State Government Rethinking Its Contract With Huawei

By Vesh Arumugam WA government is rethinking if it would continue its contract with China’s giant tech Huawei to maintain to build and maintain a new digital 4G radio network for the Perth train system, after some sensational releases by the United States Justice Department last week. The allegations are Huawei has been allegedly defrauding banks…

OPINION – The Liberals versus ABC Journalists

Opinion written by Dr Ian Cook, Murdoch University Senior Lecturer In Global Politics & Policies  Justin Milne’s resignation as chair of the ABC is yet another moment in an ongoing feud between the Liberal Party and ABC journalists. Allegations that he tried to fire journalists who were “hated” by the Australian Government were the reason that…

Perth Community Broadcasters Prepare For World Radio Day

By Nicholas Farrington Tuesday the 13th brings us the 7th annual World Radio Day. A day dedicated to appreciating the power that radio has to connect, entertain, and educate us. World Radio Day 2018 has taken the theme of sport to commemorate 2018’s exciting sporting events. The event will focus on the common thread that…

News Corporation Reports $817 million loss as newspapers lose value

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has recorded an $817 million loss across the year as the values of its newspaper mastheads declines. Despite $40 million in cuts to many of its papers and a profit of $300 million last year News Corp has been unable to slow the loss of money as print media is abandoned…

Fairfax Shares Rise During Bidding War

Fairfax’ shares have risen by 6.9 per-cent, taking them to a six-year high, after receiving competing bids for the company. The competing bids come from Australian telecommunications company TPG and US private equity company Hellman & Friedman. Hellman & Friedman are an established media investment company located in both New York City and San Francisco.…

Graham Mabury Hangs Up The Headphones

Veteran broadcaster Graham Mabury announced his retirement after hosting Nightline for 33 years on 6PR. Mr Mabury said he discussed the decision with management last year and he believes now is the time to hand over the responsibility to someone else. During his nightly radio program Nightline, Graham stated that it was his personal decision…