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Politicians only complain about Murdoch’s influence after they quit

Politicians only complain about Murdoch’s influence after they quit

Those complaining about Rupert Murdoch wielding influence over prime ministers ignore the fact that prime ministers assiduously seek his favour.

Media moguls and the Turnbull coup

Media moguls and the Turnbull coup

Good morning, early birds. Kerry Stokes is now embroiled in reports about media involvement in the usurpation of Malcolm Turnbull. Plus, a Senate inquiry finds Peter Dutton misled parliament over the au pair scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Kerry Stokes shows you can never be too rich to ask for government money

Kerry Stokes shows you can never be too rich to ask for government money

What do you give to Kerry Stokes, a man with a multi-billion dollar media empire? Why, a $6 million government handout for an energy project he can easily fund himself, of course.

Seven West ‘temporarily suspends’ dividend to reduce debt

Seven West ‘temporarily suspends’ dividend to reduce debt

It seems the board has rejected other approaches, such as a rights issue, to help recapitalise the company.

Will Seven West Media’s $30m dividend next week be its last?

Will Seven West Media’s $30m dividend next week be its last?

Seven’s shares hit a record low of 63c last Friday and closed at 64c last night -- -- even as the broader sharemarket hit a three-month high. Things do not look good, write Glenn Dyer and Stephen Mayne.

Kerry Stokes pulls a Gerry Harvey on retail shareholders

Kerry Stokes pulls a Gerry Harvey on retail shareholders

Don't be surprised if Kerry Stokes sells out of Seven West altogether soon.

How much debt is too much for Kerry Stokes?

How much debt is too much for Kerry Stokes?

Interestingly, Kerry Stokes is not putting his hand in his own pocket to support yesterday's Coates Hire deal, write Glenn Dyer and Stephen Mayne.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Anti-abortion Twitter ... Stokes slashes ... Palmer's Facebook poetry ...

Mayne: Stokes’ belligerence will only fan the flames of the Worner affair

Mayne: Stokes’ belligerence will only fan the flames of the Worner affair

Like with Jeff Kennett, Kerry Stokes has been aggressively defensive and dismissive of both the governance issues and the lack of accountability.