May 30, 2013 1 Comment
After a parliamentary inquiry, a committee has proposed descriminalising sexting in Victoria. Young people caught on the Sex Offenders Register could now be delisted.
December 20, 2012 7 Comments
From the sublime to the ridiculous, Crikey hands out awards for the best and worst journalism in a year which brought us various media reviews, the usual fare from The Australian ... and a very high-profile prank call.
October 2, 2012
Criminal trials and social media are not a good mix, but can lawmakers do anything about it? Attorney's General will meet on Friday to discuss it.
August 16, 2012 1 Comment
Things didn't exactly go peachy for The Age's new editor-in-chief Andrew Holden, who gave an embarrassing interview on the Jon Faine program on ABC Melbourne yesterday morning.
May 23, 2012 34 Comments
The ABC is considering a radical shake-up of its news and current affairs departments, along the lines of a largely untested British model which has been described as a "churnalism sweatshop".
May 18, 2012 14 Comments
One of the authors of the independent Finkelstein media inquiry says the Convergence Review's method of regulating the media won't work because non-compliant media companies can't be forced to join self-regulatory bodies.
May 11, 2012 1 Comment
A week after the release of the Convergence Review, its principal author, Glen Boreham launched into an opinion piece.
May 3, 2012 1 Comment
When it comes to convergence, it’s clear that content is king.
April 27, 2012
Some of the first journalists affected by News Limited's national newspaper restructure say they feel "like mushrooms" because they have not been told how the changes will affect them.
April 24, 2012
Former Victorian premier John Cain has condemned "political apparatchiks" for "trashing" freedom of information laws, one of the major reforms of his term in office.