4 May 2017

Media campaigner hails merger block as victory for public

From Morning Report, 7:17 am on 4 May 2017

Victoria University media studies lecturer and chair of the Campaign for Better Broadcasting Peter Thompson says the Commerce Commission made the right decision. He says the both companies are profitable. The Commerce Commission accepted that the merger could have extended the life-span of some newspapers, but he doesn't agree "it's the hard copies that are propping the companies up."