NEWS IN BRIEF: 26 JUNE 2012

Youngbloods rebrands to mark new beginning
Youth industry group Youngbloods Australia has rolled out a complete rebrand, fronted by a revised 'simpler and cleaner' logo. The image overhaul has been designed to make the group look younger and celebrate its addition of new events and committees. The design was created by the Victorian arm of the group.

Ten refutes AAP report
Network Ten has released a statement claiming that an AAP report this morning that Gina Rinehart has increased her stake in the network is incorrect. The ASX announced today that Rinehart has taken up her entitlement in Ten's capital raising, but her shareholding in Ten has not increased. Lachlan Murdoch's shareholding in Ten has also not changed.

SBS secures record sponsors for Tour de France
SBS has secured record sponsorship for its exclusive free-to-air broadcast of the 2012 Tour de France. Sponsors of SBS's broadcast include Skoda, QBE Insurance, Eftpos, Swisse Vitamins and Eli Lilly.

National TV health channel launches
A national TV channel focused on rural health and run by the not-for-profit Rural Health Education Foundation has launched. The Rural Health Channel (Channel 600), will aim to address the gap in health standards between rural and urban Australians.

Matthews addresses Fairfax readers
Fairfax Metro Media chief executive Jack Matthews has written an open letter to its readers outlining the changes at the media company. He highlights the move to smaller printing sites, integrated newsrooms and new subscription models for digital.

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