Articles by: Peter Cox

Fairfax Sackings

Peter Cox appeared on the ABCNews24 on 18 September 2012 commenting on the Fairfax restructure with plans to fire 1900 staff.

Peter Cox Response to Fairfax Opposition

Peter Cox Response to Fairfax Opposition

The Board of Fairfax Media has opposed the election of Peter Cox to the Board and recommended shareholders vote against his election. The board claimed that Peter Cox’s “experience and expertise was not considered to best fit  board  requirements…the board’s process has resulted in seven Directors joining the Board over the last […]

Cox Plan to “Save Fairfax”

Cox Plan to “Save Fairfax”

Below is a summary of my plan to save Fairfax. If you would lile a copy of the detail behind the plan that has beeen supplied to the major institutions or would like to discuss my objectives in standing for the board of Fairfax please do not hesittae to call me […]

Fairfax Share History

Fairfax Share History

  Fairfax Media has fallen from a high of $5.00 in April 2007 to a low of 40 cents in October 2012. The chart below shows Fairfax shares have fallen by over 90% from their peak whilst the ASX 200 has grown by 50% in the 10 years 2003 to 2012.

Thanks for supporting my tilt at the Fairfax Board – thoughts and results

Thanks for supporting my tilt at the Fairfax Board – thoughts and results

I wanted to write and tell you about the Fairfax AGM and to thank everyone for their support for my campaign for a board seat on Fairfax Media. As I said from the outset we never had any chance of succeeding but the process was very rewarding. Over the six […]

Hedge funds

Hedge Funds

International Hedge Funds and Private Equity Investors – Cox Media provides a background briefing on the Australian Media industry, the media advertising market, television, magazines, newspapers, online and the major players such as Nine Entertainment, TEN Network, Fairfax Media and Seven West Media. Cox Media has provided advice on up […]

Prime Minister Media Approach

Gillard called to stop making ‘private’ deals with media owners 25 Jul 2012 By David Blight A prominent media commentator has called on Prime Minister Julia Gillard to stop conducting private negotiations with media owners, following news of a letter discussing compromises to her stance on press regulation. Cox Media […]

Fairfax Board Nomination

  I have decided to stand for election to the board of Fairfax Media. Below is a brief background on my over 30 years experience as a media economist, analyst and consultant. Over the next few days I will publish on the site my platform for election. COX MEDIA BACKGROUND Peter […]

Facebook

Facebook

Facebook shares will ‘absolutely drop’: Cox 21 May 2012 By Wenlei Ma After Facebook went public last Friday, its share price will follow the path of AOL and Myspace and see a noticeable decline, according to analyst Peter Cox. Cox Media principal Peter Cox said despite reports and commentary which […]

Media Economics and Analysis

Media Economics and Analysis

Peter Cox BEc MBA is the foremost independent media economist, analyst and public speaker on the communications and media industries in Australia. Cox Media is an industry leader in media economics research and analysis, understanding of new technologies and markets, assessing international industry trends and global developments, valuing companies and […]