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.
Robbie Cooke’s rise to the top of a nearly $4 billion company, Tatts Group, is a story of seizing opportunity. When he takes up the CEO role in January 2013, he will be returning to the gaming sector after seven years in the online travel booking business, Wotif.
At their best newspaper campaigns bring important issues to light, motivate the public to engage in the democratic process and force politicians to improve public policy. At their worst they blur fact and opinion, silence alternative points of view and lead to news being manufactured rather than reported.
Daily Telegraph editor Paul Whittaker's place in News Limited's power structure has received a major boost this morning following the departure of Sunday Telegraph editor Neil Breen after six years editing the country's top-selling paper.
You wouldn’t expect Rebekah Brooks’s husband to tell the press his wife is guilty of phone hacking and perverting the course of justice, but you might expect him to keep his mouth shut while she’s facing two, and possibly three, sets of criminal charges.
Queensland's BRW Rich Lister Quinn family have revealed why they bought Darrell Lea, after the confectionery and chocolate maker's administrators announced plans to close the brand's remaining 27 retail stores and make 418 employees redundant.
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