THE DISTILLERY: News reviewed

Scribes assess the market's initial reaction to a demerged News Corp, with one noting the combined value of the two has proved more lucrative than one.

Trading in the New News Corp quietly began the world over in the last 24 hours. The outlook for the print publishing arm remains unclear given the problems with traditional media that we’re all aware of, but the split can really be marked as a positive outcome for billionaire chairman Rupert Murdoch, according to business scribes.

Also in this morning’s edition of The Distillery, the long-awaited call on Nathan Tinkler’s Whitehaven Coal stake has finally come and three commentators given their take on the controversial former billionaire’s rise and fall.

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