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Isentia Index: Q&A talk still lingers as new citizenship and asylum seeker laws are passed

Discussion of that Q&A episode continues.

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What’s it like to edit a newspaper half of readers distrust? Editors respond

Many of the editors of newspapers featured in Essential’s “trust in media” survey have dismissed the results. Surprise, surprise.

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Buddy, can you spare a dime (to read Andrew Bolt)?

News Corp may be trying to get expose more affluent, educated readers to its tabloid papers, with a new promotion allowing The Australian’s readers to get a tabloid for an extra 10 cents.

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The secret life of Graham ‘Efrem’ Lloyd: Oz environment editor’s greenie double life

One of Australia’s fiercest critics of renewable energy, Graham Lloyd, has left the country to travel to Peru for his Amazon rainforest conservation foundation, which he runs under a different name. No, really.

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Who’s on our side? A potted history of Zaky Mallah’s media appearances

Zaky Mallah has appeared in numerous media outlets over the years.

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The Age quashes Hockey satire

Has the Treasurer put the fear of defo into Fairfax?

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Redundancies at Melbourne printing plant after mX says goodbye

News Corp today announced 19 redundancies in its main Melbourne printing plant, following the axing of mX.

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Mayne: is the Sun King abdicating? Not exactly …

This latest shuffle is all about incrementally increasing Murdoch family power with the independent checks and balances of competent non-Murdoch managers being cast aside.

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Domestic assault victim slams NT News for focusing on the vibrator

A woman who was assaulted by her former partner has slammed the NT News’ sensationalist coverage.

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Sarah Hanson-Young and Zoo: why satire is no defence against defamation

The Greens Senator has won a case against Zoo for photoshopping her head onto a bikini model’s body.

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Isentia Index: Hockey channels Keating with get a (better) job comment

It was a quieter week in political media mentions, despite Joe Hockey’s housing comments.

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Media briefs: dream promotion for Killing Season … Suckling out …. Fairfax shakes up training …

The Killing Season cashes in on free publicity. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Does The Daily Telegraph have it in for Clover Moore?

How would the Daily Tele fill pages without lord mayor Clover Moore? Crikey intern Bransen Gibson catalogues Moore’s many sins …

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Fairfax advertises for ad-selling journalist, claims it was a mistake

Fairfax journalists fear the end of church and state at the company’s local papers as a position for an ad-selling journalist is applied. But the company says it was a mistake.

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Isentia Index: same-sex marriage passed ‘within a year’?

Soccer, same sex marriage and terrorism got people talking this week.

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Kill the scoop, sack the journos: unpopular advice from Ross Gittins

Ross Gittins envisions a very different newsroom of the future.

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Have the Greens changed course on Israel?

An “unfortunate miscommunication” during an interview with a Jewish media outlet had many wondering whether Richard Di Natale was shifting the Greens to a party platform less sympathetic to Palestine.

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Secrets of the BRW Rich List revealed

Just how do you determine who the richest people in Australia are?

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Fairfax plagiarises surveillance story

Senior Fairfax journalist Philip Dorling says the lifted copy was “an embarrassing lapse of judgement”.

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Isentia Index: Johnny Depp’s dogs steal the budget week limelight

Australians were more interested in the fates of two celebrity dogs than the budget release.

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A grovelling day of junkets and freebies at the Weekend Oz

How do you fill a newspaper without paying for any content? Get companies to pay for junkets, of course …

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How freebie copies help newspapers stave off circulation declines

Some dead-tree media are not showing huge declines write Myriam Robin and Glenn Dyer. But these figures are not all that they seem …

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Fairfax slashes NSW newsrooms, with Mercury hardest hit

The newsroom of the Illawarra Mercury will be cut almost in half. With other cuts soon to follow.

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Trash-happy editor resigns from UNSW rag Tharunka

Editor Brendan Byron has tendered his resignation to student magazine Tharunka after it was revealed he had unilaterally deleted four articles from the magazine’s website.

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Code blue for management with doctors’ journal in triage mode

The AMA and AMPCo spent the weekend trying to convince the medical community that outsourcing production of the Medical Journal of Australia isn’t such a bad thing.

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