Alan Rusbridger's regime never got over the fact that WikiLeaks hadn’t simply handed over the Cablegate files, and so the war continues.
The Saudi regime's admission it killed Jamal Khashoggi embarrassed the Australian government into taking action. But it needs to do much more, and it can use companies who profit from their collaboration with the regime.
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.
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova has been murdered, while Turkish authorities investigate the disappearance of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi.
If the last few days are anything to go by, the ABC's acting chair, Kirstin Ferguson, may find herself the subject of one of The Australian's infamous Holy Wars.
As long as Mitch Fifield has his job, and the current board is appointed by him, there will be a clear view to minimise the ABC.
News outlets are increasingly using artificial intelligence to produce entire stories from complete data sets. But robots aren't quite up to writing front-page stories yet.
It was not always too much to expect that the ABC would defend controversial work by its journalists. During the conflicts in Iraq, management stood by their people.
Michelle Guthrie's ouster reveals the scale of the modernisation challenge faced by the ABC, and the culture her replacement must navigate.
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