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Merrick Watts to host True Crime podcast series

Monday 25 March, 2019

NOVA Entertainment and News Corp have joined forces to produce Police Tape, a new true crime podcast series hosted by Merrick Watts.
 
Part of the True Crime Australia series, Police Tape launches this Friday and will take listeners behind the scenes as Watts speaks with some of the nation’s most elite police officers about their most memorable moments on the beat, while in the process unearthing new insights about some of the biggest crimes of our times.
 

Google's radio news plans alarming: News Corp's Michael Miller

Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Michael Miller knows news, and he knows radio.

He is now the Executive Chairman of News Corp and was previously the CEO of APN, which owns the Australlian Radio Network.

Miller is concerned by a new trend he sees happening in the emerging audio space.

Google is urging radio stations to format and bookmark their audio news content in a way that will enable the world wide search engine giant to slice and dice content to deliver it to its consumers in a way that suits their preferences.

100 per cent strike rate for CSU

Thursday 10 December, 2015

Charles Sturt University is celebrating after 100% of their graduates in the revised radio course scored jobs with the radio and media industries.
 
Lecturer and radio discipline group leader in the CSU School of Communication and Creative Industries in Bathurst, David Maxwell said graduates of the Bachelor of Communication (Radio)  can be found in diverse roles within the radio industry.
 
"All of this year's graduates now have jobs in the radio industry or related media organisations," Mr Maxwell said.
 

O'Reilly sells final stake in APN to News Corp

Friday 20 March, 2015

Two major shareholders of APN, Independent News & Media and Baycliffe Limited have sold their shares in the company at $0.88 per share via a block trade.
 
Previously, Tony O'Reilly's INM held 18.6 per cent of APN and Baycliffe held 12.2 per cent.
 
Following the block trade, News Corporation will build an investment in APN to 14.99 per cent, subject to regulatory approval.
 

Rdio partnership for News Corp

Thursday 08 May, 2014

Lachlan Murdoch has brought the successful partnership between Nova and Rdio across to his new job at News Corp.
 
News Corp has announced a partnership with Rdio that will give its digital subscribers access to Rdio’s music library as part of its +Rewards program.

Nova Chairman appointed Co-Chair at News Corp

Thursday 27 March, 2014

Nova Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch has been named Non-Executive Co-Chairman of News Corp by the Board of Directors.

“This appointment is a sign of confidence in the growth potential of News Corp and a recognition of Lachlan’s entrepreneurial leadership and passion for news, digital media and sport,” said Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman of News Corp. 

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