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Shift to online music underscores power of a handful of tech giants

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imageThey came in like a wrecking ball... online firms like YouTube, Spotify and Apple have fundamentally changed the way we consume. But whose rights are protected?AAP Image/Julian Smith

Digital music downloads and online streaming sales have now overtaken sales of CDs and records for the first time, underscoring just how fundamentally the internet has...

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What Jeremy Clarkson taught us about incivility in the workplace

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imageBefore the biff: James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond during the filming of a 'Top Gear' episodeAAP/EPA/Andy Rain

The BBC had little choice: they could hardly renew Jeremy Clarkson’s contract after he’d biffed a producer into the emergency department. The BBC’s internal investigation reveals that the hapless producer,...

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  10. Fortescue's roster changes signal waning of the cashed-up FIFO era
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  12. High youth unemployment can't be blamed on wages
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  24. Fact check: has arts funding been decimated or protected?
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  26. Manifesto Check: Greens go big on environment but what’s the political end game?
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  28. UKIP manifesto a bid for credibility after disappointing campaign kick off
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  30. Manifesto Check: Liberal Democrats' mental health policy leaves out the detail
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Statewide Super announce Tony D’Alessandro as CEO

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