Australian politicians have a track record of trying to restore their reputations through the courts, and this year has been no exception.
The competition regulator has started from first principles to consider journalism, its social benefits and threats to its business model. But it doesn't get very far with solutions.
From classifieds to morning TV to news-desk assistants and street press, it's lumps of coal all round this Christmas.
Five minutes ago, Nine and News Corp were bemoaning the unaffordability of housing for young people. Now? Not so much...
Will we see more like Judith Neilson's "staggering" donation to create a more viable philanthropic journalism sector in Australia?
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.
Recent defamation claims featuring colossal sums in damages show how Rebel Wilson's action against Bauer Media raised the bar.
The government has been in ABC attack mode since 2013, the same year it promised in opposition there would be no cuts to the ABC.
The Guardian reckons there's a smoking gun connecting the Trump election campaign and WikiLeaks. Only problem is, its own journalism undermines a claim for which there's no evidence.