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Australian media challenge ‘unprecedented’ contempt charges over Pell reporting

Twenty-three journalists and 13 media companies face fines and prison terms for allegedly breaching a gag order

Herald Sun splashes Serena cartoon on its front page

An Australian newspaper has backed its cartoonist amid widespread criticism by reprinting the infamous Serena Williams caricature on its front page

Uh oh, there’s a disorderly Deadpool in the gene pool

CRISPR-Cas9’s responsible use has been welcomed as an important stride in medical research and molecular biology

In a takeover twist, Fox says Disney may buy Sky News

Fox has also offered to ring-fence the 24-hour news channel

Why Australia is ‘saving’ SA’s white farmers

There is only one reason why immigration minister Peter Dutton isn’t equally welcoming of Palestinians and the Rohingyas.

Murdoch phone hacking ‘trial of the century’ starts

The first trial from the phone-hacking scandal that sank Rupert Murdoch's News of the World has opened.

Murdoch’s ‘Jewish press’ comment stokes row

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch has stirred up an online row with a tweet complaining about the "Jewish owned" press.

Phone-hacking trial to begin in September 2013

The first trial stemming from the phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World is set to begin on September 9 2013.

Journalists, cops held in UK corruption probe

A British police officer and two journalists from Rupert Murdoch's the Sun tabloid newspaper have been arrested on suspicion of corruption.

News Corp considers splitting in two

Australian stock in Rupert Murdoch's News Corp have jumped after a report that the company may split its publishing assets from its entertainment arm.

Rebekah Brooks charged over phone hacking scandal

Rebekah Brooks has been charged with perverting the course of justice over a phone hacking scandal at one of Rupert Murdoch's newspapers.

Old fox no longer ‘fit to rule’

The head of a global media empire Rupert Murdoch has been singled out for fierce criticism by parliamentarians in Britain.

Murdoch discussed TV station acquisition with Cameron

James Murdoch has told an ethics inquiry that he had previously discussed News Corp's bid to take control of pay-TV giant BSkyB with David Cameron.

Hacking scandal continues to haunt Murdoch Jnr

Media executive James Murdoch has buckled under pressure and is relinquishing his position as chairperson at British Sky Broadcasting.

Brooks arrest ends years of denial

Questioning of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has put to bed the company's 'rogue reporter' defence once and for all.

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