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'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

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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

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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)

Fox, News shareholders revolt but Rupert Murdoch gives them short shrift

When you've got something unpleasant to do, sometimes it is best to just get it over and done with.  (5-0)

Postal vote aftermath: Malcolm Turnbull should put reactionary MPs to the sword

For a few fleeting moments on Wednesday morning Malcolm Turnbull looked and sounded like an authentic, authoritative leader. He exuded confidence and purpose. Gone was the waffle and contrived mirth of recent months. He looked and sounded as determined as he did the day that he cast down the gauntlet to Tony Abbott in September 2015. (5-0)

Fox, News shareholders revolt but Rupert Murdoch gives them short shrift

When you've got something unpleasant to do, sometimes it is best to just get it over and done with.  (5-0)

Tech Companies Get High Marks for Covering Infertility Treatments - The New York Times

2017-11-16 nytimes
A relatively small number of companies offer generous benefits for infertility treatment to employees, while most have minimal or no coverage, a new report found. (51-0)

Global markets slip over plunging oil prices

Stock markets around the world were dragged down by a plunge in oil prices, pessimism over the 'Trump tax cuts' and weak Chinese economic figures. (5-0)

Aldi recalls BBQ peanuts because they've got cashews in them

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. (5-0)

Shareholders take aim at Murdochs with Fox voting rights push

2017-11-15 in.reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A shareholder proposal calling for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to do away with its dual-class share structure may inflict a symbolic black eye on the media company’s founder Rupert Murdoch and his family at its annual meeting on Wednesday. (156-0)

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