Good morning, early birds. Nine's flagship papers The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age have announced they will no longer publish Ipsos polls following Labor's shock election loss, and Anthony Albanese looks set to clinch the ALP leadership. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
With ad revenues down across the board, don't be surprised if you see more legacy media companies pushing for mergers this year.
Nine's profits will be more than double the expected profit at rival Seven West Media.
It was a battle of the orange t-shirts in Perth this week.
Using taxpayer money to fund ads doesn't just benefit politicians — it's money in the bank for their friends in the media.
Closures and consolidations of local newspapers in the US have had a ruinous effect on the local communities they serve. Is this what we'll see in Australia?
Nine has reported increased revenue and lower costs, but a look at the papers suggests that this is through significantly narrowing their focus.