The Murdoch Family Trust has just become $12 billion richer — but that's not all the Fox-Disney deal has reaped for the family.
Who's benefited from this? Ultimately, nobody. We’ve lost six years, and are left with a great failure of public policy.
Whatever role he played in the toppling of Malcolm Turnbull, it is far from the first time Rupert Murdoch has been an active political force.
News Corp has shuffled editors between its papers and TV news arm to fill the gap left by departing Sky News boss Angelos Frangopoulos.
News Corp's shift away from purely relationship-driven politics towards right-wing populism came slowly, but the ingredients were always there.
Crikey readers respond to the Murdoch family's history of political meddling and the role of multinationals in Australian foreign policy.
There's very little that the Turnbull government didn't do for Rupert Murdoch's enterprises. So why did Murdoch push to axe him?
Company directors said the bonus was justified as the men were “critical to the completion” of the Disney deal.