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Christopher Warren

Journalist and media watcher

The WikiLeaks arrest is about the journalism, not the journalist

The WikiLeaks arrest is about the journalism, not the journalist

The debate over whether Julian Assange is a journalist or not serves no purpose other than to undercut future press freedom.

How populism is robbing India’s election of the robust reporting it needs

How populism is robbing India’s election of the robust reporting it needs

How can journalism remain objective when faced with carefully curated social media instead of press conferences, and an attitude that criticism makes you an enemy of the people?

Radicalisation is thriving through both old and new media

Radicalisation is thriving through both old and new media

The flurry of finger-pointing between social and traditional media regarding the amplification of hate-speech misses the point.

Is outrage still a viable media business model?

Is outrage still a viable media business model?

Outrage media is big money in Australia and abroad. But, as the aftermath of the Christchurch attacks shows, it can do more harm than good for its allies in the political mainstream.

Reading between the lines on Facebook's privacy doublespeak

Reading between the lines on Facebook's privacy doublespeak

As Mark Zuckerberg starts talking about the importance of "privacy", it's important to note his definition might be different from yours.

There were giants, once: the decline of the journalist celebrity

There were giants, once: the decline of the journalist celebrity

We used to have huge journalistic personalities dominating our screens — now it's difficult for the average person to name even one.

Nine’s papers make money giving baby boomers what they want

Nine’s papers make money giving baby boomers what they want

Nine has reported increased revenue and lower costs, but a look at the papers suggests that this is through significantly narrowing their focus.

Advertising is facing a historic shift; can Australian media keep up?

Advertising is facing a historic shift; can Australian media keep up?

It's time to find new ways for advertising to support the discovery of independent news.

Does every media company board need an ex-Liberal?

Does every media company board need an ex-Liberal?

Former politicians bring skills and experiences that are often lacking in the usual suspects you’ll find on boards of private companies, but they pose other concerns.

Lessons Australia can learn from US media job losses

Lessons Australia can learn from US media job losses

The recent swell of job losses at international media companies hasn't hit Australia badly... yet.