Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has flagged that he will attempt to avert the rising US-China trade war at the weekend's G20 summit, and the government flags that Australia may join the US efforts against Iran. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Good morning, early birds. Labor has refused to support the contentious third stage of the government's $158 billion tax cut package, and the ABC and News Corp gear up to to challenge recent AFP raids in court. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The raid has been met with widespread condemnation from the media.
News Corp has actively cheered the expansion of the Coalition's police state. But now that one of its own is the target, News Corp is suddenly opposed to the world it helped create.
A News Corp Australia spokeswoman said the cuts were about meeting 'the changing demands of our consumers and customers'.
The homogenisation of local papers is preventing them from reflecting the communities they belong to, making them less diverse and less viable.
As Foxtel losses continue and News Corp desperately seeks to resize media operations, Australian head Michael Miller has hit the interview circuit to spin the company's dire fortunes.