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Eli Greenblat's Harvey Norman coverage

November 30, 2019

Here are links to more than 30 stories by "senior business journalist" Eli Greenblat in The Australian since 2015 which were favourable to Harvey Norman and usually included direct quotes from Gerry Harvey, who is believed to be News Corp's biggest single advertiser in Australia.

Roger Corbett backs independence of proxy advisers
The Australian, November 23, 2019

Argo doesn't buy any proxy advice, backs Gerry Harvey
The Australian, November 22, 2019

Billionaire Millner family defend billionaire Gerry Harvey via Eli
The Australian, November 18, 2019

Gerry Harvey tees off at diversity and corporate governance through Eli
The Australian, August 31, 2019 - eight different quotes from Gerry having a whinge, no alternative view sort

Eli covers the 2018-19 results, no mention of controversial accounting practices
The Australian, August 31, 2019 -

Gerry tells Eli it's all the fault of David Jones
The Australian, August 2, 2019

Gerry talks up his half year results, Eli runs 8 paragraphs of direct quotes
The Australian, February 28, 2019

Retail malaise spreading, says Gerry in latest interview with Eli
The Australian, March 1, 2019

Gerry talks up his stores in Croatia
The Australian, August 31, 2019

Eli interviews Gerry about the results, fails to criticise dodgy capital raising structure
The Australian, August 30, 2019

Gerry and Singo given platform by Eli to tee off after first rem strike
The Australian, November 28, 2018

Gerry given platform by Eli to whinge on AGM day
The Australian, November 27, 2018

Eli puts positive spin on prospect of Gerry diluting retail shareholders
The Australian, September 8, 2018"My belief is that Harvey Norman is a $5 or $6 share, not a $3-$4 share, and from my point of view I will sell shares I've got in every company in Australia and overseas for Harvey Norman at that price,” Gerry told Eli.

Eli talks up Gerry putting $10m into Harvey Norman shares at around $3.50
The Australian, September 7, 2019

Stock tanks 17c after poor result but Eli goes the positive spin
The Australian, September 1, 2018

Rarely mention mining camp debacles but Eli talks up Gerry's quick $4m profit in Gazal shares
The Australian, April 20, 2018

Dairy goes broke - Eli quotes no one criticising Gerry for silly diversion
The Australian, March 27, 2018

Gerry releases awful result and only talks to Eli, claiming market reaction is wrong
The Australian, February 28, 2018

Stock tanks 12% after bad result, Eli gives Gerry a platform to rant
The Australian, March 1, 2018

Eli goes with Gerry's Amazon diversion on AGM day amidst big protests
The Australian, November 17, 2017

Gerry slams short sellers via Eli as ASIC wraps up inquiry
The Australian, October 31, 2017

Annual report released, Eli goes with pay ahead of accounting rorts
The Australian, September 29, 2017

Gerry labels shorters criminals & bags Fairfax Media, Eli provides no right of reply
The Australian, March 30, 2017

Gerry goes to war with short sellers, uses Eli to slam Fairfax again
The Australian, March 25, 2017

Gerry calls for shorting probe as stock tanks - Eli should have asked why Katie was selling?
The Australian, March 22, 2017

Gerry declares war on John Hempton through Eli, buys more shares
The Australian, March 21, 2017

Eli talks up best profit in a decade as stock hits $5.38
The Australian, September 1, 2016

Gerry whinges to Eli about being locked out of Good Guys sales process
The Australian, August 12, 2016

Gerry puts the boot into Dick Smith over "crook stock" via Eli
The Australian, December 2, 2015

Yet another Gerry interview with Eli over Harveys performance
The Australian, October 28, 2015

Fireworks on cards at Harvey Norman AGM
The Australian, November 27, 2019

Eli Greenblat: Harvey Norman cops second strike
The Australian, November 27, 2019

Eli Greenblat piece for The Australian after AGM
The Australian, November 28, 2019