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Channel Ten faces harsh ratings and revenue realities

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CBD It might be time for the Ten Network to embrace its calling as the ultimate reality show, writes Colin Kruger in CBD.

A few gremlins in ASIC system

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CBD ASIC watchers clicking on to Greg Medcraft's speech on the corporate hound's website on Monday may have felt a sense of deja vu, writes Colin Kruger in CBD.

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Sirius deal not nickel and dime

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CBD Fancy frocks could be de rigueur for this year's Red Shield Appeal charity lunch with special guest Cate Blanchett and her 'sidekick' David Gonski.

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Melbourne's own Fort Knox

CBD Maybe David Jones boss Paul Zahra should sleep with one eye open after Bernie Brookes' slip of the tongue.

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Leaks off the menu at Leighton lunch

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CBD Spotted having lunch not far from Leighton Holdings HQ: Stewart Wallis, ex-Leighton CEO, Wal King, ex-Leighton CEO, and Hamish Tyrwhitt, ex-Leighton CEO.

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Hold your breath for Pimco gossip

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CBD Former Pimco chief executive Mohamed El-Erian has launched his own Twitter account.

Enduring the flight of fancy

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CBD Alan Joyce will be hoping senators at yet another inquiry into the Flying Kangaroo on Tuesday night stay focused on the terms of reference, writes Carolyn Cummins in CBD.

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A prayer on high may help Buddy Franklin

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CBD Not even Cardinal George Pell or his equally passionate mate Mike Willesee could save the Sydney Swans, writes Carolyn Cummins in CBD.

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Tearful day for Leighton's boss

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CBD Terminated or resigned, you choose, but for Leighton's chairman Thursday was a torrid day.

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It's only good news for NAB's Cameron Clyne

CBD Cameron Clyne says we're talking ourselves into a economic funk and he wants to do something about it.

Clive Palmer's latest water features

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CBD Clive Palmer's new parliamentary career has not stopped other projects from progressing to plan, writes Colin Kruger in CBD.

Rupert Murdoch to be inducted into TV hall of fame

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CBD The most normal media mogul Malcolm Turnbull knows is to be inducted into the US Television Academy hall of fame, writes CBD's Colin Kruger.

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No mulling over the good ol' days

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CBD Commonwealth Bank chief Ian Narev missed out on the chance to catch up with an old colleague when he shared canapes and his world view with Ord Minnett's premium clients last Thursday.

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Aussie 'iron lady' Gina Rinehart a big fan of Margaret Thatcher

CBD Gina Rinehart might not be planning to join fellow billionaire Clive Palmer in Canberra's fun house, but she knows which pollie she would be emulating if she did, writes Colin Kruger in CBD.

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Light at end of tunnel is LED

CBD Latest accusation being laid Qantas' door is that its executives are failing to see the light.

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Rich list gives Clive a big leg-up

CBD CBD is pleased to report that Clive Palmer is still highly regarded in some corners of China.

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Whitehaven could miss a crucial phone call

CBD The boganaire and tree hugger threat may have subsided for Whitehaven Coal but now it has a new nemesis: Its own telephone system.

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Coca Cola Amatil chief Terry Davis departs with $2.9m cash payout

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CBD Coca-Cola Amatil's departing chief, Terry Davis, will receive a $2.9 million cash payout on his short and long term incentive packages.

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Big pay day gets bigger for classy hooker Phil Kearns

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CBD As Wallabies captain, Phil Kearns learnt to lead by example and it is a lesson he has taken to his latest gig at Centric Wealth.

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Happily flying under the radar

CBD Air NZ douses speculation that Australia plans to rebuild pride in its aviation industry by adopting the Kiwi airline.