Fairfax broadsheets are now tabloid, with editors insisting
the historic change will not affect content.
The decision to sell its remaining 51% stake in New Zealand
online auction site Trade Me was a sad indictment on the
state of Australian publisher Fairfax Media, Craigs
Investment Partners broker Chris Timms said yesterday.
Three of Australia's leading editors have quit as Fairfax
Media continues the radical overhaul of its news business.
Journalists at Fairfax Media will begin the first day of
their strike today after voting to leave the job for 36 hours
over the outsourcing of 66 editorial production jobs to New
Fairfax Media is preparing for a sale of between 30 and 35
percent of online auction website TradeMe in an initial
public offering (IPO).
The journalists' union is taking Fairfax to the industrial
mediator over its decision to outsource sub-editing work.
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