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Commercial Radio Awards 2017: Ray Hadley breaks record with 30 gongs

2017-10-14 smh.com.au
If there were a prize for winning the most prizes, Ray Hadley would get that one, too.

Radio renovation: Sneak peek at 6PR's swanky new studios

2017-10-07 smh.com.au
The last time Perth talkback station 6PR 882 had a makeover in 1985, then Premier Brian Burke cut the ribbon and Back to the Future was electrifying cinema screens.

Fairfax warns on profit, says Domain split imminent

2017-09-21 abc.net.au
Fairfax Media has warned that its revenues are down 4-5 per cent on last year's levels, as it prepares to reveal its Domain separation plan as early as Friday.

Media bosses turn to deals as ownership bill beckons

2017-09-14 theage.com.au
 Media owners have fought long and hard for changes to ownership restrictions and with the laws passing the Senate late on Thursday, attention will be turning to what deals might now be done.

Media bosses turn to deals as ownership bill beckons

2017-09-14 smh.com.au
 Media owners have fought long and hard for changes to ownership restrictions and with the laws passing the Senate late on Thursday, attention will be turning to what deals might now be done.

Finance news you need to know today

2017-08-08 perthnow.com.au
THE Australian market looks set to open flat after European equities rose but Wall Street’s key indexes snapping a nine-day run of gains. At 0700 AEST on Wednesday, the share price futures index was up four points, or 0.07 per cent, at 5,682.

Fairfax on its own as suitors withdraw

2017-07-03 perthnow.com.au
FAIRFAX Media will push ahead with plans to spin off its lucrative property portal Domain after two suitors withdrew their takeover interests in the company.

Fairfax Media pushes on with Plan A after private equity walks away

2017-07-03 theage.com.au
Fairfax Media will continue with its current plans to float and keep a majority stake in online real estate business Domain, after two unsolicited bids from US private equity firms melted away over the weekend. 

Fairfax Media pushes on with Plan A after private equity walks away

2017-07-03 smh.com.au
Fairfax Media will continue with its current plans to float and keep a majority stake in online real estate business Domain, after two unsolicited bids from US private equity firms melted away over the weekend. 

Finance news you need to know today

2017-06-19 perthnow.com.au
THE Australian market looks set to open modestly higher following positive leads from Wall Street where two of its key indexes closed at fresh record highs. At 0700 AEST on Tuesday, the share price futures index was up eight points, or 0.14 per cent, at 5,751.

Singleton's 'bid' for Fairfax radio is distraction from main game

2017-06-19 smh.com.au
It appears media players are attempting to make a pre-emptive strike and pick off some of Fairfax Media's non-core assets in the weeks before the main game of selling the whole company moves into full swing.

Singleton's 'bid' for Fairfax radio is distraction from main game

2017-06-19 theage.com.au
It appears media players are attempting to make a pre-emptive strike and pick off some of Fairfax Media's non-core assets in the weeks before the main game of selling the whole company moves into full swing.

Fairfax shuns Macquarie Media stake offer

2017-06-19 businessnews.com.au
Fairfax Media has rebuffed an approach from a consortium including advertising entrepreneur John Singleton for its 54.5 per cent stake in Macquarie Media.

Talkback king Alan Jones in hospital with 'nasty bug'

2017-06-16 smh.com.au
Australia's top-rating radio host, Alan Jones, is back in hospital just a few months after he returned to the airwaves.

Media law shake-up getting support from Australian media bosses

2017-05-30 abc.net.au
The nation's top media executives will descend on Parliament House in Canberra today, in a rare show of unity to protect their industry by supporting the Federal Government's proposed shake-up of media laws.

Senior executive media pack descending on Canberra this week

2017-05-28 theage.com.au
A full press of media company chief executives will descend on Canberra this Wednesday in a rare display of pan-industry support for media reform laws.

Senior executive media pack descending on Canberra this week

2017-05-28 smh.com.au
A full press of media company chief executives will descend on Canberra this Wednesday in a rare display of pan-industry support for media reform laws.

Fairfax in $2.2 billion buyout talks

2017-05-08 perthnow.com.au
But the troubled publisher’s board has warned that the unsolicited offer “may not optimise shareholder value”, as it would require a complex division of its assets.

Fairfax shares jump 3% on TPG proposal

2017-05-08 businessnews.com.au
Fairfax Media shares have jumped to a five-week high after the struggling company's board said it was considering an unsolicited $2.2 billion proposal to split up its businesses, while a reduction in television license fees planned for the budget has boosted listed TV networks.

Private equity giant might take a tilt at Fairfax

2017-05-07 perthnow.com.au
STRUGGLING media outfit Fairfax is believed to have received an offer from one of the world’s largest private equity firms to buy its three key metro newspapers plus its online real estate arm Domain.

Fairfax meetings over offer to buy SMH

2017-05-07 perthnow.com.au
SENIOR executives at cash-strapped media company Fairfax are in urgent meetings this afternoon after a reported offer from one of the world’s biggest equity firms to buy key assets, including its Sydney newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald.

Virgin Australia, IAG chairman predicts robots will take our jobs, and our hearts

2017-03-02 theage.com.au
Virgin Australia and IAG chairman, Elizabeth Bryan, shared the unexpected pleasure she got from her summer reading list with the mob that attended Thursday's AICD Governance Summit in Melbourne. 

Virgin Australia, IAG chairman predicts robots will take our jobs, and our hearts

2017-03-02 smh.com.au
Virgin Australia and IAG chairman, Elizabeth Bryan, shared the unexpected pleasure she got from her summer reading list with the mob that attended Thursday's AICD Governance Summit in Melbourne. 

Fairfax rumoured to be getting advice on sale of property site Domain

2017-02-20 theage.com.au
Fairfax Media is reportedly seeking advice from Macquarie Capital on how to sell its real estate classifieds business Domain.

Fairfax rumoured to be getting advice on sale of property site Domain

2017-02-20 smh.com.au
Fairfax Media is reportedly seeking advice from Macquarie Capital on how to sell its real estate classifieds business Domain.