By Pamela Williams

KILLING FAIRFAX: PACKER, MURDOCH AND the final word REVENGE - an incisive, hard-hitting and totally compelling exposé of media, strong pals and multimillion-dollar offers. KILLING FAIRFAX tells the interior tale of the decline of hallowed media corporation Fairfax, writer of THE SYDNEY MORNING bring in, THE AGE and THE AUSTRALIAN monetary overview. overlaying a decade and a 1/2 misplaced chance and mismanagement, this tale culminates in Fairfax′s catastrophic lack of the categorized advertisements industry to the net, because the well-known ′rivers of gold′ run dry. The savage twist within the story is that the hot businesses dominating the net ads industry weren't simply hungry net start-ups - yet one after the other, all the new leaders within the box got here below the direct impression of 2 conventional media tycoons, James Packer and Lachlan Murdoch, either rationale on increasing their very own on-line companies. With specific and extraordinary entry to either Murdoch and Packer, in addition to a unprecedented line-up of Australian enterprise leaders and influential powerbrokers, it is a robust insiders′ tale of the bargains, the facility performs and the machinations in the back of the influential media organisation′s decline. A riveting, never-before-told story of Shakespearean dimensions, KILLING FAIRFAX is an unputdownable account of company ambition and vanity; fathers and sons; previous media and new media; and brutal company dealings. KILLING FAIRFAX is destined for the pinnacle of the bestseller checklist given Australians′ fascination with the media and robust media households. Pamela Williams′ impeccable examine, revelatory writing variety and skill to get key gamers to talk overtly and at the checklist makes this a ebook with a vast readership. it's the final Father′s Day reward yet, extra importantly, it provides to our wisdom of a huge bankruptcy in our country′s newspaper heritage.

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