Three billionaire shareholders who recently pulled their loan guarantee for the Ten Network, are now likely to provide more funding by the end of this week to keep the struggling network going until it can be recapitalised. As well as assisting with Ten's immediate funding task, administrator Mark Korda said all three – Lachlan Murdoch, Bruce Gordon and James Packer – are also likely to help with future capital needs.
The watchdog should examine whether Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon exerted control over Network Ten in breach of current laws, according to experts in media regulation. Both men own shares in Network Ten and were guarantors of a $200 million loan from the Commonwealth Bank. They recently told the Ten's board they would not guarantee the next loan of $250 million, which led the board to hand over control to administrators Korda Mentha.
TPG will save about $10 million over five years in NBN levies after the federal government introduced an exemption in the Regional Broadband Scheme, which helps subsidise NBN Co's cost of supplying satellite and fixed wireless to regional areas. In legislation introduced on Thursday, the government revealed the first 25,000 premises serviced by a super-fast broadband network owner will be exempt from the $7.10 per month levy, which starts in July 2018.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".