Murdoch demands Facebook pay news publishers

Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to start filtering out fake news on the social media network, which has prompted Rupert Murdoch to call for reputable news outlets to receive a carriage fee for their work.

New York Times wins Fake News Awards

The Times has pipped ABC News and CNN to take out the inaugural Fakeys, as Trump names and shames the news agencies that he believes outshone the others with their "dishonesty and bad reporting".

Oprah in line for 2020 presidency

Oprah Winfrey's partner says she would "absolutely" run for president, as calls for her candidacy grow stronger in the wake of her stirring acceptance speech at the Golden Globes.

Trump advisor has to be escorted from CNN set

State of the Union host Jake Tapper wanted to talk about explosive accusations in Fire and Fury, Stephen Miller wanted to expose CNN as fake news. In the end a heated interview was cut short, POTUS applauded, and security had to be called to remove the guest.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs eyes NFL ownership

With Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson to sell his stake at season's end, Diddy has thrown his hat in the ring, saying it is time the NFL had an African-American majority owner.

Russia banned from Winter Olympics

A 17-month doping investigation has turned up enough evidence to blanket ban the Russians from competing in next year's Olympics in South Korea.

Mourning as Matt Callander passes

One of Australia's best loved executives has sadly passed away after an inspirational fight with the "worst brain cancer you can get".