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Media Flash - Sept. 10, 2001

Monday, 10 September 2001, 10:54 am | Media Flash

RED HILMER presented ordinary results for John Fairfax Holdings on Friday (31.1 per cent drop in profit). The same day saw the closure of the badly-haemorrhaging Melbourne Express commuter paper experiment, which has already lost some millions. The idea ... More >>

Media Flash - Aug. 20, 2001

Monday, 20 August 2001, 1:51 pm | Media Flash

NEIL CHENOWETH, Fairfax's resident MURDOCH writer, took his biggest shot yet in The Australian Financial Review Weekend Edition with a yarn entitled 'How MURDOCH May Lose The Empire'. More >>

Media Flash - July 16, 2001

Monday, 16 July 2001, 9:49 am | Media Flash

* JOHN ANDERSEN, senior Townsville Bulletin reporter, has had charges over interviewing three female prisoners without permission, dropped in Townsville Magistrates Court on Thursday. ANDERSEN, 48, was charged with three counts of interviewing inmates ... More >>

Media Flash - July 9, 2001

Monday, 9 July 2001, 11:47 am | Media Flash

* RADIO 3PBS FM in St Kilda (Vic.) was receiving $3 from every voucher booklet sold in a promotion, covered in a Geelong Advertiser article headlined 'Ad Firm Caught In Phone Scam Fears'. MICHAEL HADE, of Brisbane-based Merchant Sampler Advertising, ... More >>

Media Flash - June 25, 2001

Tuesday, 26 June 2001, 9:56 am | Media Flash

* JOHN B. FAIRFAX'S Rural Press announced on Friday that it would write down its entire investment in DirectAg.Com Inc just eight months after purchasing a 20 per cent in the website. Impact will be about $13 million according to The Daily Telegraph. ... More >>

Media Flash - June 18, 2001

Tuesday, 19 June 2001, 12:42 am | Media Flash

TREVOR SYKES, veteran business journalist, joined the growing number of media writers this week targeting One.Tel directors LACHLAN MURDOCH and JAMES PACKER, as well as JODEE RICH and BRAD KEELING, over the telco's financial collapse. More >>

Media Flash - June 4, 2001

Tuesday, 5 June 2001, 11:23 am | Media Flash

* RUPERT MURDOCH'S News Limited stands to lose $575 million from its investment into the now insolvent One.Tel, and the agenda-setting Daily Telegraph edited by CAMPBELL REID, is wasting no time in presenting a campaign against One.Tel co-founder JODEE ... More >>

Media Flash - May 28, 2001

Monday, 28 May 2001, 9:47 am | Media Flash

* COLIN DUCK'S brave Sunday Advertiser tabloid experiment in Geelong has closed. There was no edition yesterday. There was no major announcement in Saturday's Geelong Advertiser, except to indicate that the Monday-Saturday editions were now 'Bigger, ... More >>

Media Flash - May 21, 2001

Monday, 21 May 2001, 10:09 am | Media Flash

* KERRY PACKER heads this year's BRW 'Rich 200' with an estimated net worth of $6.2 billion. Other media and related industry rich boys and girl are RICHARD PRATT, paper, $3.3 billion; KERRY STOKES, Seven Network, $875 million; JOHN B. FAIRFAX and TIMOTHY ... More >>

Media Flash - May 14, 2001

Monday, 14 May 2001, 10:02 am | Media Flash

* JOHN B. FAIRFAX, head of Rural Press, says the group's regional publications are finding sales difficult to attain in softened economic times. He says earnings could be 10 per cent down in the second half of the financial year. This announcement came ... More >>

Media Flash - May 7, 2001

Monday, 7 May 2001, 10:18 am | Media Flash

PROFESSOR DAVID FLINT'S paper, How News Is Made In Australia, provides a new springboard for discussion about news ethics and gathering techniques in the Australian media. More >>

Media Flash - April 30, 2001

Monday, 30 April 2001, 10:44 am | Media Flash

* PETER DWYER, Editor of The Advocate (Burnie, Tas.), did not publish the same article as REX GARDNER'S Hobart-based Mercury on Saturday: 'Advocate Chief Shown The Door. The owners of The Advocate and part-owners of The Examiner newspaper have axed their ... More >>

Media Flash - April 9, 2001

Monday, 9 April 2001, 9:59 am | Media Flash

* FRED HILMER, CEO of John Fairfax Holdings, is paid more than $1 million annually to be the chief custodian of the public company's assets. This, of course, includes intellectual properties and trade secrets. More >>

Media Flash - Mar. 26, 2001

Monday, 26 March 2001, 11:07 am | Media Flash

Media Flash and Australian Media Job Directory Australia's Media Independent E-Newspaper - Updated Continuously Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2001 For full graphics, click on at www.mediaflash.com.au E-Mail: mediaflash@yahoo.com Phone: 1-800 231 311. Fax: ... More >>

Media Flash - Mar. 19, 2001

Monday, 19 March 2001, 9:39 am | Media Flash

* JOHN HARTIGAN'S troops at News Limited seem to be having a crack at each other, and largely at their own expense. More >>

Media Flash - Mar. 12, 2001

Monday, 12 March 2001, 9:59 am | Media Flash

* RUSSELL POLIWKA, Chairman of the Perth Real Estate Guide, says the Sunday Times has acted anti-competitively by launching its Readers Mart Real Estate - Eastern. More >>

Hottest Media Book In Australia

Friday, 9 March 2001, 9:27 am | Media Flash

'Long Shots' is a great 304-page book, featuring 1851 people, and 183 photographs. The book - released this week - is the talk of Australia's media. But we're told there are powerful people who want the book taken off the market IMMEDIATELY. More >>

Media Flash - Mar. 5, 2001 - Mail Batch No. 057

Sunday, 4 March 2001, 1:46 pm | Media Flash

Media Flash and Australian Media Job Directory Australia's Media Independent Weekly E-Newspaper Monday, March 5, 2001 More >>

Media Flash - We're Back! - Feb. 26, 2001

Monday, 26 February 2001, 11:59 am | Media Flash

* ASH LONG, Media Flash Editor, writes: 'Your Media Flash returns today - full of energy and news for the year ahead. We have been off-air for almost two weeks, and there's no need for any bullshit in telling you why. Last November, I was frank with ... More >>

Media Flash - Jan. 29, 2001

Monday, 29 January 2001, 10:31 am | Media Flash

* JOHN HARTIGAN'S bold move, as Australian News Limited chief, to give the multi-million dollar go-ahead to free afternoon tabloid commuter newspapers in Melbourne and possibly Sydney, is a stunning commercial attack against rival John Fairfax Holdings, and ... More >>





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