News Corp Australia papers labelled 'sexist' and 'toxic' by former staff photographer at media inquiry

Photographers told to provide images of attractive women and avoid ‘pigs in lipstick’The Weekly Beast: News Corp gives Kevin Rudd the silent treatmentA veteran News Corp Australia photographer has given devastating evidence to a parliamentary inquiry about the way the Murdoch newspapers treated female employees and directed photographers to only take pictures of conventionally attractive young women.Anna Rogers, who was made redundant last year, told the media diversity inquiry she worked in a sexist and toxic culture at Cumberland Newspapers, the Australian, the Courier-Mail and the Cairns Post between 1991 and 2020, where men were consistently promoted over women. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-12 07:44:32 UTC ]
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News Corp Australia won’t muzzle commentators as it ramps up climate coverage

Newspapers to cover ‘all views’ and ‘not just the popular ones’, indicating the Murdoch empire may continue its pattern of climate science denialGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingNews Corp Australia has confirmed it will ramp up its company-wide coverage of climate change next... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-10 20:00:05 UTC ]
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Is Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia really shifting away from ‘climate denialism’?

The media tycoon’s outlets often give voice to ardent deniers of climate science, backers of fossil fuels and opponents of net zero. Is that all about to change?Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingNews Corp Australia, seen by many as the nation’s most enduring purveyor of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-08 06:21:19 UTC ]
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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

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-01 17:30:01 UTC ]
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Facebook to pay News Corp for content in Australia

The "landmark" deal comes after Australia passed a world-first law targeting Facebook and Google. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2021-03-16 09:56:32 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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'Gutting': News Corp Australia's newspaper print closures will leave 'thousands of stories' untold

Readers and former staff decry a terrible day for journalism and express grief at job cutsDevoted readers and former staff of Australia’s local newspapers have expressed their grief at News Corp Australia’s announcement of significant job cuts and the print closure of more than 100 local and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-28 03:36:58 UTC ]
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Most Australian News Corp small papers to go digital-only

Australia’s largest newspaper publisher says most of its suburban and regional mastheads across the country will become digital-only next month Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-05-28 03:22:47 UTC ]
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News Corp Australia to Cut ‘Up to a Third of Workforce’ in Move Towards Digital-Only Publishing

News Corp Australia is poised to cut hundreds of jobs as it moves towards digital-only publishing for many of its Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-27 14:51:01 UTC ]
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Australia Bushfire Coverage: ABC Emergency Fire Broadcasts Praised but News Corp Goes on Attack

Since Boxing Day, as bushfires raged across Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia, the ABC has handled more than Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-01-06 15:52:50 UTC ]
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News Corp Australia revenues fall as advertising drops and subscriptions stay flat

Rupert Murdoch’s Australian mastheads and Foxtel suffer drop in revenue although global profits increase after huge loss in 2018Revenue at the Australian mastheads run by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp fell by 6% last year, and the company’s pay TV operation, Foxtel, has also been hit by falling... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-09 01:33:05 UTC ]
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Australia’s grand mufti wins defamation case over News Corp articles

Media group consents to judgment as part of settlement with Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed, after paper said he had not condemned Paris attacksAustralia’s grand mufti has won a defamation case over News Corp articles depicting him as an “unwise” monkey and asserting he had failed to condemn the 2015... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge gives News Corp a lesson in what confidential means in staff row

Supreme court justice criticises News Corp over tussle with rival. Plus the ABC’s misstep with chicken feet video, and the Daily Tele hits the dole queue againA supreme court justice has condemned the response of News Corp and Seven West Media to a female employee who quit News Life Media to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-03 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

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp and Mail Online plagiarism spat goes to Cannes Lions festival | Media Monkey

The ongoing Antipodeon spat between News Corp and Mail Online over the latters alleged plagiarism appears to have spilled over onto waterfront at this weeks Cannes Lions advertising festival. The Daily Mail websites publisher, Martin Clarke, never known for half measures, is schmoozing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australia to Play Big Role in News Corp.'s Publishing SpinOff

In splitting News Corp. into two companies, Rupert Murdoch is creating something he hasn't had in years: an Australian media company. By some measures, the publishing company to emerge from the division of News Corp. sometime next year will have ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Even if News Corp. Divides, the Murdochs' Control Is Undiluted

Critics of the company's dual-class share structure, which gives the Murdoch family 40 percent voting control, registered their concerns that nothing would change if the company split into entertainment and publishing businesses. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media giant News Corp. considering breakup

News Corp. is considering a breakup that would put its 20th Century Fox film studio, Fox broadcast network and Fox News Channel in one company and its newspapers and book publishing assets in another.News Corp. is contemplating what once was unthinkable — splitting its entertainment and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sun Staff Turn on Murdoch: Senior Journalists Criticize News Corp.

LONDON -- Fresh evidence of a "civil war" at News Corp. has emerged following what commentators have interpreted as an extraordinary attack by the Murdoch-owned U.K. tabloid The Sun on its parent company. In a signed article, published Monda ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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