AFR boss Brett Clegg: No regrets over the battle with News Limited

The Australian Financial Review’s new CEO Brett Clegg says he has no reservations about the newspaper going into battle with News Limited over pay TV piracy claims, although he does regret losing his friendship with former colleague Richard Freudenstein over his job move.

In a wide ranging video interview timed to coincide with today’s launch of the AFR iPad app, Clegg discussed the Financial Review Group’s new paywall strategy, its new iPad app and the company’s current legal battle with his predecessor Michael Gill. He also discusses the Financial Review’s coverage of allegations around pay TV piracy involving News Limited’s former sister company NDS.


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