Controlling media assets is often more about the power and prestige than the actual dollars. But can Kerry Stokes keep tolerating this?
Young travellers may want to steer clear of Sydney for a while, if David Leyonhjelm's tweets are anything to go by.
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.
The media ownership battle is old and long-winded, and will still fall far short of making us competitive swimmers in the ocean of global media, writes journalist and media watcher Chris Warren.
Once the government's reforms go through, the true fight for control will be over the metropolitan FM radio stations, media analyst Bob Peters says.
Consideration of changes to media ownership rules should be put on hold until serious questions around the placing of Ten in administration are resolved, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
The government's media reform package is more a media aid package, but it won't help dinosaur media in the long run, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.
By delivering a free-to-air network to Rupert Murdoch, the government media reforms will afford News Corp unique power to impose its own agenda.
Ten's future suddenly looks bleak again, but it could all turn out OK -- from the Murdochs' point of view, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.