Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull challenge News Corp over reports of ‘foreign interference’ in petition

Parliamentary committee investigating after former prime ministers criticise Murdoch media story on ‘fake’ names in petitionFormer prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull have challenged News Corp to co-operate with any investigation stemming from reports of “foreign interference” in a petition calling for a royal commission into the Murdoch media.The Australian newspaper, the foundation stone in Rupert Murdoch’s Australian operations, published a report on Wednesday that the Rudd-led petition would be scrutinised by an “official investigation” after more than 1,000 names on the petition were found to be fake. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-18 08:02:35 UTC ]
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Malcolm Turnbull signs Kevin Rudd's petition challenging News Corp media dominance

Former prime ministers urge others to join push for royal commission into lack of media diversity in AustraliaFormer Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has signed Kevin Rudd’s petition calling for a royal commission into News Corp’s dominance of the Australian media.Rudd, also a former... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-25 05:42:32 UTC ]
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'Instinctive monopolist': Kevin Rudd attacks Murdoch over News Corp rival to AAP newswire

Former PM’s warning comes as competition watchdog says it will be closely watching News Corp’s rival service The former prime minister Kevin Rudd has called on the Morrison government to intervene to support the philanthropically funded newswire service, Australian Associated Press 2.0, warning... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-07 21:35:18 UTC ]
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Malcolm Turnbull: News Corp is like a political party with the Murdochs encouraging intolerance

In his new book the former Australian PM accuses the company of helping to run the country through deferential leaders like Tony Abbott News Corp operates like a political party, working closely with rightwing politicians to influence policy and elections and to destroy politicians who won’t... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-16 07:19:49 UTC ]
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New York Times reports News Corp bid for S&S

Rupert Murdoch's media giant News Corp has made a bid for Simon & Schuster, according to a report in the New York Times. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 08:28:03 UTC ]
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Sarah Hanson-Young to push for media diversity inquiry after Kevin Rudd's Murdoch petition

Greens senator says ‘cosy relationship’ between Coalition and News Corp should be scrutinised after half a million people back a royal commissionGreens senator Sarah Hanson-Young will move to establish a Senate inquiry into media diversity on Wednesday following the popularity of Kevin Rudd’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-10 16:30:14 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

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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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Empire strikes back: News Corp turns blowtorch on former Australian reporter | The Weekly Beast

Former social affairs reporter Rick Morton attacked in print and online. Plus: Rowan Dean ignores police over Sydney stabbing attacksIt doesn’t take long for a top reporter at the Australian, with a regular presence on page one, to become the target of a front-page story in the combative... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-16 01:49:59 UTC ]
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News Corp worldwide reports $1.4bn net loss, but paid subscriptions rise

Chief executive Robert Thomson highlights growth at UK mastheads Times and Sunday Times, and Australian digital subscriptions rise 12%Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has shrugged off its latest annual loss with an upbeat assessment of its digital news and real estate assets.The worldwide publishing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp and media union warn over crackdown on spy reporting

Publisher says it would fight any measure that restricted free speech amid furore over new security lawsAustralias biggest newspaper publisher and the media union have warned the government against elements of a planned new national security bill that could allow journalists to be jailed for... Continue reading at The Guardian

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News Corp reports 4% revenue drop

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News Corp Reports 3 Percent Drop in Revenue in First Quarter

News Corp, the recently spun off publishing side of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, reported that its revenue fell in the first quarter of its fiscal 2014, due to lower advertising revenue and foreign exchange fluctuations. The company re ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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News Corp., Wall Street Journal owner, reports 3% lower revenue

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's publishing company News Corp. swung to a profit in its fiscal first quarter -- its first financial reporting period as a stand-alone company -- but revenue slipped nearly 3%.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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News Corp. Reports Disappointing Quarterly Numbers

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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

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James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

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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

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News Corp Answers Big Tech by Exploring its Own News Distribution Site

In a response to most news publishers’ checklist of needs from a digital conduit to their content, News Corp is Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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News Corp flashes teeth at Google with news-aggregation service

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