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In political advertising, the Liberals have always looked after their mates

In political advertising, the Liberals have always looked after their mates

Using taxpayer money to fund ads doesn't just benefit politicians — it's money in the bank for their friends in the media.

Free-to-air viability in doubt as companies slash TV value

Free-to-air viability in doubt as companies slash TV value

Southern Cross Austereo has followed Seven West Media in slashing millions from the value of its TV operations.

Seven Group results a warning on media value

Seven Group results a warning on media value

With its biggest shareholder slashing the value of its holding, the Seven West board is under a lot of pressure.

Seven moves to terminate employee agreement amid cost cuts, falling share price

Seven moves to terminate employee agreement amid cost cuts, falling share price

Yet another company is using "extraordinary" hard ball negotiation tactics with their staff, this time in the media.

Seven AGM promises a sunny outlook, but cuts will hurt

Seven AGM promises a sunny outlook, but cuts will hurt

Chair Kerry Stokes and CEO Tim Worner were optimistic at Seven's annual general meeting. But staff and shareholders won't have much to smile about.

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.