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 who actually took the decision to close AAP – the shuttering of the vital news service is the fault of digital giants Google and Facebook … and the ABC and Guardian Australia. Wait. What? Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-06 02:34:45 UTC ]
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Toto Albanese steals the post-election show as News Corp front pages do an about-face | The Weekly Beast

Seven’s Mark Riley catches Covid just in time to miss plane to Quad summit. Plus: the West Australian prints Noongar edition for Reconciliation WeekToto Albanese was the undisputed star of the newspaper front pages on Monday morning after her master Anthony Albanese won the election. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-27 02:22:51 UTC ]
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Oz editor-in-chief rages against the ‘tearing down’ of News Corp journalism | Weekly Beast

Christopher Dore says some critics make him ‘cringe’. Plus: ‘Furries’ at elite Brisbane school?Christopher Dore has been the editor-in-chief of the Australian since 2018, and has quite the pedigree in editing Rupert Murdoch’s Australian mastheads. Dorey, as staff call him, has edited the Daily... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-25 03:05:12 UTC ]
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News Corp is going ‘only positive’ on climate but did Gina Rinehart miss the memo? | The Weekly Beast

It seems the billionaire is not convinced by the Murdoch empire’s new Mission Zero campaign, and neither are its star commentators; Plus: Tomalaris rides offFresh from targeting climate change “propaganda” in the education system, billionaire Gina Rinehart popped up in News Corp Australia’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-15 01:46:45 UTC ]
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Alan Jones laments Daily Telegraph column dropped but remains in News Corp stable| The Weekly Beast

The Sky News After Dark presenter denies being an anti-vaxxer as his regular sports column continuesAlan Jones has denied being an anti-vaxxer and encouraging the anti-lockdown protesters in an emotional broadcast after his regular column was dumped by the Daily Telegraph.“I now face a headline... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-30 04:08:30 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch tries to weather News Corp's climate crisis at AGM | The Weekly Beast

News Corp executive chairman says ‘we do not deny climate change’. Plus: ABC rejects Media Watch segmentWhile News Corp’s Australian outlets were waging war against two former prime ministers at home, the New York-based company was holding its first virtual annual general meeting to update its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-20 00:31:56 UTC ]
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Devine intervention: News Corp columnist forced to say she doesn't 'want grandma to die' | The Weekly Beast

Miranda Devine bombarded after Donald Trump includes her email address in tweet. Plus: Australia Institute takes over the OzMiranda Devine probably didn’t envisage she would be forced to assure Americans she “didn’t want grandma to die” when she set off for her 18-month stint working at Rupert... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-09 00:09:44 UTC ]
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News Corp troops turn their fire on Catherine Andrews for daring to use Twitter | Weekly Beast

‘Mrs Dan’ called a ‘mean girl’ for liking positive tweets about her husband. Plus, AM and PM escape the big cities“A ban from Mrs Dan” were the words on the front page of the Australian on Thursday, pointing to a column inside that took issue with Catherine Andrews, the wife of the Victorian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-11 02:08:51 UTC ]
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Sky falls on Tony Abbott as News Corp columnist urges him to sue for defamation | The Weekly Beast

Sky News UK host calls former Australian PM a ‘homophobic misogynist’. Plus: David Gonski’s remarkable revelation about Rupert Murdoch They may share a name but there is nothing similar about Sky News UK and Sky News Australia, at least where Tony Abbott is concerned.The Australian Sky is wholly... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 01:09:29 UTC ]
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News Corp tears down Murdoch’s ‘silos’ – and then harvests journalists’ jobs | Weekly Beast

Scores of jobs lost across Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun and the Australian. Plus, Nine corrects record on slaveryThe Australian had the scoop about a major restructure at News Corp in an exclusive interview on Monday with Peter Blunden, former Herald Sun editor and chairman of the News editorial... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 01:17:54 UTC ]
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News Corp carnage: fine print reveals even greater hit to local journalism | The Weekly Beast

Suburban and regional papers won’t have standalone websites. Plus: ABC reposts tweet after backlashOf the 112 printed newspapers shut down by News Corp this week, 76 will survive as digital-only publications but the devil is in the detail.The suburban and regional papers – such as the Inner West... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-29 01:07:11 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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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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Andrew Bolt says Alan Jones’ poetic departure not cancel culture as Sky finds ‘room for Piers Morgan’ | Weekly beast

Former shock jock Jones tells fans to find him on Facebook as he departs TV. Plus: Seven’s costly Cleo Smith case blunderWhen News Corp unveiled plans for Piers Morgan to headline an international prime time talk show we flippantly said “Move over Andrew Bolt, Alan Jones and Peta Credlin – there... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-05 01:29:20 UTC ]
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Flash in the pan or money-spinner? Murdoch pins hopes on news streaming service | The Weekly Beast

Foxtel cannibalisation continues with News Corp adding news service Flash to streaming apps Binge and Kayo. Plus: newshounds or booze hounds?Rupert Murdoch may have turned 90 this year but his news empire continues to grow. A week after announcing a new UK TV channel, TalkTV, and a Sky News... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-24 03:27:25 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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Devine intervention as Sky News Australia's YouTube channel eclipses ABC's | The Weekly Beast

Sky News Australia goes viral overseas. Plus: Nine greenlights Melissa Caddick drama two days after her remains foundSky News Australia’s YouTube channel now has more subscribers than ABC News: 1.31m to Aunty’s 1.129m. When your best prime-time show, Andrew Bolt’s, regularly has about 80,000... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-05 02:42:25 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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AAP Customers Off Limits for News Corp Newswire

Australian Associated Press customers will be prevented from signing a deal with News Corp Australia’s newswire for six months under Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-30 19:00:13 UTC ]
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AAP bid: consumer watchdog warns Nine and News Corp against any attempt to block sale

Exclusive: ACCC chair says any ‘inappropriate impediments to sale’ would ‘raise concerns’, as consortium puts in bid for newswire serviceThe chair of the competition and consumer watchdog, Rod Sims, says any attempt by News Corp and Nine to block a potential sale of Australian Associated Press... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-24 03:58:08 UTC ]
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