Comment for cat food pays mighty fine

May 15, 2009 1

The cat food story thickens, as a new revelatory email lands.

Budding journo bids $13,000 for HuffPo internship

May 15, 2009

A charity auction for a two- or three-month internship at the Huffington Post has collected bids as high as $13,000, in a sign of just how bad the media job market has become.

Leading food writers in cat food for comment scandal

Leading food writers in cat food for comment scandal

May 14, 2009 10

Food critics Australia-wide last night received an interesting offer from a "junior" accounts manager at Ogilvy PR's Pulse Communications.

Message to PR flacks: You win

May 14, 2009

Daily newspaper and broadcast journalism is in the process of capitulating to that insidious and often irresistible attraction: the easy feed of the PR industry.

Journalism: not just for the elite!

May 13, 2009

Are media outlets hiring graduate journalists based on academic excellence rather than genuine journalistic skills? Yes, and journalism is sadder and blander for it, blogs Michael Gorey.

Reporter tweets being shot

May 13, 2009

Deputy editor of British paper Post and Echo was caught in some biker crossfire over the weekend and like a good journo he live tweeted the entire event.

Lacey brothers jailed for shooting: now the post mortem

May 13, 2009 1

The Lacey affair has placed Queensland’s criminal justice system under a considerable strain. But somehow the Courier-Mail has taken only a passing interest.

Journalist shield laws do not go far enough

May 13, 2009 3

Robert McClelland’s proposed shield laws for journalists will leave all the discretion to judges. Not good enough, writes Christopher Warren.

Learning from (the rough first draft of) history

Learning from (the rough first draft of) history

May 12, 2009

Jack Shafer's trip into the early '60s finds that, in a world without newspapers—possibly coming soon to a city near you—it turned out that there were available alternatives.

US-Iranian journo released, media’s hypocrisy under spotlight

May 12, 2009

US media has responded ecstatically to news that their cause-celebre, Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, is being released. But there's more than a little hypocrisy -- they didn't exactly shine this light on Guantanamo, writes Glenn Greenwald.