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'Married at first sight': Seven's Stokes takes swipe at Nine-Fairfax tie-up

'Married at first sight': Seven's Stokes takes swipe at Nine-Fairfax tie-up

Kerry Stokes has taken a swipe at the looming merger between Nine and Fairfax Media, but left the door open for a transaction involving his top rated TV network and another industry player.

  • by John McDuling

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News Corp quietly unveils 'Netflix of Sport' as Foxtel struggles
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News Corp quietly unveils 'Netflix of Sport' as Foxtel struggles

News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson is throwing his support behind digital news subscriptions, after posting a 23 per cent increase in revenue to $2.52 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2019.

  • by Jennifer Duke
'It's all done for love': Liberal MP Craig Kelly to regularly co-host Outsiders on Sky News
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'It's all done for love': Liberal MP Craig Kelly to regularly co-host Outsiders on Sky News

The backbencher - who faces a significant battle to retain his seat - replaces Ross Cameron, who was sacked after making racist comments.

  • by Michael Koziol
Telegraph slammed for 'extraordinary' conduct in Rush trial: court
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Telegraph slammed for 'extraordinary' conduct in Rush trial: court

The barrister acting for Geoffrey Rush in his defamation case against the Telegraph has blasted the newspaper for its "extraordinary" conduct during the trial.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Why the Fox News-ification of Sky News Australia will probably stay
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Why the Fox News-ification of Sky News Australia will probably stay

Lachlan Murdoch made his first public appearance since being handed the keys to the family business last week. And what he said was significant for Australia.

  • by John McDuling
Sky News host Ross Cameron sacked for racist comments
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Sky News host Ross Cameron sacked for racist comments

The controversial host has had his contract terminated.

  • by Michael Koziol
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Shock as Daily Telegraph seeks to amend defence in Geoffrey Rush case
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Shock as Daily Telegraph seeks to amend defence in Geoffrey Rush case

The Oscar-winning actor's barrister insisted the application to amend the defence be dealt with behind closed doors.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Google slams News Corp ‘algorithm review board’ hopes
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Google slams News Corp ‘algorithm review board’ hopes

Google has slammed News Corp's hopes for the government to introduce a review panel of algorithms used by digital platforms, telling the competition regulator the publisher's idea is "unnecessary and ill-conceived".

  • by Jennifer Duke & John McDuling
'I'm frightened': Texts between actors revealed in Rush defamation case
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'I'm frightened': Texts between actors revealed in Rush defamation case

Robyn Nevin has denied she said she "thought Geoffrey had stopped doing that" after a young actress allegedly raised claims of sexual harassment.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Frenemies, facebook and your favourite idea from a rival: media CEOs open up
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Frenemies, facebook and your favourite idea from a rival: media CEOs open up

An exclusive survey of 14 media chiefs reveals their biggest challenges, greatest opportunities and favourite things their rivals do.

  • by Jennifer Duke
Digital news readership jumps 4pc in Australia
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Digital news readership jumps 4pc in Australia

Digital readership of online news has risen 4 per cent in the last 12 months, with 13.6 million people accessing their content online.

  • by Jennifer Duke