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ABC backs its reporting on George Pell after Andrew Bolt accuses it of a witch-hunt

News Corp columnists and other Pell supporters say the national broadcaster conducted a ‘crusade’ against the cardinalThe ABC has backed its journalists and its reporting on George Pell after the cardinal’s release from jail prompted a spate of attacks on the national broadcaster by Pell... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-07 17:30:02 UTC ]
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Clive Palmer buys huge ad to push plan to fund malaria drug as possible cure for Covid-19 | Amanda Meade

Mining magnate took over page two and three of the Australian for his grand scheme. Plus: News Corp journos forced to take leaveOn Friday the Australian published a double-page advertisement paid for by the mining magnate Clive Palmer, promoting his plan to fund 1m doses of the malaria drug... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-27 01:06:05 UTC ]
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We didn't start the fire: News Corp defends false arson claims that spread worldwide | Weekly Beast

‘We never overplayed the arson story,’ Campbell Reid protests. Plus: Virginia Trioli punches backCampbell Reid came armed with facts and figures to defend the Murdoch empire from accusations of climate denialism.News Corp’s corporate affairs executive was part of a Judith Neilson Institute... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-13 02:26:57 UTC ]
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News Corp finds someone to blame after pulling the plug on AAP (hint: it's not News Corp) | Weekly Beast

Murdoch mastheads point finger at ABC, Facebook and the Guardian, among others. Plus: what KFC and bidets say about the state of journalismThe demise of AAP has unexpectedly ignited a war of words between media companies over who is to blame.According to News Corp – one of the major shareholders... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-06 02:34:45 UTC ]
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More Than 50 AAP Reporters Likely to be Offered Jobs at News Corp and Nine Amid Closure

More than 50 Australian Associated Press journalists are likely to be offered jobs at News Corp Australia and Nine Entertainment as the Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-03-04 19:15:48 UTC ]
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More than 50 AAP reporters likely to be offered jobs at News Corp and Nine amid closure

Around 200 journalists are set to be made redundant by the shock closure, which will hit the industry hardMore than 50 Australian Associated Press journalists are likely to be offered jobs at News Corp Australia and Nine Entertainment as the two media giants look to boost staff ranks after... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-04 09:33:19 UTC ]
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AAP's future in doubt as Nine and News Corp reconsider investment

Australian Associated Press board to discuss future of wire service, which is 45% owned by News CorpNews agency Australian Associated Press, whose 180 journalists provide much of the nation’s daily news and photos, is facing an uncertain future as major shareholders Nine Entertainment and News... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-02 01:40:44 UTC ]
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ABC does swift reverse on new Q&A logo after Red Cross knocks | The Weekly Beast

Redesign inadvertently breaches international humanitarian law. Plus, News Corp unruffled by consumer campaign on climateThe ABC has been forced to ditch a new logo it designed for the relaunch of Q+A with Hamish Macdonald after inadvertently breaching the international humanitarian law that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-28 01:08:37 UTC ]
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Can Rupert Murdoch and Boris Johnson Team Up to Kneecap the BBC?

Over the past five years, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has been quietly building a major position in the U.K. radio Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-02-25 22:25:24 UTC ]
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News Corp asylum seeker cartoon 'prejudicial' but in public interest, press council says

Watchdog says Daily Telegraph cartoon conveys offensive stereotypes about Middle Eastern men but is justified in the public interestA cartoon published in a News Corp newspaper which conveyed offensive stereotypes about Middle Eastern and asylum seeker men did not breach press standards because... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-17 05:58:27 UTC ]
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Why Are News Aggregators Still a Thing?

Nearly five months after News Corp announced it was launching a product billed as a “generous aggregation” of news and the antidote to Google News' monopolistic position, the company debuted Knewz.com on January 29. Its launch didn’t generate much consumer-side buzz, despite it having an... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-13 17:20:50 UTC ]
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Johnson met Murdoch on day he signalled general election bid

News Corp owner was the only media baron the prime minister saw in his first three monthsBoris Johnson saw Rupert Murdoch for a “social meeting” on the day he signalled his intention to seek a general election last year, according to new transparency disclosures.Johnson saw the media billionaire... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-23 20:28:52 UTC ]
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Australia’s fires are a climate reckoning for the Murdoch press

For several months, catastrophic fires have been raging in Australia. Collectively, they’ve torched some 38,000 square miles nationwide, killing at least 28 people and, according to the University of Sydney, more than a billion animals. In recent weeks, heart-rending stories of death and... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-17 13:05:42 UTC ]
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James Murdoch's climate stance distances him from family empire

Criticism of denial by News Corp and Fox underlines Murdoch heir’s transformationJames Murdoch claims he has never watched Succession, the drama series that documents the professional and personal rebellions of a billionaire media family suspiciously similar to his own. But his comments... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 19:36:48 UTC ]
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James Murdoch's attack on News Corp and Fox News 'not discussed by board'

Director Peter Barnes says board has not talked about attack on Fox News and News Corp’s climate coverageThe lead independent director of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, Peter Barnes, says the media group’s board has yet to discuss James Murdoch’s attack on the company over its stance on the climate... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 07:29:48 UTC ]
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The Australian says it accepts climate science, so why does it give a platform to 'outright falsehoods'?

News Corp’s paper says its journalists report the facts but critics say it publishes misleading claimsIn an editorial on Saturday, the Weekend Australian defended the News Corp paper’s climate coverage in response to criticism that it had underplayed the bushfire crisis and chosen to highlight... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-14 16:30:39 UTC ]
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James Murdoch criticises father's news outlets for climate crisis denial

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and Fox cited for ‘frustrating’ coverage of Australian bushfiresRupert Murdoch’s son has strongly criticised his family’s news outlets for downplaying the impact of the climate crisis, as bushfires continue to burn in Australia.James Murdoch and his wife, Kathryn,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-14 13:39:30 UTC ]
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News Corp employee lashes climate 'misinformation' in bushfire coverage with blistering email

Emily Townsend’s reply-all email to executive chairman calls the company’s coverage ‘irresponsible’ and ‘dangerous’A senior News Corp employee has accused the company of “misinformation” and diverting attention from climate change during the bushfire crisis in an explosive all-staff email... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-10 02:32:52 UTC ]
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Without Much Fanfare, News Corp’s The Sun Launches a U.S. Site

U.K. newspaper The Sun quietly launched a free U.S. website on Wednesday morning as News Corp tries to take advantage Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-01-08 22:45:38 UTC ]
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The paltry price paid for Unruly rattles the consolidating ad tech market

The $19 million shelled out for the Unruly transaction represents a sharp haircut from the $90 million upfront cash price News Corp paid for the company a little over four years ago. The post The paltry price paid for Unruly rattles the consolidating ad tech market appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2020-01-07 05:00:57 UTC ]
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