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Billionaires to the rescue once again in the declining newspaper industry

Billionaires to the rescue once again in the declining newspaper industry

The sale of The Los Angeles Times to health tech entrepreneur Patrick Soon-Shiong is a replay of the worn narrative of billionaires swooping in to prop up troubled mastheads -- for better or worse.

Here’s $1m for your newspaper … do you want it? Aussie editors respond

Here’s $1m for your newspaper … do you want it? Aussie editors respond

Editors of some of Australia’s biggest newspapers are divided over whether they would accept philanthropic donations, after the LA Times accepted a "no strings" US$1 million grant. Scott Barnes reports.

Goldman Sachs exec’s public resignation and other classic dummy spits

Goldman Sachs exec’s public resignation and other classic dummy spits

Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith's resignation letter can be seen as a growing trend, particularly in the United States, for departing employees to attack the culture of the company they are leaving. Let’s have a look at five high-profile examples.