Murdoch empire’s global chief Robert Thomson to front questions at Australian Senate inquiry

New York-based boss of News Corp set to be asked about private meeting with Scott Morrison and company’s new campaign for climate actionThe global head of Rupert Murdoch’s empire, Robert Thomson, will appear before the media diversity inquiry next week to answer questions about the dominance of News Corp in Australia’s media landscape.The invitation to front the Senate was accepted by the New York-based Thomson after the co-chairman of News Corp, Lachlan Murdoch, turned down a request to appear last month. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-14 04:56:21 UTC ]
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‘The real Rupert’: News Corp global chief says idea that Murdoch influences elections is a ‘myth’

Robert Thomson says media empire’s newspapers have a common ‘philosophy’ and denies they have performed a backflip on climate change in AustraliaGet our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe idea that Rupert Murdoch influences Australian elections is a “myth” and far removed from the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Executive decision: Lachlan Murdoch turns back on media inquiry to reopen Fox News | The Weekly Beast

News Corp co-chairman declines Senate communications committee invitation. Plus: Daily Telegraph names and shames ‘index case’Lachlan Murdoch will be en route to reopen Fox News offices in Los Angeles on Monday when the Senate media inquiry reconvenes to consider YouTube’s temporary ban on Sky... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-03 03:21:06 UTC ]
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Lachlan Murdoch asked to appear at parliamentary inquiry into YouTube’s suspension of Sky News Australia

Hearing to examine temporary ban for breaching Covid misinformation policies with chair hoping to grill Murdoch on ‘standards of journalism and accurate reporting’Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingLachlan Murdoch has been invited to appear before a reconvened Senate inquiry... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp strikes deal as Facebook agrees to pay for Australian content

News Corp is the largest media company to sign agreement with Facebook since laws passed by Scott Morrison’s governmentRupert Murdoch’s News Corp says a landmark three-year agreement with Facebook to pay for its Australian content will transform the terms of trade for journalism.Facebook has... Continue reading at The Guardian

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UK: Welbeck Acquires Australian Illustrator Robert Ingpen’s Backlist

en titles from illustrator Robert Ingpen now form the basis of a new UK children's book publishing imprint, Welbeck Children's Classics. The post UK: Welbeck Acquires Australian Illustrator Robert Ingpen’s Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ex-PMs unite in Australia in bid to curb power of Murdoch empire

Former rivals to star in Leveson-style inquiry into mogul’s near-monopoly of the country’s mediaIn high public office, both men lived and died at the word of the world’s most influential media mogul, Rupert Murdoch. But now two former Australian prime ministers are at the vanguard of a campaign... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Rudd and Turnbull will be called to give evidence at Senate inquiry into media diversity

Sarah Hanson-Young secures inquiry after the popularity of Kevin Rudd’s petition for a royal commission into News CorpThe former prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull will be called to give evidence at a Senate inquiry into media diversity that will examine the dominance of News Corp... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-11 08:24:08 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

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For presidents considering military force, Robert Gates has some questions

The former defense secretary laments that America has let its nonmilitary powers atrophy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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5 Questions for Kristen O’Hara, Chief Business Officer of Hearst Magazines

This January, former Snap Inc. exec Kristen O'Hara joined Hearst Magazines as senior vice president and chief business officer. We caught up with O'Hara to learn about her top priorities in the newly created role. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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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

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Australian newspapers black out front pages to fight back against secrecy laws

United campaign by media companies highlights government moves to penalise whistleblowing and criminalise journalism • Lenore Taylor: Concrete action rather than nice words are needed on press freedomThe front page of every newspaper in Australia was blacked out on Monday as part of a campaign... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Democracy overboard: Rupert Murdoch's long war on Australian politics | Kevin Rudd

Australia has become a dangerously complacent country, dancing to the reactionary tune of the Murdoch pressAustralia has become the complacent country. Complacent about its future economic competitiveness. Complacent about climate change. Complacent about how to navigate our future in the region... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-06 20:00:48 UTC ]
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Senators Question Education Publishers’ Data Collection Practices

An August 12 letter, signed by three senators raised concerns that the data harvested and maintained by digital educational publishers today “could pose a serious risk to students, parents, and educational institutions" if "stolen, collected, or sold without their permission or knowledge.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Conde Nast's new global CEO is a former Pandora and Sling TV chief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. On April 22, publishing conglomerate Condé Nast—home of Vogue, The New Yorker,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Global Publishing Leaders 2018: Thomson Reuters

In 2008, the Thomson Corporation and Reuters Group PLC merged to form Thomson Reuters. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Australian journalist's 'captivating' debut snapped up for HC's global programme

A "captivating coming-of-age" debut from an Australian journalist will be published by Borough Press as part of the HarperCollins Global Publishing Program. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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