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The front page of The New York Times on Sunday, May 24, 2020. (Image: Sipa USA/Richard B. Levine)

Power of the press grows ever weaker as sales slump to new COVID-19 lows

Printed newspapers' circulation has plummeted over two decades and the pandemic is another kick in the guts.

Energy Minister Angus Taylor speaks to the media. (Image: AAP/David Crosling)

What lies beneath must be resurfaced — or the media is not doing its job to expose power and corruption

When even good journalists fail to explore the financial and personal links between companies and policymakers, they allow a pervasive form of institutional corruption to flourish.

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The media's 'pro-vax' reporting risks inflating hopes — and share values

With the media — and the world — desperate for news of a vaccine, are we forgetting to ask crucial questions?

Ronan Farrow. (Image: AP/Invision/Evan Agostini)

A very NYC media stoush sheds light on journalism's dark night of the soul

As American journalists quietly grapple with their purpose under Donald Trump's presidency, those questions have bubbled to the surface in an online spat between The New York Times and The New Yorker.

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Rock in a hard place? Rolling Stone's rebirth is the year's most unlikely media story

Two years after the ink dried on its last issue, the magazine plans to grab the gen X market and run with it.

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Game on: media using code war with big tech to access user data

Big media companies like News Corp are fighting tech giants for greater access to your user data, and they may be getting a little help from the ACCC.

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Filling the void: the new wave fighting to keep regional media alive

With newsrooms going dark across regional Australia, journalists and locals are fighting to fill the gap. Will it be enough to save regional media?

South Australian journalist Peri Strathearn. (Image: Supplied)

'How are we going to know who's died?' The cost of losing regional news

Regional news is facing a mass extinction event. Can communities survive without their local papers?

Northern Territory residents enjoy some new freedoms as restrictions are eased (Image: AAP/Helen Orr)

Hindsight is 20/20: how false narratives could hurt us going forward

Australia has been relatively successful in the fight against COVID-19. What comes next is the fight for the narrative.