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Hinch’s Senate Diary: police constables are the only kind of PC I have time for

Hinch’s Senate Diary: police constables are the only kind of PC I have time for

With all the hyperbole about crime running rampant, don't be surprised if "Laura Norder" plays a heavy part in Victoria's state election come November.

Ron Walker: I’m still interested in buying The Age

Ron Walker: I’m still interested in buying The Age

Ron Walker has refused to rule out buying The Age, saying he has a "constant interest" in acquiring the ailing paper. And Jeff Kennett has today publicly backed the cause.

How six bad Fairfax calls cost shareholders almost $4b

How six bad Fairfax calls cost shareholders almost $4b

Fairfax executives and board members have sat back and watched more than 80% of the value of the company evaporate.

Mayne: would Gina oppress minority Fairfax shareholders?

Mayne: would Gina oppress minority Fairfax shareholders?

Having seen how Gina Rinehart treats her kids, does any self-interested Fairfax Media investor seriously fancy being a minority shareholder in a complex beast controlled by Australia’s most litigious Rich Lister.

With $5b of intangibles, will new Fairfax director wield the axe?

With $5b of intangibles, will new Fairfax director wield the axe?

With its share price sliding to record lows, Fairfax Media is now in the invidious position of having the most wildly optimistic balance sheet of any ASX200 company.

JB Fairfax, flick go the shares, while masthead editors in power struggle

JB Fairfax, flick go the shares, while masthead editors in power struggle

The internal machinations at Fairfax and News Limited surely tell us that we live in an age where the newspaper business is increasingly devoid of sentiment.

SMH, Age to ditch broadsheet? … Mother Murdoch defies News Ltd …

SMH, Age to ditch broadsheet? … Mother Murdoch defies News Ltd …

In today's Media Briefs: Front Page of the Day ... The Department of Corrections ... The Age and 3AW buyout rejected ... Mother Murdoch defies News Ltd stance on carbon tax ...

How Steve Fielding helped billionaires dominate media ownership

How Steve Fielding helped billionaires dominate media ownership

Steve Fielding retires from the Senate on June 30, but one of his lasting legacies will be the continuing flow of media deals triggered by John Howard’s liberalisation of foreign and cross-media ownership laws in 2005.

Fairfax ed count: where the chiefs outnumber the Indians

Fairfax ed count: where the chiefs outnumber the Indians

By their works ye shall know them. Or in the case of new Fairfax CEO Greg Hywood, we might say that we know him by the appointments he has made, and those whom he has dispatched.

Ron and James’ jig … moderator miss … Hamish and Andy cash in …

Ron and James’ jig … moderator miss … Hamish and Andy cash in …

Come on Crikey readers. Tell us what James Packer and Ron Walker were laughing about as they boogied it up at the Australian Grand Prix this weekend. Surely it wasn't really because Packer made a donation to Japan...?