Xerox’s boardroom scuffle set to continue; Australian media’s Facebook fracas

Introduction

Date: 9 May 2018. Duration: 18:55

Acrimony on the board of photocopying company Xerox is set to continue, after moves by activist investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason to move the company in a different direction were rebuffed last week. Meanwhile, Australia’s media industry has had a chance to vent its frustrations with digital platforms Facebook and Google, with one prominent newspaper publisher calling the US companies anticompetitive purveyors of fake news.

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Xerox forgoes courtroom reprieve, risks plunge in share price (7 May 2018)

Facebook, Google probe unleashes Australian media's fury over algorithms (4 May 2018)