Attacking the national broadcaster "does not constitute a viable business model", ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has told News Corp's executive chairman Michael Miller and the chiefs of the Nine and Ten TV networks.
There's an irony that just as Australian publishers are looking to implement the package of benefits won for them by Nick Xenophon, the man who negotiated them has announced he is getting out of the Senate.
Jack Matthews, chief executive of Australia’s Fairfax Digital, has joined the list of speakers for the World Newspaper Congress in Lebanon in June.
The Fairfax Media division operates some of the country’s leading online news sites and is responsible for many of its category leading transaction sites.
Another new speaker in the conference line up (June 7-10) is François Dufour, editor-in-chief and founder of Play Bac Presse in France, who will present new evidence that children and their families do in fact, continue to read newspapers in print and often prefer it to digital delivery!
Host of the Congress and World Editors Forum, Lebanese media company An-Nahar is pulling out all the stops to present a top-class evening social programme for delegates. Other attractions include the stunning beauty of Lebanon and a cuisine “acknowledged as one of the most varied, healthy and delicious in the world", as the New York Times put it.