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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.
 
Every week, we discuss how the media has covered the news and analyse issues affecting the industry - with some of the biggest names in journalism in Australia and around the world. Broadcast live on Sydney's 2SER 107.3FM, with the financial assistance of the Community Broadcasting Foundation.
 
Small Caps is Australia's #1 site for investor news & information on ASX listed small cap companies. The podcast keeps investors informed by showcasing interviews with directors of ASX listed small cap companies and financial market analysts. For more information visit: https://smallcaps.com.au/
 
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.
 
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Glenn McFarlane is joined by Jon Ralph, and all eyes are on what to expect next year. The team looks into the crystal ball to make win predictions, debate potential crowd numbers, discuss who could surprise us, and plenty more. To read more about everything discussed on this episode, go to heraldsun.com.au to see our subscription offers, or downloa…
 
The firm was questioned over its business practices and accused of copying other peoples’ products, and rigging search results to boost its own branded products. The US car giant Ford has unveiled a $300m plan to convert a plant in the UK to make electrical components. Plus, after a BBC investigation about online hatred against women, we hear from …
 
Vox Royalty Corp (TSX-V: VOX) chairman and CEO Kyle Floyd joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s royalty investment model and the unlimited upside its typically provides. Mr Floyd explains the royalty model has become increasingly popular over the last few decades by providing investors exposure to any upside without the risks associated from in…
 
Anax Metals (ASX: ANX) managing director Geoff Laing joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s ambition to develop a sustainable copper project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region utilising smart technology. Anax holds an 80% stake in the Whim Creek copper-zinc project where it recently defined a resource of 2.4 million tonnes at 0.95% copper and…
 
Alderan Resources (ASX: AL8) managing director Scott Caithness joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s upcoming exploration plans at its flagship Detroit copper-gold project in Utah, United States. Detroit is one of four projects the company holds in the US state and lies within a mining district that contains numerous historical copper, gold and…
 
Cam Wilson and Sami Shah talk about the progress of News Corp’s net zero by 2050 campaign “Mission Zero”, their juicy history with the NRL, News Corp global exec fronts up and why hedge funds are suddenly investing in the media company. Subscribe to the podcast: https://shows.acast.com/murdocracy-a-podcast-about-rupert-murdochs-news-corp Join our F…
 
The British Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed multiple times at his constituency surgery in Essex, England. We get an update on the tragedy from Rob Watson, the World Service's political correspondent. Also in the programme, Italy has made it mandatory to prove Covid vaccination, or a negative test, to go to work. Thousan…
 
Microsoft is shutting down its social network, LinkedIn, in China, saying having to comply with the Chinese state has become increasingly challenging. It comes after the career-networking site faced questions for blocking the profiles of some journalists. We speak to author Greg Bruno, one of those who had his profile blocked in China. The BBC's Ra…
 
Western Mines Group (ASX: WMG) managing director Caedmon Marriott joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s plans to explore for high-value gold and nickel across its portfolio of Western Australian projects. Western Mines’ flagship asset is its Mulga Tank project, where it recently commenced a high-powered electromagnetic survey aimed at finding t…
 
Claims that Russia is using the high gas price as a political weapon are "drivel", according to President Vladimir Putin. His comments come as there is intense focus on the energy markets. Energy prices in the UK, Europe and Asia have hit record highs in recent weeks triggering inflation concerns. The International Energy Agency says that targets t…
 
Plenti Group (ASX: PLT) founder and CEO Daniel Foggo joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s record performance in the September quarter which saw 140% year-on-year growth in loan originations. As a result, the fintech lender has accelerated the timeframe in which it hopes to achieve a $1 billion loan book – this December instead of March 2022. P…
 
Stavely Minerals (ASX: SVY) managing director Chris Cairns joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s significant ground position in Australia’s new copper-gold exploration hot spot of western Victoria. The company’s 100% owned Stavely project contains the Thursday’s Gossan prospect which hosts an inferred mineral resource of 28 million tonnes at 0.…
 
UK, US and Chinese ports are all suffering from congestion for a number of reasons, compounding the disruption to global supply chains that started with the pandemic. LoriAnn LaRocco, maritime trade analyst and author explains why so many different parts of the world are suffering all at the same time. The IMF has lowered its projections for global…
 
This year's Nobel prize for economics has been shared by three recipients. David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens were awarded the prize for their use of "natural experiments" to understand how economic policy and other events connect. Professor Card, of UC Berkeley, tells us about his work on the minimum wage. Also in the programme, with ener…
 
OZZ Resources (ASX: OZZ) managing director Jonathan Lea joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s focus on completing aggressive exploration programs across its key projects in Western Australia following its $5 million IPO a few months ago. Since listing on the ASX in late July, OZZ has wasted no time exploring its base metal and gold projects wit…
 
Recharge Metals (ASX: REC) managing director Brett Wallace joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s exploration strategy after its ASX listing. Recharge raised $5 million in its IPO to advance its highly prospective portfolio of mineral exploration assets in Western Australia. The flagship project Brandy Hill South is directly south of Silverlake …
 
Cam Wilson and Sami Shah talk about the influence of the pro-Israel lobby over News Corp and the Australian media, Tucker Carlson slams Australia, News Corp's involvement in the NRL and a new acquisition for the company. Our guest is former News Corp employee Jennine Khalik. Subscribe to the podcast: https://shows.acast.com/murdocracy-a-podcast-abo…
 
An agreed global minimum 15% corporate tax rate draws closer as Ireland signs up. Dr Brian Keenan is director of public policy at Chartered Accountants Ireland and discusses the background to the latest developments. Also in the programme, Chris Low of FHN Financial in New York wraps up the week on Wall Street, and reflects on some lower than expec…
 
This is the podcast companion to our latest Honest Government Ad: watch it here You can also view this podcast on our YouTube channel - which we recommend as it contains lots of visuals to help you follow the conversation. Follow Allan Behm here Read more by Allan here: Scott Morrison’s giant nuclear election ploy If you enjoyed this podcast please…
 
Oar Resources (ASX: OAR) general manager of geology Tony Greenaway joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s exploration strategy across its assets, which include the promising Crown nickel-copper-PGE project near Chalice Mining’s Gonneville discovery. Sampling at the project has confirmed copper in the system and the company is eagerly awaiting as…
 
Leaders in Congress's upper chamber agree to extend the borrowing limit through December - we hear the ins and outs from the Financial Times' Lauren Fedor in Washington, DC. In China, abundant steel manufacturing casts doubt on the country's green commitments, as Robin Brant tells us from Wuzhou. The boss of Kraft Heinz warns of increased food pric…
 
Lukin Resources managing direction Jaco Malan joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s $7.5 million IPO and its plans for the offer proceeds. The company’s asset portfolio includes the flagship Ebagoola South gold project in Queensland’s far north which is in a similar geological setting to the 5Moz Kidston and 3.5Moz Mount Leyshon gold mines. Luk…
 
This week we ask did sections of the media feed or even lean into some of the more bizarre and emotional statements of grief made since Gladys Berejiklian resigned over her investigation at ICAC. We also ask was Dominic Perrottet's religious beliefs fair game and was he treated fairly by the media? Monica Attard spoke with Lucy Cormack and Troy Bra…
 
Tietto Minerals (ASX: TIE) executive director Mark Strizek joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s goal of becoming West Africa’s next gold miner, with the first gold pour from Abujar anticipated late next year. The company has released a DFS that estimates gold production of 260,000oz in the first year of operation and life of mine revenue of US…
 
Frances Haugen, who worked at Facebook, told a US Senate committee that she believed the company had put its profits first when executives knew what harm its platform could do to children and democracy. Facebook has pushed back against claims. We get details from Kari Paul, technology reporter, Guardian US. Also in the programme, the electric car g…
 
Glenn McFarlane is joined by Marc McGowan for another free agency, trade and draft edition of the Herald Sun Footy Podcast. They discuss all the latest moves, their expectations for the next week, the top draft prospects, and debate whether 10 days is too long for the trade period. To read more about everything discussed on this episode, go to hera…
 
Social media services Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram appear to be recovering after an outage that lasted almost six hours. All three services are owned by Facebook and could not be accessed over the web or on smartphone apps; we get details from the BBC's James Clayton. Also in the programme, a data leak, named the Pandora Papers, has shone a lig…
 
Zenith Minerals (ASX: ZNC) executive chairman Peter Bird joins Small Caps to discuss the company’s aggressive exploration schedule across its copper, gold and zinc portfolio. Over the next quarter, the company plans to have 12 rigs operating at its projects in WA, NSW and Queensland and has already revealed early success at its wholly-owned Split R…
 
Cam Wilson and Sami Shah look at how News Corp has believed in climate change for fifteen years, news.com.au's official disinformation ranking, News Corp looking to expand & how they portrayed Jessica Rowe's decision to take down her Pauline Hanson podcast Our guest is investigative climate journalist Geoff Dembicki @geoffdembicki Subscribe to the …
 
The Democrats can't agree on the size of a separate social spending plan, which is holding up the vote. We get the latest from Nancy Marshall-Genzer, senior reporter at Marketplace, our sister programme on American public radio.Actor Scarlett Johansson has reached an agreement with Disney after she filed a lawsuit against the company in July over t…
 
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