The ramifications of a concentrated West Australian media landscape were laid bare last week with a former editor in chief of the state’s only daily newspaper forced to apologise to his old boss.
- by Hamish Hastie
The latest capital raising that will reduce billionaire Kerry Stokes’ grip on the company, help Seven pay down its debt and potentially fuel more acquisitions.
- by Sarah Danckert
Seven West Media lent $1.87 million to help finance Ben Roberts-Smith’s legal expenses, which included the cost of hiring top barristers for the war crimes inquiry and a defamation case.
- by Nick McKenzie and Zoe Samios
A new police investigation is the third into Australia’s most decorated living soldier and will look into whether he was involved in a conspiracy to silence witnesses.
- by Nick McKenzie, Chris Masters and Joel Tozer
Seven stands by senior executive Ben Roberts-Smith over new evidence he attempted to cover up alleged crimes
The media network says the former soldier denies new allegations that he attempted to cover up police and military investigations into alleged war crimes and buried evidence in his backyard.
- by Anthony Galloway
The ABC, Nine Entertainment Co and Guardian Australia are in advanced talks with Google and deals could be reached within 48 hours.
- by Zoe Samios and Lisa Visentin
Appeals against the projects argued that significant new carbon pollution would cause climate change WA could no longer afford. But the government disagreed.
- by Emma Young
Works at the derelict site could begin as early as next year but details of the agreement between the government and billionaires Kerry Stokes and Andrew Forrest remain shrouded in secrecy.
- by Marta Pascual Juanola