From serious politics to pop culture, there are several bright spots in the New Zealand media landscape. What could we glean from them?
Politicians love to fawn over the IT sector, but a bipartisan bill passed yesterday ensures it is never taken seriously.
Politicians understand the threat to good government from the Coalition's encryption bill. But they are only interested in protecting themselves, not the rest of us.
What's in a name? As Fairfax quietly falls into the Nine Entertainment offerings, much can be learned from the company's mistakes.
The Victorian Liberal leader has a bad reputation of blocking people on social media. It may be satisfying at the time, but it raises some important broader questions.
As fallout from fake news and data privacy scandals continue to wear on Facebook, the company is finding that its challenges seem more like a feature than a bug in its business model.
The bottom line for Nine-Fairfax is that it will have to avoid being a typical Australian media merger that destroys value, rather than creates it.
The government's war on encryption inevitably means whistleblowers, journalists, lawyers and opposition politicians will be targeted by security agencies, like they have with mass surveillance laws.