Media business

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Lachlan Murdoch alleges Crikey hired marketing firm to turn legal threat into subscription drive
News Corp co-chair’s lawyer tells federal court she intends to show Crikey did not republish article for public interest reasons

Amanda Meade

30, Nov, 2022 @6:29 AM

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Chris Dore’s exit from News Corp lifts lid on behaviour at governor general’s residence | Weekly Beast
Dore was promoted to editor-in-chief of the Australian despite alleged behaviour and remained in post until WSJ event. Plus: Friendlyjordies’ fire scare

Amanda Meade

25, Nov, 2022 @3:15 AM

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Murdoch v Trump: Rupert’s papers kick Donald, but Fox won’t play ball
Some think the media mogul has made a clean break with ‘Trumpty Dumpty’, but his TV channel may find it hard to let go

Jim Waterson Media editor

18, Nov, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Chris Dore resigns as editor-in-chief of the Australian blaming ‘personal health issues’
Dore tells staff he is ‘exhausted’ and is leaving News Corp Australia to ‘concentrate on restoring my health’

Amanda Meade

16, Nov, 2022 @7:28 AM

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The Successor review: life of Lachlan Murdoch pulls punches all too often
Readers of Paddy Manning’s book should keep in mind the words of Media Matters: Fox News is ‘an unchained pro-Trump propaganda outlet that promotes white nationalism’

Charles Kaiser

14, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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From George Floyd to Hunter Biden: Lachlan Murdoch, Fox News and the year that tested America
In an extract from his biography The Successor, Paddy Manning considers how Rupert Murdoch’s favored son dealt with the challenges of 2020, and what might come next

Paddy Manning

05, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Courier-Mail columnist Peter Gleeson weathers scandal as more plagiarism revealed | The Weekly Beast
Journalist apologises for ‘unintentional’ lifting of material from political analysis written by Josh Bavas and is revealed to have copied Queensland parliament factsheet. Plus: Quillette charges US$150 for New Orleans social

Amanda Meade

04, Nov, 2022 @3:45 AM

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LBC draws level with 5 Live as BBC loses ground to commercial rivals
As commercial radio stations have invested and poached stars such as Andrew Marr, audiences have grown

Jim Waterson Media editor

26, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Murdoch’s succession: who wins from move to reunite Fox and News Corp?
Deal would seal legacy with favoured heirs, but markets question whether companies should merge in the first place

Mark Sweney Media business correspondent

21, Oct, 2022 @2:56 PM

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Rupert Murdoch considering merging Fox and News Corp once again
Merger would combine Fox News and TMZ with newspaper and online news operations, almost a decade after they split

Dominic Rushe and agencies

15, Oct, 2022 @1:01 AM

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Doreen Lawrence, Prince Harry and others launch legal action against Daily Mail publisher
Famous figures including Elton John accuse Associated Newspapers of ‘gross breaches of privacy’

Jim Waterson and Vikram Dodd

06, Oct, 2022 @5:34 PM

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Edinburgh film festival shuts down as organisers call in administrators
Parent body running festival says it had no choice amid a ‘perfect storm of sharply rising costs alongside reduced trade’

Andrew Pulver

06, Oct, 2022 @12:14 PM

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