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Christopher Warren

Journalist and media watcher

Mark Zuckerberg broke politics. Now he refuses to fix it. 

Mark Zuckerberg broke politics. Now he refuses to fix it. 

Facebook has effectively washed its hands of doing anything to fix the spread of fake news and hate speech ⁠— and Australian politics will continue to suffer the consequences.

The slow death of the Australian magazine

The slow death of the Australian magazine

The central role that magazines have enjoyed in Australia over the last century has been shattered by an information-rich, attention-poor world.

The media's glaring double standard on free speech

The media's glaring double standard on free speech

One minute Australia's media is rallying for freedom of the press. The next, it's tearing down climate protesters. Speaking out shouldn't be a professional privilege.

How Morrison is mimicking the Trump media playbook

How Morrison is mimicking the Trump media playbook

Fresh from the US and with a new nationalistic spin, Scott Morrison has some new talking points. Is Australian media prepared to counter them?

News media continues its desperate war against the Google monopoly

News media continues its desperate war against the Google monopoly

In the fight between Google and traditional news media, Google has demonstrated that it doesn’t need publishers. Perhaps publishers need to learn that they don’t need Google.

Australian media: apoplectic and unapologetic

Australian media: apoplectic and unapologetic

News Corp is fuelling peak denialist hysteria over Greta Thunberg and climate strikers. And, unlike their counterparts in the US, they don't need to apologise for it.

It's time to ban climate denialism in the media

It's time to ban climate denialism in the media

Climate denialists continue to hijack media platforms to erode belief in scientific consensus. The media has a responsibility to stop them.

Australian media has an asylum seeker problem

Australian media has an asylum seeker problem

Traditional media has been out of step with its audience on this issue since Tampa — and the government knows it.

How will Nine prove its independence?

How will Nine prove its independence?

There is value in the former Fairfax papers' commitment to independence — value that Nine is rapidly losing.

The scrappiest place on Earth: Disney enters the streaming wars

The scrappiest place on Earth: Disney enters the streaming wars

The streaming services shake-up is almost here as content creators like Disney prepare their own platforms for launch. Will bundled platforms like Netflix and Stan go the way of cable TV?