and the rupturing of Australia’s digital future

Sam Chisholm and the rupturing of Australia’s digital future

Sam Chisholm's backroom antics helped cause Telstra's decline and the sorry state of Australia's digital media landscape.

The names so far unmentioned in the Don Burke fiasco

The names so far unmentioned in the Don Burke fiasco

Most of Don Burke’s time at Nine was when the Packers were owners or major shareholders, that's true. But he worked for many others, too.

Crown prince Packer in damage control after Chinese sting on high-rolling exec

Crown prince Packer in damage control after Chinese sting on high-rolling exec

In China’s three-tiered legal system, once a major operation such as this has been executed, the chances for anyone are slim.

Sydney Institute pan handles with cheek

Sydney Institute pan handles with cheek

A friendly reminder from the Sydney Institute.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Ricky Muir wants to stay in politics ... protect Tony, says Mal ... bomb shelter politics ...

Bigwigs in, journos out for Hun’s star-studded bash

Bigwigs in, journos out for Hun’s star-studded bash

There were celebs -- and Liberals -- aplenty at The Herald Sun's big birthday party. But noticeably absent were many of the paper's hardworking journalists.

Media briefs: why sell Ten … Seven’s exec reshuffle … iSentia wins content-harvesting licence …

Media briefs: why sell Ten … Seven’s exec reshuffle … iSentia wins content-harvesting licence …

The Ten Network conducts a "Dutch auction". And other media tidbits of the day.

Mayne: how Crown prince Packer conquered Melbourne

Mayne: how Crown prince Packer conquered Melbourne

The Packer family's historical influence on Victorian politics helps us better understand the upcoming election.

The Packers, a lost heir and the end of the media dynasties

The Packers, a lost heir and the end of the media dynasties

Did Sir Frank Packer have another son? Bridget Griffen-Foley updates the family story -- and documents the downfall of media dynasties -- in a new foreword to her Packer biography.

Crikey Clarifier: why is Channel Nine going public (again)?

Crikey Clarifier: why is Channel Nine going public (again)?

Channel Nine has announced it is going to go public. What is on offer, and should you buy a piece of the house that Kerry built?