Margaret SimonsOct 31, 20142 Comments
Without the freedom to innovate, the ABC will just become the commercial media's shadow, writes Margaret Simons
Margaret SimonsFeb 3, 20144 Comments
The Global Mail's experiment in philanthropic journalism via Graeme Wood looks doomed. So what did we learn about funding journalism in the future?
Margaret SimonsMar 19, 20136 Comments
The Melbourne University academic and Crikey contributor outlines a six-point plan for genuine media regulation in a submission to the Senate committee looking at Labor's proposed reforms.
Margaret SimonsMar 13, 20134 Comments
Some expected Stephen Conroy to do nothing on media reform in an election year. He's done something -- but it's not much, and it may not pass Parliament anyway. The government's minimalist approach fails to address convergence.
Margaret SimonsMar 4, 2013
Margaret Simons reviews The Age as it ditches the broadsheet format for a compact future.
Margaret SimonsDec 18, 20124 Comments
Margaret Simons responds to articles in The Australian today criticising her reporting of the Cameron Stewart/Simon Artz affair in Crikey. She stands by her stories.
Margaret SimonsOct 25, 20126 Comments
Time is ticking for the government to act on media regulation. There's plenty of talk inside the government but nothing concrete is emerging. Could it all be too hard?
Margaret SimonsOct 16, 201224 Comments
Men dominate the media, both creating it, and the people it covers. Is it any wonder it cynically dismissed Gillard's irritation at sexism?
Margaret SimonsOct 9, 20121 Comment
The Chinese media landscape is changing, exciting and worrying local journalists. Is the firm hand of government control easing as proprietors are told to embrace commercialism and Western practice?