Tag: Global Mail

  • Gina Rinehart Eats Fairfax

    Gina Rinehart Eats Fairfax

    Gina Rinehart announced today her intention to acqure all remaining shares in Fairfax Ltd, giving her effective editorial control over the Sydney Morning Herald and the Financial Review. In a decision that surprised many media experts, but not several psychologists who’ve been tracking Rinehart for years, it was announced the Herald would immediately cease publishing…

  • Opinion: Media Ownership in Australia

    Opinion: Media Ownership in Australia

    Tumblr and blog accounts of late have featured a parody cover of the Sydney Morning Herald, in reaction to Gina Rinehart’s increased ownership of Fairfax Media. The online masthead of the Sydney Mining Herald shouts “Perth: Australia’s Real Capital,” the featured visual image has Miranda Kerr on the catwalk wearing coal, and other headlines include…