tip off

Media briefs: Guardian cuts losses … footy fast food … Stefanovic spit …

The Guardian’s UK financial results show growing digital revenues. That and other media tidbits.

READ MORE

Media briefs: news is cheap … RIP Gandolfini … Labor poll lead? …

How can this member of the public not know what Crikey is? Ba-baaaam.

READ MORE

Media briefs: AAP staff disgust … Guardian’s Greenwald love … Latham on Rudd …

The Guardian is calling on its readers to help them profile its own controversial columnist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the National Security Agency scandal last week. Plus other media news of the day.

READ MORE

Game on as Guardian Oz turns on the razzle dazzle

The Guardian launched its Australian website to much fanfare today. It’s an impressive showing, but questions about the site’s long-term sustainability remain.

READ MORE

Media briefs: Bauer gets Knowledge … big TV week … vale Roger Ebert …

German media co brings exciting new title to replace Madison … and other media gossip of the day.

READ MORE

Are giant spiders on the Aussie Guardian menu?

The Guardian is coming to Australia — where giant spiders will probably kill you. Will the British care about anything other than deadly wildlife and local cliches?

READ MORE

The Guardian launches raid on Fairfax: top hacks depart

The Guardian’s hiring of Lenore Taylor and Katharine Murphy is a wake up call for anyone who’s been sceptical about how serious the publication is taking its Australian experiment.

READ MORE

Media briefs: US mag data … sport’s black day … Guardian sorry …

Following months of negotiation, The Guardian has issued an apology over sensational stories about corruption in the Mexican media. And other media tidbits.

READ MORE

Gun stats in the firing line

Crikey readers have their say on the biggest stories of the week.

READ MORE

Guardian at the gates: Oz play bad news for Fairfax

With The Guardian announcing its expansion into Australia, what does more competition mean for local media players? It’s probably not good news for Fairfax.

READ MORE

Foxtel out-rated Ten? … Seven bid woes … Guardian up …

In today’s Media Briefs: Front Page of the Day … The Department of Corrections … ACCC concerns over Seven’s Foxtel bid … Guardian has best readership: study … Fairfax appoints marketing boss …

READ MORE

WikiLeaks partners a motley crew on Syria

WikiLeaks has now teamed with a bankrupt Spanish publisher, a French web upstart and a newspaper accused of bias towards the Assad regime as media partners for the release of 2.4 million Syrian government emails.

READ MORE

Journo grad pay … no net for Iran … Sydney’s radio wreck …

How much does a graduate journalist earn? Elizabeth Redman did some digging to find out that most start on $35,000-$47,000, with those at rural jobs at the lower end. Plus other media news.

READ MORE

An unusual twist in the NotW phone-hacking tale

The Leveson inquiry into the UK print media has taken an unusual turn.

READ MORE
Crikey Blogs | JOURNALISM|

Most popular news stories on Facebook in 2011

The BBC have proudly reported that one of its stories, about the world reaching seven billion people, topped Facebook’s most popular stories of 2011. The Sun, The Guardian and Daily Mail also make the top 20, reports Richard Farmer.

READ MORE

Onya Rupe … The West kills Frazier … Age plays ladyboy card …

In today’s Media Briefs: Onya Rupe, for a generous ‘gift of love’ … Ludlam and the News-employed Marxist … It’s OK, Gillard’s not a head of state and more …

READ MORE

Corporate personhood — and a right to privacy?

The controversial issue of human rights for corporations took an unexpected turn this week in Britain.

READ MORE

Another wheel falls off Murdoch train wreck

Should it surprise anyone that the corporate culture that produced industrial-scale phone hacking in Britain was also at work elsewhere? Hardly.

READ MORE

Cutting The Monthly … violence in Egypt …

Across the inner cities of the world, goes out the cry these days — has The Guardian completely lost the plot? That’s due to rising prices and making the paper a crowd sourced affair. Plus, other media news of the day.

READ MORE

What drives Guardianistas so crazy about matters Assange?

So you thought the WikiLeaks saga couldn’t get any stranger, more convoluted or more ridiculous in juxtaposing stories of world import with petty absurdity? Think again.

READ MORE

WikiLeaks and disclosing classified
information

Julian Assange may face prosecution for revealing the identity of an ASIO officer. But governments disclose secret things all the time.

READ MORE

It’s done: bruised egos lead to the release of uncensored WikiLeaks cables

The full, uncensored Wikileaks cables are now available. And it seems the egos of those involved with Wikileaks and its media partners are the reason why.

READ MORE

Fairfax to down keyboards… Don (Churchill)’s Party … new NotW arrest …

In today’s Media Briefs: Fairfax to strike … Don (Churchill)’s Party … Bravehearts do the white thing … Baillieu govt freezes FReeZa … Guardian loses fight for web readers even after taking out Murdoch tabloid … and more …

READ MORE
Washington Post | LINKS|

How the The Guardian & The NY Times worked together on phone hacking scoop

Late last year The Guardian was frustrated with British laws limiting their investigations in to the News of the World scandal. So editor Alan Rusbridger gave the editor of the New York Times a call…

READ MORE

Blaming the internet: the gatekeepers’ take on phone hacking

The Guardian’s phone hacking scandal has been in the finest traditions of the mainstream media - and so is its attitude to new media.

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...