Alan Jones' destroying the joint spray ignored the importance of getting more Pacific Islander women into positions of power.
Over the next month The Power Index will be running our next power list profiling the country's most powerful journalists and editors. Here is our shortlist ...
Left-wing lawyers Slater & Gordon heads a large list of firms yet to withdraw advertising from The Alan Jones' Breakfast Show as pressure mounts on the conservative shock jock over his disgraceful Julia Gillard comments.
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.
If Rupert Murdoch was hoping for a quick end to the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, he won't be pleased by yesterday’s decision not to put Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson on trial until September 9 next year.
Good news and bad news for the Murdochs this morning. The good news is that Britain’s powerful TV regulator Ofcom says BSkyB can keep its valuable pay-TV licence. The bad news is the watchdog has given Rupert’s youngest son, James, a mauling for his failure to act on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.
Since its inception, Rupert Murdoch has never been out of the Guardian's media power top 10. But this year the 81-year-old tycoon has been relegated to #11, where, woe of woes, he suffers the indignity of being one spot below the man running Britain's powerful press inquiry, Lord Leveson. Oh, how are the mighty fallen.
New research on TV audience share for August states Ten had the worst since the turn of the century and that more people watched Foxtel during the Olympics. There's more to it than that.
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