If Julia Gillard scores an unlikely victory at the next election, there's something she can look forward to during her next term as prime minister: Chris Mitchell retiring from his post as editor-in-chief of The Australian.
Alan Jones doesn’t have to “die of shame” for his remarks about the PM’s father — fresh ratings show more people are listening to him, not less, despite a social media-led campaign against him.
Politicians are railing against him, social media is in meltdown and advertisers are pulling their spending. Yet, despite his insensitive comments about Julia Gillard’s father to the Sydney University Liberal Club, Alan Jones’ status as the king of talkback seems as assured as ever.
How many people does it take to run the Ten TV network? Or rather, how many chiefs? That's the question with the hiring of ad man -- and rival network star -- Russel Howcroft.
Malcolm Turnbull has all the luxury of reminding Australians of he would do for the country, while Tony Abbott wears something more like a grimace -- one that became considerably worse after Monday's Newspoll showed Labor and the Coalition at a two-party-preferred vote of 50:50.
Bleak house or happy house? It depends on which newspaper you read, following the visit to Adelaide yesterday by BHP Billiton CEO Marius Kloppers. So, just what is the status of the Olympic Dam expansion plan?
Philanthropic punter David Walsh is battling to keep his millions. So what happens to his celebrated Museum of Old and New Art if he goes down?
The Victorian Labor Party agreed to lobby for the interests of the African community in exchange for vital preferences that will help its candidate beat the Greens in tomorrow’s state byelection, the candidate has claimed.
With Bob Brown gone, Labor’s relationship with the Greens was bound to come to grief. But given Labor's lack of moral and political capital, distancing itself from the Greens won't be enough against a relentless Tony Abbott.
Gina Rinehart is threatening to sell her stake in Fairfax and the mining magnate is also busy attacking climate change, foreign labour and the carbon tax. The notoriously shy billionaire has put her views on record in a statement made to the ABC's Four Corners program.
Yesterday, Fairfax's top editors resigned as the company continued its push into the online era. That's created a new power triumvirate of Greg Hywood, Garry Linnell and Jack Matthews.
On Insiders yesterday, Bob Carr made some very careful statements on Julian Assange designed to give the government cover, but he made some highly dubious and simply false assertions.
Kim Williams' video to staff yesterday, announcing radical surgery at News Ltd to keep the patient alive, displayed a brilliant bedside manner, especially when it came to telling staff that some of them would regrettably have to go.
Alan Joyce likes nothing more than a good surprise -- as long as it's passengers, employees and shareholders who get the shock, rather than himself. And over the past year the fast talking Irishman's pulled the rug out time and time again.
News Ltd CEO Kim Williams is having the biggest day of his career. The man's already launched a $1.97 billion takeover of James Packer's Consolidated Media Holdings and, after breaking for lunch, will tell staff about his plans for a major restructure of the business.
An ABC apology to Coalition front-bencher Scott Morrison over claims he pandered to racist attitudes towards asylum seekers has re-launched debate about the public broadcaster's forays into opinion and commentary.
Prime Minister Gillard did a decent enough job explaining the carbon tax on the ABC's Q&A last night, though as a thoroughly coached media performer she should have dwelt a little longer on one phrase in particular: in line with Treasury forecasts.
Hungry Jack Cowan's Fairfax bid provides a fascinating insight into how – or indeed why – a tycoon might enter a difficult business.
Labor MPs are calling for tougher media regulation and new privacy laws after revelations that Channel Nine aired an ex-prostitute's claims against Craig Thomson even though she had recanted from her story.
It's been about a decade since anyone admitted it but someone has finally gone on the record to make the connection between right-wing think tank the Institute of Public Affairs and Big Tobacco.