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Despite print's so-called death, one newspaper continues to grow

Despite print's so-called death, one newspaper continues to grow

Emily WatkinsApr 27, 2017

Crinkling News is Australia's first children's newspaper, and editor Saffron Howden told Crikey its re-subscription rate has been more than 60%.

When is an ad not an ad?

When is an ad not an ad?

Emily WatkinsApr 26, 20171 Comment

ACMA has found a marriage equality ad that played on Foxtel on Valentine's Day was not in breach of the rules, though the same ad on Sky was problematic. And Ray Hadley got away with playing a political ad during a blackout period because he wasn't paid for it.

Off Ya Tree subsidiary's offensive Easter ad unsurprisingly deemed offensive

Emily WatkinsApr 26, 20173 Comments

Who would have thought an ad depicting a graphic crucifixion (on Easter) would have breached advertising standards?

Who doesn't love a wedding to boost ratings?

Who doesn't love a wedding to boost ratings?

Emily WatkinsApr 24, 2017

Seven is hoping Edwina Bartholomew's upcoming wedding will be a ratings bonanza.

A guide for naughty ministers: how to control the media during an expenses scandal

A guide for naughty ministers: how to control the media during an expenses scandal

Emily WatkinsApr 24, 20176 Comments

Rule No. 1: if you're a pollie embroiled in an travel expenses scandal, it's best to say something meaningful, ASAP.

Did the Herald Sun invent the Sudanese youth Apex gang?

Did the Herald Sun invent the Sudanese youth Apex gang?

Emily Watkins and Kanika SoodApr 21, 201713 Comments

Was a gang of violent Sudanese youths taking over the streets of Melbourne?

Like Uber, but for news: app to turn drivers into camos

Emily WatkinsApr 18, 20177 Comments

A new app will turn Uber drivers into on-the-fly camera operators for major news networks.

News staff pass no-confidence motion in management

Emily WatkinsApr 13, 20173 Comments

The unanimous resolution called on management to brief staff on News' business model, allow for feedback on where it's failing, and to consult on this before downsizing editorial staff numbers.

Now it's News' turn to swing redundancy axe

Now it's News' turn to swing redundancy axe

Emily Watkins and Glenn DyerApr 12, 20174 Comments

After gloating that rival Fairfax's poor business practices were leading to massive newsroom redundancies, News Corp has now admitted its own finances are shaky, and is going to send dozens of journalists packing, write Emily Watkins and Glenn Dyer.

Fairfax heavies newsagents for ad space

Emily WatkinsApr 11, 20174 Comments

Fairfax wants newsagents to know that they are supposed to prominently display The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the Australian Financial Review.

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