It didn’t take long for Nine to take the razor to Fairfax with the announcement that almost 150 jobs will go. But that’s all expected and they won’t be the last.
For Canberra, the significant announcement was that The Canberra Times would be moved out of the metro grouping that included the prime mastheads of The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and Australian Financial Review, and back into Australian Community Media, which includes the extensive stable of regional media titles.
Speculation is now rife about what this means for the Canberra Times and its readers, with the possibility that it will lose its synergies with the SMH and Age including access to the Fairfax Parliamentary bureau.
News and Meida
4 Dec 2018
Nine-Fairfax merger casts shadow over Canberra Times as big shake-out looms for regional media