ACCT5931_2018S1_TeamCasePresentation.pdf

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maximising our existing core assets," Mr Hywood said. Going into Fairfax's publishing business, Mr Hywood said the changes have led to more than $500 million in annualised cost savings. In Australian Metro Media, Fairfax had its strongest half in four years in the first half of 2017-18, with total paid subscribers up 50,000 to more than 283,000 across the three major titles ."The new revenue model underpinning our publishing business is multi-faceted and moves well beyond the traditional reliance on advertising, print subscriptions and circulation. It continues to leverage premium brands, quality journalism and audiences which have never been larger in the company's history," Mr Hywood said. Based on your understanding of Fairfax Media (and using the 2017 Fairfax Media Annual Report and your responses to the Team Case Project, where appropriate), identify the three (3) key issues that the company needs to focus its attention on over the coming 12 months (Note: This can include issues the company has reported progressing in investor updates ( www.fairfaxmedia.com.au/Investors/Home).
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UNSW AUSTRALIA SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING ACCT5931 Strategic Management Accounting Semester 1, 2018 Team Case Presentation (10%) continued For each of these three key issues: i) Explain why this issue is important (using your Part 1 response) and what Fairfax Media is/should be doing in this area (using your Part 2, 3 and 5 responses, where appropriate); and ii) Provide two performance measures to evaluate Fairfax Media’s future performance in this area (using your Part 6 response, where appropriate).
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