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Jennifer Duke is a media and telecommunications journalist for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Seven chief calls for more 'far-reaching' probe into tech giants

Seven chief calls for more 'far-reaching' probe into tech giants

Seven West Media chief executive Tim Worner is urging the competition regulator to do more with its inquiry into digital platforms, including broadening the focus on entertainment content he believes is damaged by social media behemoths.

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‘No other option’: Telstra braces as employees vote on strike action
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‘No other option’: Telstra braces as employees vote on strike action

Telstra chief executive Andy Penn will be bracing as his workforce chooses whether to go on strike over the next few weeks with thousands of employees expected to vote from Monday onwards to decide whether to take industrial action.

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A cinematic feud: Are the curtains closing on Village Roadshow?

A cinematic feud: Are the curtains closing on Village Roadshow?

The angry emails began on June 20 when John Kirby fired off a lengthy missive to the Village Roadshow board. The subject line was “The Diagnosis”.

  • by Jennifer Duke & Kylar Loussikian
Australian Open viewers make the switch to Nine after Seven's 40-year run

Australian Open viewers make the switch to Nine after Seven's 40-year run

The sports broadcasting shakeup has not hit free-to-air figures for the Australian Open.

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Navitas shares surge on sweetened $2.1b offer from BGH consortium

Navitas shares surge on sweetened $2.1b offer from BGH consortium

The groundbreaking tie-up between newly minted private equity firm BGH Capital and the nation's biggest super fund looks set to snag its first major deal.

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Optus backpedals on 5G promises as rivals blame Huawei ban

Optus backpedals on 5G promises as rivals blame Huawei ban

Singtel Optus chief executive Allen Lew’s plans to roll out fixed wireless 5G services this month have been pushed back, amid industry speculation that the government’s ban on providers like Huawei for the high-speed network is to blame for delays.

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Deals on the agenda as Nine beds down Fairfax merger

Deals on the agenda as Nine beds down Fairfax merger

Nine Entertainment Co chief executive Hugh Marks expects to make moves in a matter of months to gain full control of Macquarie Radio and find buyers for the regional, New Zealand and events assets of the recently merged multi-billion dollar media business.

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Telstra taken to court over sexual harassment claim

Telstra taken to court over sexual harassment claim

A sexual harassment case has been filed against Telstra by a former contractor who alleges her boss victimised and discriminated against her when she worked for the mobile provider. 

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Former ABC staff ask Scott Morrison not to consider 'biased' candidates for chairman role

Former ABC staff ask Scott Morrison not to consider 'biased' candidates for chairman role

Almost 100 former ABC staff members have asked the PM to disqualify any candidates for the public broadcaster's chair who have criticised its online activities.

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Scam losses hit $2.8 million as police, tax board impersonated

Scam losses hit $2.8 million as police, tax board impersonated

Scammers are walking away with million from phone scams and spoofing numbers is difficult to stop.

  • by Emma Koehn & Jennifer Duke
ABC and SBS spend $780,000 rebutting unfair competition claims

ABC and SBS spend $780,000 rebutting unfair competition claims

A government-instigated inquiry into claims the public broadcasters unfairly compete with commercial media rivals cost the ABC and SBS more than $780,000 to defend.

  • by Jennifer Duke