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 it was justified in the public interest, the press watchdog has ruled.The Australian Press Council investigated a cartoon by Warren Brown, published in the Daily Telegraph in February 2019 during the medevac debate, which portrayed a bearded man with a head covering, long tunic and sandals, chasing a female nurse or doctor. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-17 05:58:27 UTC ]
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News Corp defiant after 'racist' Serena Williams cartoon sparks global furore

Tabloid rails against ‘PC world’, republishing ‘infamous’ caricature by Mark KnightNews Corp in Australia has doubled down on a cartoon published by its Melbourne paper that has been widely derided as a racist caricature of Serena Williams.The cartoon by Mark Knight made international headlines... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Repugnant, racist': News Corp cartoon on Serena Williams condemned

JK Rowling and daughter of Martin Luther King Jr criticise cartoonist Mark Knight’s caricature of tennis star News Corp has come under global condemnation for publishing a racist, sexist cartoon depicting Serena Williams in its Melbourne paper.The cartoon by Mark Knight, published in Rupert... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corporation's marriage of convenience with the Press Council looks shaky

Attacks on the Press Council reflect the conveniently shifting opinions of news media publishers to the political environment rather than fundamental questions of press freedom Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. Unit Interested in Penguin Group

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has expressed interest in buying book publisher Penguin Group, potentially undermining merger discussions between Penguin and Random House, people familiar with the situation said. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New Press: 20 Years of Publishing ‘in the Public Interest’

Twenty years after it was founded by former Pantheon publisher Andre Schiffrin as a nonprofit publisher with a mission statement to publish “in the public interest,” the New Press is on something of a roll. The house has a new bestseller—Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow—spacious offices in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-16 00:00:00 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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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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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

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-12 18:30:12 UTC ]
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News Corp flashes teeth at Google with news-aggregation service

News Corp said it would not take a cut of ad revenue generated by articles from Knewz.com. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-08-23 08:34:39 UTC ]
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News Corp is apparently working on a news app called 'Knewz'

News Corp wants to give people an alternative to Google News and Apple News. The media company that owns Dow Jones Newswires and HarperCollins is working on its own news aggregation service, reported The Wall Street Journal. The service will be calle... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-08-22 21:14:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. reviews its options for News America marketing unit

News Corp. said it is evaluating options for its News America Marketing business that could include a sale, which would leave the publisher of the Wall Street Journal and New York Post more purely focused on media while removing what’s been a troubled unit. The review of News America, which... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-18 20:05:16 UTC ]
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News Corp. attacks internet platforms for hurting news business

general counsel blamed internet platforms for hurting the news business by siphoning off profits and promoting less reliable news for readers in his prepared remarks for a congressional panel... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-11 20:09:08 UTC ]
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Is News Corp.'s 'The Daily' giving you more blues than news?

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Every single person I know with an iPad who has used News Corp.'s "The Daily" complains about persistent crashes and really, really, really, slow update times. Now PaidContent reports that the initial two-week free introduction promotion is going on and on and on, kind of... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 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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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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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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