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‘Completely excluded’: budget delivers $58.6m to media but ABC misses out
SBS, newswire and community broadcasting to benefit but ABC funding could drop $10m over next year

Amanda Meade

12, May, 2021 @8:15 AM

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The ABC and diversity criticism – it's not all black and white | Weekly Beast
A montage of nine presenters with one thing in common wasn’t a good look. Plus: News Corp’s Black Friday ploy

Amanda Meade

26, Nov, 2020 @9:33 PM

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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 commission

Amanda Meade

11, Nov, 2020 @2:04 AM

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AAP given $5m government lifeline as newswire finds itself in financial difficulty
Communications minister Paul Fletcher says Australian Associated Press is critical for media diversity

Amanda Meade

18, Sep, 2020 @3:17 AM

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Coalition considers AAP's funding request as anxiety mounts over media concentration
Crossbenchers warn ‘it would be a major problem for our democracy’ if the Australian newswire service was to fail

Anne Davies

09, Sep, 2020 @5:30 PM

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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

Anne Davies

07, Sep, 2020 @9:35 PM

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National newswire AAP turns to crowdfunding after finding itself under early financial pressure
AAP 2.0 chief admits ‘it’s been a lot tougher than we thought’ a month after wire saved by impact investors and philanthropists

Amanda Meade and Anne Davies

06, Sep, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Australian Associated Press sold to consortium of investors and philanthropists at 11th hour
AAP chief Bruce Davidson said in an all-staff email on Monday night that the ‘new’ newswire will retain 85 editorial staff and relaunch on 1 August

Calla Wahlquist

29, Jun, 2020 @11:53 AM

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AAP Newswire saved but jobs to be lost in slimmed-down operation
A consortium of investors led by former News Corp CEO Peter Tonagh will buy Australian Associated Press, saving up to 95 jobs

Amanda Meade

05, Jun, 2020 @7:21 AM

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AAP bidders likely to shed jobs at newswire service, if they can save it
Consortium of investors say saving as many jobs as possible is integral for Australia’s media diversity, as reports circulate that half of journalists could be culled

Ben Doherty

26, May, 2020 @7:19 AM

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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 service

Ben Smee

24, May, 2020 @3:58 AM

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AAP pauses plans for closure after 11th-hour bids to buy news wire service
Australian Associated Press chief executive says a number of offers to buy the service have been received and shareholders will discuss the offer

Amanda Meade

19, Mar, 2020 @6:36 AM

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