News Corp wants limits on ABC to prevent 'advantaged' competition

Rupert Murdoch’s Australian arm tells government inquiry there is ‘a lack of a level playing field’ for online newsNews Corp Australia has called on the government to review the charters of the ABC and SBS and to restrict the public broadcasters from unfairly competing with its newspapers, websites and Sky News.Rupert Murdoch’s Australian arm has told a government inquiry the internet has transformed the ABC and SBS into “news publishers” who have the advantage of being taxpayer-funded, while denying commercial competitors revenue. Related: Sky's the limit when it comes to rocketing audience numbers | The Weekly Beast Related: ABC would 'cease to exist' if it was barred from digital platforms, chairman says Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 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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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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Geoffrey Rush loses bid to prevent News Corp from repeating allegations

Application for injunction preventing the publisher from repeating meanings in defamatory material dismissedActor Geoffrey Rush, who was awarded $2.9m in his defamation case against Nationwide News, has lost his bid to prevent the newspaper publisher from repeating the substance of its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-28 07:48:07 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 resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

James Murdoch, son of News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch, is resigning from the family-controlled newspaper publisher’s board Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-07-31 22:55:44 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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The Hunter Biden story is a crucial moment: does Twitter care more than News Corp about fact-checking?

Tech firms, newly sensitive to fake news, stopped the story circulating. Now the global media giant has roared in outrageMedia organisations shouldn’t publish allegations unless they believe them to be true, after making appropriate checks. This is a normally uncontroversial principle of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-21 16:30:01 UTC ]
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ACCC puts News Corp on notice that it's closely watching newswire duel

Rod Sims signals he will monitor the newswire situation, but is broadly positive about media diversity in AustraliaAustralia’s competition watchdog has put News Corp on notice, warning it will closely monitor how the company’s recently established newswire competes with the salvaged news agency... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-21 08:56:47 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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Nine and News Corp donate advertising space to back Qantas push for open borders

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald get behind corporate campaign to ease Covid-related travel lockdowns Follow our Australian coronavirus live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-17 02:14:42 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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'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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Indebted rural council asked to help pay for News Corp 'bush summit', documents show

The Daily Telegraph and Sky News summit was designed to help reinvigorate rural towns but some councillors unhappy they were asked to help fund itThe Daily Telegraph and Sky News asked the Snowy Monaro regional council for $15,000 in cash and services to help pay for the newspaper’s “bush... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 20:00:35 UTC ]
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