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Fake-Ad Operation Used to Steal From Publishers Is Uncovered - WSJ

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An ad-tech firm says it has discovered a large and sophisticated advertising-fraud operation in which fake websites and infected computers were used to scam advertisers and publishers out of upward of hundreds of thousands of dollars a day. (7-0)

Malcolm Turnbull fights to restore calm, amid growing discontent

Senior Coalition figures have urged calm after the cancelling of next week's parliamentary sitting saw Labor and the crossbench ramp up the pressure to restore the session, Tony Abbott criticise the cancellation, and reports of backbench disquiet so deep that one MP was considering defection. (5-1)

Murdoch Sued Over Sexual Harassment at Fox News by Pension - Bloomberg

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Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (5-0)

'My door's always open': Cabinet ministers appeal to Coalition MP threatening to quit

Government ministers have called on frustrated Coalition MPs to air any concerns internally following an unnamed MP's reported threat to defect to the crossbench unless Mr Turnbull is replaced as leader by someone other than Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. (5-0)

21st Century Fox in US$90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal - Channel NewsAsia

2017-11-20 channelnewsasia
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a US$90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly. (49-1)

21st Century Fox in $90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal

2017-11-20 reuters
(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O‘Reilly. (49-1)

One Nation defection hits party in Queensland poll

The defection of former One Nation senator Fraser Anning has hurt the party's prospects in the Queensland election, a new poll suggests. (5-0)

'Consistent and reliable': Em Rusciano's radio ratings sledge dismissed

Em Rusciano is wrong to say the radio ratings system is archaic and needs to be overhauled, according to Commercial Radio Australia.  (5-0)

Altalis Capital Dragged Down By Shorts; Likes News Corp Stock

2017-11-20 valuewalk
Value-oriented long/short equity fund Altalis Capital is having a tough year. According to the firm’s third-quarter letter to investors, a copy of which has been reviewed by ValueWalk, for the third quarter the firm lost 1.3%, dragging the performance for the year down to -0.3% net. (5-0)

Queensland Rail vehicle involved in alleged hit-and-run described as an 'archaic piece of junk'

The lawyer defending a Queensland Rail worker charged over the alleged hit-and- run of a young Brisbane woman says the vehicle he was driving was an "archaic piece of junk". (5-0)

Buy 4 Media Stocks as FCC Relaxes Media Ownership Rules

2017-11-17 zacks
Yesterday, in a landmark 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a sweeping rollback of rules that were stumbling blocks to consolidation in the media and entertainment industry. FCC’s new proposals will bring an end to several longstanding rules designed to limit the monopoly of local broadcasters. (13-0)

Anti-corruption campaign in Saudi brings hope to businessmen

ADMA, LEBANON – Lebanon-based businessmen who lost enterprises through dealings with members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family and others in the kingdom are closely watching a new campaign led by the powerful crown prince targeting officials, princes and tycoons in the oil-rich kingdom, hoping it will help them win back what they lost over the years. (5-0)

Commercial TV networks see value of catch-up services, says Nine chief Hugh Marks

CATCH-UP television is radically changing the Australian broadcast media landscape, Nine Entertainment chief Hugh Marks says. (5-0)

Car of the Year awards finalists named

South Korean cars have come of age, making up almost a third of the finalists in this year's News Corp Car of the Year awards. (5-0)

'Murdochs as we know them are now almost a thing of the past': Michael Wolff

2017-11-16 cnbc
With the latest news that Comcast has expressed an interest in acquiring some of 21st Century Fox's assets, it's now very clear that "Fox has put itself up for auction," Murdoch biographer Michael Wolff told CNBC on Thursday. (15-0)