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Having a yarn: a short history of Aussie journos’ favourite word

Having a yarn: a short history of Aussie journos’ favourite word

Australian Twitter is full of journalists from Bondi to Fitzroy telling everyone to read their latest "yarn". What's the story here?

Expanding calls for 'digital gangster' Facebook to be regulated

Expanding calls for 'digital gangster' Facebook to be regulated

Attempts to regulate Facebook are growing around the world, and are getting bolder in their demands.

Advertising is facing a historic shift; can Australian media keep up?

Advertising is facing a historic shift; can Australian media keep up?

It's time to find new ways for advertising to support the discovery of independent news.

'The government can't arrest them all': a look at journalism under Duterte

'The government can't arrest them all': a look at journalism under Duterte

Crikey speaks to veteran Filipino journalist and activist Inday Espina-Varona about Maria Ressa, Rappler, and the increasing dangers of reporting the news.

The defamation case that could tear apart the internet as we know it

The defamation case that could tear apart the internet as we know it

It's very unlikely former Don Dale detainee Dylan Voller will win this one, but we should all be watching closely.

The tabloids' growing problem with 'the T word'

The tabloids' growing problem with 'the T word'

The Daily Mail and Nine have breached press council standards with reports that "could contribute to substantial prejudice against transgender people". This isn't the first time we've seen these complaints.

Australian media has a 'vigilante' problem

Australian media has a 'vigilante' problem

Reporting on planned or actual vigilante action regularly swings between bemused and sympathetic. This has serious consequences.

Beware vested interests on the 'credit squeeze' and property price spin

Beware vested interests on the 'credit squeeze' and property price spin

The Australian media is screaming about the sky falling but, once again, the facts don't really back that up.

How business commentators are failing Australian universities

How business commentators are failing Australian universities

Mark Bouris recently had some strong words on graduate employment rates. But strong words are better when they're backed by evidence.

The revolution will not be trending

The revolution will not be trending

The troubles of one website don’t amount to much, but the trouble at BuzzFeed perversely fulfils the site's mission of letting us know where things are at.