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The kids of News Corp’s culture wars 

The kids of News Corp’s culture wars 

Innocent or guilty? The culture wars often drag children up in waves of confusing messaging from the News Corp commentariat.

How News Corp Australia sets up the US debate — and vice-versa

How News Corp Australia sets up the US debate — and vice-versa

When you decry the "Americanisation" of Australian political discourse, remember who inspires Fox News' talking points in the first place.

Could a boycott of News Corp work?

Could a boycott of News Corp work?

Various media personalities are increasingly calling for action against News Corp, especially The Australian. Will their efforts bear fruit?

Will News Corp results reveal Foxtel life support?

Will News Corp results reveal Foxtel life support?

Questions about Foxtel's ailing financial health swarm ahead of News Corp's June results, released this week.

Netflix deal is done, but who’s picking up Foxtel’s tab?

Netflix deal is done, but who’s picking up Foxtel’s tab?

Foxtel's Netflix deal grabbed headlines yesterday, but of greater interest around the pay TV operator is the $900 million in loan repayments due this year.

The dangerous devolution of Australian op-eds

The dangerous devolution of Australian op-eds

As the line between fact and fiction continues to blur, the integrity of journalism is rapidly falling away.

Media starts drumbeat for war on Iran

Media starts drumbeat for war on Iran

Having learnt nothing from the Iraq debacle, the Australian media is now urging our involvement in another military intervention in the Middle East.

Murdoch and mainstream media win big in funding handouts

Murdoch and mainstream media win big in funding handouts

The Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas has awarded handouts to some of the richest media organisations in the country, including The Australian and AFR. It raises the question: what do they need the money for?

How much clout does News Corp have in the fight for press freedom?

How much clout does News Corp have in the fight for press freedom?

For all its sins, News Corp has a strong history of using its political clout for press freedom and for standing up for its journalists and whistleblowers. 

Morrison to take ‘assertive stance’ on US-China trade war

Morrison to take ‘assertive stance’ on US-China trade war

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.