Risky, long overdue and a threat to democracy: that's the verdict of former Fairfax editors on the dramatic overhaul of Fairfax's metropolitan newspapers announced this morning.
The radical, brutal restructuring of Fairfax Media's metropolitan mastheads that was unveiled today is an inevitable and unavoidable, and belated, acceptance of the new media realities. It's also Fairfax's last desperate chance of saving two once-great Australian mastheads.
Mining magnate Gina Rinehart's bid to score a seat — or two — on the board of Fairfax Media looks increasingly likely after she lifted her stake in the company to over 15% overnight. So just who would director Rinehart be dealing with in the boardroom?
Just because Power Players have power doesn't means others won't have a big problem with them from time to time. Power Players look a problem directly in the face.
If we learnt anything from David Cameron's appearance before the Leveson Inquiry last night it is that he and the Murdochs were even closer than we thought.
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.
The Leveson inquiry’s public hearings will wrap up tomorrow with a long-awaited appearance by prime minister David Cameron. Here’s the juiciest revelations to date.
Evidence has emerged that disputes Foreign Minister Bob Carr's claim Julian Assange has received as much or more consular support in a comparable period than other Australians, and that anything further would amount to interference in another country's judicial process.
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