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Sami Shah and Cam Wilson dissect the impact and news of the most influential media company in the Western world, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Subscribe to the podcast: https://shows.acast.com/murdocracy-a-podcast-about-rupert-murdochs-news-corp Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/murdocracy Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/murdocracypod Artwork by Ruby Innes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Steve Price sits down with some of Australia's biggest and longest-serving media personalities gaining a rare insight into who they are and what makes them tick. Never afraid to ask the tough questions and challenge the status quo, Pricey will have you hooked with incredible, never before heard stories from the people that shape your lives in Aussie television, radio, newspaper, and original podcasts.
 
Wine lover? Craft beer fan? Drink whisky, bourbon, cognac or rum? Or maybe it's gin or vodka or mezcal you're into? Based in Australia, but globally minded, Drinks Adventures is an entertaining podcast covering the whole world of fine drinks: Japanese sake, cider, tequila, champagne, cocktails... we could go on! Listen in as host James Atkinson interviews some of the world's biggest names in craft brewing, winemaking and distilling, along with sommeliers, bartenders, mixologists, sake samura ...
 
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The fast food giant McDonald's has ceased its operations in Russia, two months after temporarily closing 850 branches across the country. The company said Russia's 'humanitarian crisis' in Ukraine, as well as unstable market conditions triggered by the conflict, are behind its decision to stop selling hamburgers there. The first McDonald's in Russi…
 
Cryptocurrency markets are being rocked after a popular token lost 99% of its value. We get the latest analysis from Anita Ramaswamy of the TechCrunch website.Oil giant Saudi Aramco has overtaken Apple to become the world's most valuable company. Indrajit Sen of the Middle East Economic Digest in Dubai discusses the significance of the shift.Russia…
 
Inflation in the US was up 8.3% in April, down from a growth rate of 8.5% in March, hinting that the peak of inflation could be over. We get analysis from our business correspondent Michelle Fleury in New York.Shanghai is introducing new lockdown measures to try and halt the spread of coronavirus. Don Weinland is China business editor for The Econo…
 
If you’re not yet familiar with B Corp, it’s a certification program that measures a company’s entire social and environmental impact. There are now more than 4000 Certified B Corporations around the world, several of which we’ve featured on this podcast: Sipsmith Gin, Stone & Wood Brewing Company, and South Australian winery Unico Zelo. In Februar…
 
The US Treasury Secretary has said that overturning Roe v Wade, the landmark case protecting abortion access in the country, would have lasting negative effects on the economy. She was speaking to a Congressional Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs when she made the remarks. We speak to Professor Caitlin Myers, an economist from Middleb…
 
Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son of the country's ruler during most of the 1970s, is heading for a landslide victory in the race to replace the current strongman Rodrigo Duterte. Why did voters flock back to the Marcos family, whose reign in the 20th century was so controversial? We speak to Josh Kurlantzick at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washi…
 
There are warnings inflation will continue to soar around the world, despite the US and UK increasing interest rates. Stock markets have reacted by falling - the Nasdaq has had its worst day for two years. The Philippines are gearing up for hotly contested elections this weekend - we get analysis from our correspondent in the Philippines, Karishma …
 
The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, has raised interest rates by 0.5% in a bid to combat rising inflation, which is currently running at 8.5%. We get analysis from our north America business correspondent Michelle Fleury. And Mitchell Hartmann of the Marketplace programme on American Public Media asks whether we might see a repeat of the 'wag…
 
Oil giant BP booked bumper underlying profits despite a big loss on its exit from Russia. We explore whether oil firms are likely to face windfall taxes on their profits, after Italy increased such a tax, with Dr Sandy Hager, a political economist at City, University of London. Leaked documents in the US have suggested the Supreme Court could be he…
 
His week that was – Kevin Healy World Press Freedom Day – Journalist and activist Jacob Grech The work of the groups Witness Against Torture at Guantanamo Bay – Helen Schietinger, main coordinator of WAT Why nuclear submarines and missiles won’t make us secure – Dr Margie Beavis vice president of MAPW and ICAN Ramadan: a month of violence for Pales…
 
The EU is attempting to agree on a harmonised approach to the continuing issue of oil and gas imports from Russia. Member states' energy ministers have held an emergency meeting. Suzanne Lynch, a reporter for Politico in Brussels, tells us what was on their agenda. The European Commission has accused Apple of abusing it's market position for contac…
 
Amazon has announced its first loss since 2015 due to slowing sales and rising costs; we hear more from James Clayton, the BBC's North America tech reporter. Economic activity in the US contracted unexpectedly in the first three months of 2022. The Harvard economist Professor Ken Rogoff tells us whether it signals a possible recession. Indonesia is…
 
With global supply chains still reeling in the wake of Covid-19 and the Ukraine war, recent lockdowns in China have compounded the situation. Backlogs have become common place on the USA’s west coast, but how has trade there recovered? We get the latest from Josh Brazil of supply chain specialists project44. Plus, the BBC’s North America Business C…
 
Russian company Gazprom says it will halt gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria from Wednesday morning. Poland currently depends on Russian imports for around half of its gas. The country’s deputy foreign minister Marcin Pzydacz tells us his government was already been prepared for this move. Plus, the World Bank’s latest commodities report makes sob…
 
His week that was – Kevin Healy, Travel back to Mullumbimby for a report on flood recovery, permaculture project in the Maldives and future permaculture ventures in the northern rivers area of New South Wales – Permaculturist Wayne 'Wadzy' Wadsworth, Q&A, ABC programme, what it addresses what it misses and peace vs war – Professor Emeritus Stuart R…
 
Glenn McFarlane, Scott Gullan and Sam Landsberger unpack a huge ANZAC Day of footy. What went wrong for the Western Bulldogs, can Fremantle challenge the Dees and which Magpie is playing for his career? To read more about everything discussed on this episode, go to heraldsun.com.au to see our subscription offers, or download the Herald Sun app toda…
 
Twitter’s board has accepted Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $44bn offer to buy the social media giant. Dan Primack, Business Editor at Axios, says that those on both the right and the left who have reacted strongly to the prospect of a Musk-led takeover may be getting ahead of themselves. Stock markets around the world have been shaken by fears of further l…
 
CNN has pulled the plug on its flagship online streaming service CNN+, less than a month after it was launched to much fanfare. CNBC media & technology reporter Alex Sherman has been covering the story and tells us why the fledgling platform failed. Like many economies which reap huge benefits from tourism, Thailand has struggled with a sharp drop …
 
Germany says it is working hard to reduce its reliance on Russian energy. The BBC's Faisal Islam speaks to the German finance minister Christian Lindner.As Tesla releases its Q1 earnings, we get analysis from Dan Ives, senior equity analyst at Wedbush Securities, and ask whether the recent factory shutdowns in Shanghai have had an effect on the com…
 
The company lost 200,000 customers in the first three months of the year. We look at the reasons why with entertainment journalist Caroline Frost, and what challenges the company is facing.The International Monetary Fund expects global economic growth to slow to 3.6% this year. The forecast shaves almost a percentage point of growth from its foreca…
 
What do more than 50 mid-season position changes mean for our KFC SuperCoach teams? Experts Al Paton, Dan Batten and Tim Michell break down the new DPP moves and big trade questions this week including Braydon Preuss, Brodie Grundy and Matt Rowell, the top rookie picks and when to start upgrading to fallen stars. See omnystudio.com/listener for pri…
 
His week that was – Kevin Healy, ANZAC Day: what it should mean, reclaim remembrance and remember don’t repeat – Dr Sue Wareham, National President of the Medical Association For The Prevention Of War (MAPW), What the results of the first round of voting in the French elections mean for the Pacific colonies – journalist and researcher Nic Maclellan…
 
Glenn McFarlane, Scott Gullan and Sam Landsberger deep-dive into the disastrous Don's as Essendon slump to a new low in 2022. Plus, the AFL's umpiring crisis, Carlton's second-half fadeouts and are we buying into the St Kilda hype? To read more about everything discussed on this episode, go to heraldsun.com.au to see our subscription offers, or dow…
 
Workers at Apple's Grand Central Station store in New York have announced a plan to start a union. If their bid is successful it would be the first union at one of the tech giant's US stores. Anna Kramer with the news site Protocol explains the process from here. Also in the programme, China has announced its latest economic growth figures. The NBA…
 
Glenn McFarlane, Scott Gullan and Chris Cavanagh discuss the breaking news that AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan will step down at season's end. What more does Gil need to do? Who will replace him and what legacy will he leave? Carlton may've come crashing down to earth, but Macca has some mail on their skipper Patrick Cripps. Plus why Kevin Sheedy is on t…
 
His week that was – Kevin HealyWhat is Spain up to in betraying Western Sahara for the second time? – Kamal Fadel (Polisario Front Representative of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Front in Australia and NZ)Oxfam report on dire situation in Yemen and plight of Afghans trying to escape their country – Anti-war activist Kathy KellyMonthly Genetic Engine…
 
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