In the Tesla CEO’s world, no media source can be considered trustworthy, particularly those that criticise him.
- Dave Lee
Journalist turned bestselling author Trent Dalton says he owes a huge debt to his hometown of Brisbane for turning his and his family’s life around.
- Mark Ludlow
You probably just read about house prices. If we’re doing our jobs, you’ll peruse this too.
- Lauren Vadnjal
- AFR Magazine
When our overt, covert and cultural power lists appear on afr.com towards the end of the week, you’ll notice some rather bizarre images of our power listers.
- Matthew Drummond
Rupert Murdoch forged his empire by his continual readiness to bet the company on whatever venture he was facing. Mostly he was right.
- Neil Chenoweth, Michael Smith and Trevor Sykes
- Sky Network Television
Intrigue surrounds the Murdoch media empire after the announcement that Rupert is handing over the reins to his son, Lachlan.
- Andrew Clark
Malcolm Turnbull says retiring media mogul’s local outlets are “more propaganda than news”. Serving MPs were more careful in their assessment of Rupert Murdoch.
- Andrew Tillett
- Voice to parliament
Copyright Australia should stick with the humdrum responsibility of collecting copyright payments rather than backing political causes.
- Aaron Patrick
The Bonfire of the Vanities author discovered the first fund managers who used mathematics to trade the financial markets.
- Aaron Brown
- Sex & relationships
At 15, I learnt that what I considered regular male sexual behaviour was criminal. The realisation helped ignite a national movement.
- Chanel Contos
Amid a protracted dispute about control of the owner of Gumtree and HotCopper, the ousted chief executive says new management has “tanked” the business.
- Mark Di Stefano
Are Media is set to relaunch a hard copy of Elle, while Men’s and Women’s Health are also being revived. What is going on?
- Sam Buckingham-Jones and Lauren Sams
Nine’s CEO Mike Sneesby shared surprisingly low churn numbers for Stan, as well as flat revenue and double-digit falls in earnings and profit.
- Sam Buckingham-Jones
Neil Chenoweth and Edmund Tadros won five awards at the Kennedy Awards for Excellence in Journalism including for their reporting on the PwC tax leaks.
Seven West Media chairman Kerry Stokes and his commercial director Bruce McWilliam will be forced to hand over thousands of their emails exchanged with Ben Roberts-Smith’s legal team.
- Max Mason
In a small market, Nick McKenzie and Chris Masters have published rival books about their investigation into former SAS corporal Ben Roberts-Smith.
- Aaron Patrick
Buying the laneway would connect three buildings owned by the media and mining magnate, including the headquarters of his private office.
- Mark Di Stefano and Max Mason
One leading media lawyer said the new rules potentially compromised the public’s right to know what was happening in court.
- Max Mason
For anyone who is fascinated by the world of media – or who just wants to know more about the stories that never made it to the world – this is a must-listen.
- Lauren Sams