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Isentia index: friendship groups, but not for reading press releases

Operation Fortitude is the least of the government’s worries this week, writes Isentia’s Clovelle Car

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With the grown-ups in charge, are student rags going soft?

UNSW’s Tharunka is no longer going to have an elected student editor. Is this the end of it as a boundary-pushing voice for students?

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Isentia Index: Clive dances with peanut butter and Labor MP admits his Tupperware cupboard is messy

Sex, lies and peanut butter all got people talking about Aussie politics.

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Latham off the leash gives lawyers plenty of ammunition

Just about everyone copped a serve from Mark Latham over the weekend.

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‘Mitchell wants to shut down dissenting views’: Carlton defends Ford from the Oz

The Australian has taken Fairfax columnist Clementine Ford to task for supposedly abusive tweets she directed at News Corp columnist Rita Panahi.

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Latham’s just a boy, standing in front of a nation, asking it to love him

What is the real difference between a self-indulgent Mark Latham column and a celebrity Instagram?

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Isentia Index: Is it time for a royal commission into royal commissions?

Another week of media outrage directed at the government kept Coalition ministers at the forefront of the conversation.

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HuffPo launches with team of 30

Watch out, news.com,au, The Huffington Post is coming for your crown. But can it succeed without a nap room?

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Congratulations … psych! Kennedy Awards win most bungled presentation

The Kennedy Awards gave an award to the wrong photographer, and then waited five days to take it back off him.

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Fairfax staunches the bleeding in metros, with Domain still its battlefield angel

Fairfax’s digital revenue is making up for a fall in print advertising and circulation at The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Isentia Index: New speaker in, same-sex marriage gone. At least for now…

We’ve lost a Speaker and the captain of our cricket team, but at least it gave people plenty to talk about, writes Isentia’s Clovelle Car.

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It’s like Uber but for racism: how prejudice crept into the ‘sharing economy’

Startups, much like traditional businesses, can and do create systems of discrimination.

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Isentia Index: we’ve lost a Bishop, will Ruddock be our knight?

Bronwyn Bishop dominates the charts as choppergate draws to a conclusion.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE | 3

The AFR’s editor-in-chief sent a secret email to staff about clickbait. What it said left them speechless.

Fairfax editors have pointed out the success of “curiosity-gap” headlines. But is turning Australia’s most trusted (and only) financial newspaper into an outdated BuzzFeed worth the clicks?

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Why is SBS promoting someone who hates multiculturalism?

Is the multicultural broadcaster breaching its own charter in its promotion of Go Back to Where you Came From?

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Newspaperman turned ivory tower denizen: Phil Gardner’s secret new gig

The former News Corp honcho’s career has taken an unexpected turn.

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Isentia Index: all hands on deck as Labor hosts national conference

It was all about the ALP national conference and BBish’s travel entitlements.

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They fought the media and they … won?

Sometimes a defamation case brings more heartache (and cost) than it’s worth. Here are five times high-profile people took on the media, and while they technically won, the cost might have been too high.

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Isentia Index: The ‘age of entitlement’ is over – or is it?

Bronwyn Bishop and a hungry shark dominated media coverage this week.

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Climate and China Spectator cut to one-man bands

While separate websites remain, the integration of Business Spectator into The Australian is almost complete.

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Are you Serial, Daily Tele?

The Daily Tele gets its Serial on by using an investigative journalism podcast to get to the bottom of two unsolved murder cases.

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HuffPo asks Aussie writer to blog for free

In this day and age, can you launch a media start-up without paying writers? One publication is certainly trying.

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Isentia index: royal commission keeps spotlight on Shorten

It was a week all about Bill Shorten, if media coverage was anything to go by.

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The Pyrrhic victory of politicians’ media boycotts

Media boycotts are nothing new, but are they actually effective?

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Can Joe Hockey sue you for your drunken tweet?

Twitter users might be able tor rely on the defence of honest opinion to protect themselves from lawsuits, but it is no ironclad guarantee, write Giri Sivaraman and Nita Green of Maurice Blackburn.

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