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Christopher Warren —

Christopher Warren

Christopher Warren is an Australian journalist and writer. He was federal secretary of the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance until April 2015, and is a past president of the International Federation of Journalists.

Rupert Murdoch

Old bull, new bull: a brief recap of News Corp's latest problems

Remember when News Corp was a young bull knocking over anyone who stood in its way? How the mighty have fallen.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Government moves on big tech but money looks a fair way off (and no love for the ABC or SBS)

The government has unveiled its new code of conduct that will force tech companies to pay news organisations for their content. But there'll be no money for the public broadcasters.

News Corp’s 'find the other' blame game never ends

From 'Enemies of the state' to 'Dan-made disaster', the News Corp tabloids are suspiciously selective in their COVID-19 targets...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Let us count the ways... what we learnt overnight about big tech

The big kids have finally reported to the principal's office. Here are five key learnings we have from the US House of Judiciary Committee's hearings with the four most powerful men in big tech.

Amazon founder and the world's richest man Jeff Bezos (Image: AP/Cliff Owen)

This is our chance to curb the power of big tech. Will it work?

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple are staring down the barrel of new regulation both here and in the US. But don't expect them to go down without a fight.

Fox News anchor Sean Hannity (Image: Fox News)

Call me shocked! Media revealed as a haven for grifters

The dirty secret is out: media commentary for status or money is as common as dirt — in Australia as well as the US.

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New regional papers pop up to challenge the News Corp footprint

As new, community-owned print newspapers launch in regional Australia, News Corp will do what it can to hold onto that space.

Journalism’s reset: from objectivity to moral clarity

From in-house Slack to all-too-public Twitter, from public letters to j’accuse-style resignations, journalism is debating its reshape under pressure from the big cultural reset of the now.

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Print plants close as News tabloids go the full bastard

As News Corp closes down more printing presses, it threatens to lock out new players.

The curious case of the bonking security guard

All these 'rumours and reports' are giving us more villains than we really need.