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News Corp's abuse of power must be exposed — and stopped

News Corp's abuse of power must be exposed — and stopped

For decades, News Corp has bullied and threatened its media rivals. Something desperately needs to change.

The virus underscores the need for news — as it kills off print media

The virus underscores the need for news — as it kills off print media

As papers close and ad revenue plummets, it's becoming clear that the next victim of coronavirus will be print media.

The media is not prepared for COVID-19

The media is not prepared for COVID-19

Asking questions is not enough. People need answers about the current threat and, in 2020, the media is just one more secondhand source.

How the 96-hour news cycle has changed journalism forever

How the 96-hour news cycle has changed journalism forever

The 96-hour news cycle, instigated by social media, has shifted the balance of power in Australian media and politics.

Wild Butterfly reveals the tragic human cost of a media pile-on

Wild Butterfly reveals the tragic human cost of a media pile-on

In 2010, Perth woman Claire Murray, a heroin addict, died as a result of complications from her second liver transplant. A new film chronicles her life and the media pile-on it inspired.

Memo to Nine's directors: there's still time to save AAP

Memo to Nine's directors: there's still time to save AAP

It's not too late for the Nine board to delay the shuttering of AAP while alternate funding sources are explored.

Should the government save the national newswire from going under?

Should the government save the national newswire from going under?

How could the government replace or support AAP if it was minded to? There are mechanisms for doing it — but they come with a potentially significant impact on the industry.

Broken news: shareholders asked to kill off wire service within days

Broken news: shareholders asked to kill off wire service within days

As News Corp and Nine race to shutter Australian Associated Press, is there anything that can be done to stop its demise?

Democracy dies in darkness -- but as AAP shows, it can be seriously hurt in daylight

Democracy dies in darkness -- but as AAP shows, it can be seriously hurt in daylight

With Nine and News Corp preparing to shutter Australian Associated Press, the ACCC must intervene.

Nationals missing in action on AAP closure

Nationals missing in action on AAP closure

Once a powerful voice on regional media issues, the Nationals have gone silent as the closure of AAP makes life even tougher for regional newspapers.