Photojournalism’s latest cool thing: video stills

May 11, 2009

Video stills have made it into their own, nabbing the cover of Esquire. It's clear and it's beautiful.

Video: Stuart Littlemore – glib or just infallible?

May 11, 2009

Reflections on Media Watch's 20th anniversary -- Australian Conservative things one slice of history was ignored.

Personal PR: unemployed journo grad seeks dream job

May 8, 2009 1

Graduates beware, the stakes are rising in the hunt for employment -- at least in journalism.

This week’s gong goes to …. Golden Tonsils

May 8, 2009 4

An old friend reappeared from the wilderness last night...

Memo to journos: why you can’t trust Wikipedia #569

Memo to journos: why you can’t trust Wikipedia #569

May 8, 2009 1

A 22-year-old Irish sociology student managed to trap a good slice of the worldʼs media, including Australian outlets, by messing with a Wikipedia entry. Yes, the oldest trick online trick in the book.

PR and journalism: we’re on the same side

May 7, 2009

A debate on PR vs. Journalism at the Public Relations Institute of Australia recently concluded: we're all on the same side. Or is that just what those cunning PR hacks want us to think...?

Journalism-PR myths and stereotypes busted

Journalism-PR myths and stereotypes busted

May 6, 2009 4

As early as 1926, Silas Bent reported a study of The New York Times that found 147 of the 256 news stories on one day came via PR sources, writes Jim Macnamara

Legal costs threaten investigative journalism

May 6, 2009

British newspaper editors tell MPs that the costs of legal action are a threat to the future of investigative journalism.

Unemployed journo takes up personal PR

May 6, 2009

An unemployed Melbourne journalist turns to YouTube to promote himself.

Responsible reporting of swine flu: a guide

May 6, 2009

A handy tipsheet for responsible reporting on the swine flu. The only one likely to raise eyebrows is a suggestion to avoid terms like “epidemic”.