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And the Gold Wankley for 2018 goes to... Seven

And the Gold Wankley for 2018 goes to... Seven

In a year of dodgy journalism, Seven stood head and shoulders above the rest

The media is failing, but journalism is better than ever

The media is failing, but journalism is better than ever

It’s a simple economic truth: when journalists have to work for their audience, they have to work harder.

The politicians who sued for defamation in 2018

The politicians who sued for defamation in 2018

Australian politicians have a track record of trying to restore their reputations through the courts, and this year has been no exception.

All perspiration, little inspiration in ACCC's take on journalism

All perspiration, little inspiration in ACCC's take on journalism

The competition regulator has started from first principles to consider journalism, its social benefits and threats to its business model. But it doesn't get very far with solutions.

What we can learn from New Zealand's media transformation

What we can learn from New Zealand's media transformation

From serious politics to pop culture, there are several bright spots in the New Zealand media landscape. What could we glean from them?

Media bosses hand out redundancy packages for Christmas

Media bosses hand out redundancy packages for Christmas

From classifieds to morning TV to news-desk assistants and street press, it's lumps of coal all round this Christmas.

House prices hysteria reveals the hypocrisy of old media 

House prices hysteria reveals the hypocrisy of old media 

Five minutes ago, Nine and News Corp were bemoaning the unaffordability of housing for young people. Now? Not so much...

Is Judith Neilson's journalism institute the start of a broader trend?

Is Judith Neilson's journalism institute the start of a broader trend?

Will we see more like Judith Neilson's "staggering" donation to create a more viable philanthropic journalism sector in Australia?

Politicians want their own special exemption from idiot encryption backdoor bill

Politicians want their own special exemption from idiot encryption backdoor bill

Politicians understand the threat to good government from the Coalition's encryption bill. But they are only interested in protecting themselves, not the rest of us.

Defamation damages claims skyrocket following Rebel Wilson verdict

Defamation damages claims skyrocket following Rebel Wilson verdict

Recent defamation claims featuring colossal sums in damages show how Rebel Wilson's action against Bauer Media raised the bar.