Anger over UK MP expenses can’t be exported

Anger over UK MP expenses can’t be exported

May 20, 2009 1

When things go wrong, as they have in the UK, public outrage is entirely appropriate. But the sort of knee jerk media hostility toward Australian politicians is ridiculous.

Newspapers no longer dominate journalism fellowships

May 20, 2009

Traditionally newspaper staff would recharge their batteries with fellowships at universities. But they no longer have the time. Instead, new media journalists and laid off staff are applying.

Turning to politicians to prop up newspapers

May 19, 2009 1

Last week two governments in two countries on either side of the globe took unprecedented steps to ensure the survival of print journalism.

Dowd in hot water over alleged plagiarism; NYT issues apology

Dowd in hot water over alleged plagiarism; NYT issues apology

May 18, 2009

It was a wild Sunday for the New York Times columnist. By mid-afternoon she was on the hot seat for using liberal blogger Josh Marshall's paragraph almost word-for-word.

Internet v newspapers — an animation

May 18, 2009

"I took down Nixon." "I made everyone a publisher." Newspaper and Internet fight it out.

The rebirth of the news

May 18, 2009

Yes, the media is suffering -- but news itself is thriving.

How to kill a story

How to kill a story

May 18, 2009

Did the NY Times kill an investigation because it would have been "a game-changer" in the presidential election? Pretty much, says Power Line.

Grim times for financial media

May 18, 2009

How the business press failed to warn its readers of the looming financial crisis during the years when it could have made a difference.

Code of silence: the murky mix of stars, sex and sports writers

May 15, 2009 18

As well as bringing into focus that culture, the Johns Affair also raises questions about the sometimes murky relationship between sportswriters and their sport.

Outstanding achievements in PR

Outstanding achievements in PR

May 15, 2009

This week's Wankley goes to some truly magnificent achievements in PR.