tip off

Essential: voters don’t trust companies on data retention

Voters don’t trust communications companies to store their metadata safely, today’s Essential Report reveals, and they don’t back the AFP using it to go after downloaders.

READ MORE

The five data retention lies you were told

The government’s unveiling of its data retention scheme was unaccompanied by blatant falsehoods by people who have no excuse not to know better.

READ MORE

A tough sell: can these spinners change your mind on climate change?

Australians just aren’t convinced on climate change. So we commissioned some spinners — who are not necessarily greenies themselves — to sell the message on global warming.

READ MORE

It’s been a bad week for the anti-NBN brigade

Media attacks on the NBN foundered this week on some inconvenient facts and annoying rules of mathematics. But getting it wrong won’t stop the critics …

READ MORE

Does the Labor narrative narrative stand up?

We all complain Labor lacks a narrative. But what if positive narratives are now impossible to effectively communicate? Look overseas and it may well be the case.

READ MORE

The Coalition’s leaked policy notes: what you found

Readers have been running the ruler over the Coalition’s “speaker’s notes” leaked by Crikey yesterday. Here are the best responses …

READ MORE

Rudd’s hapless communications strategy

For a government constantly accused of media management and spin, they’re pretty useless. The media has gone feral and the Government’s media contingent appear clueless about what to do.

READ MORE

Back to the Future: 1960s take on 1990s tech

Forget the leap of a national broadband network. Take a look 1990s telecommunications — as envisaged by 1960s Britain. Nice forward fashion too!

READ MORE
Springwise | PEOPLE & IDEAS|

This is a great idea. Stop.

Telegram Stop provides novelty telegrams with a classic look and feel that’s designed for posterity. But you order them online. Naturally.

READ MORE

Minchin heads down broadcasting deregulation path

New shadow Communications Minister Nick Minchin is weighing into the broadcasting deregulation debate, like every other newcomer to the portfolio, writes Bernard Keane.

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...