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Facebook wants your nudes and the government says that’s fine

Facebook wants your nudes and the government says that’s fine

Michael Bradley November 13, 2017 8 Comments

Facebook is asking you to send it your own nudes. And the eSafety Commissioner is encouraging you to do so.

Harvey Weinstein’s army of spies … Disney recants LA Times ban … Fish food  fake news

Harvey Weinstein’s army of spies … Disney recants LA Times ban … Fish food fake news

Emily Watkins November 8, 2017 2 Comments

In new revelations about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, The New Yorker has reported on spies he used to contain allegations, including journalists.

What you need to know about Fox, Disney and the future of Murdoch

What you need to know about Fox, Disney and the future of Murdoch

Crikey November 8, 2017 2 Comments

What are global media watchers saying about the changing forecasts for Rupert Murdoch's media empire?

‘You can’t call it journalism’: business reporting takes a turn for the convenient

‘You can’t call it journalism’: business reporting takes a turn for the convenient

Emily Watkins November 3, 2017

As business reporting has faced more and more cuts, a gap in the market is being filled by PR agencies pushing their clients in their own news websites.

Razer: social media managers seem convinced we are idiots

Razer: social media managers seem convinced we are idiots

Helen Razer October 31, 2017 5 Comments

Why do so many social media accounts of so many serious institutions talk to us as though we prefer our institutions or politicians “humanised” and served in the way of a soft drink?

Dash for Cash … A-listers’ anti-piracy hypocrisy … reader support grows at The Guardian …

Dash for Cash … A-listers’ anti-piracy hypocrisy … reader support grows at The Guardian …

Emily Watkins October 27, 2017 4 Comments

Michaelia Cash's current crisis has been a gift to headline writers. We've picked out some of the best.

Seven News wins a Wankley for flu-vaccine death scare

Seven News wins a Wankley for flu-vaccine death scare

Emily Watkins October 27, 2017

Yahoo7 knocked it out of the park on Thursday with a post appearing to suggest the vaccine had claimed an "eighth victim".

NT News journo gone … Walkley finalists announced … seeing double …

NT News journo gone … Walkley finalists announced … seeing double …

Emily Watkins October 20, 2017 1 Comment

NT News political reporter Chris Walsh has left the paper in a shock to many in the Top End.

For the first time, a blogger makes the Walkley finalists

For the first time, a blogger makes the Walkley finalists

Emily Watkins October 20, 2017 2 Comments

William Summers, whose readership is usually measured in hundreds rather than thousands, has only been blogging since February.

Australia’s media predators … ‘The fear that permeates news outlets’ … Mark Latham sued for defo …

Australia’s media predators … ‘The fear that permeates news outlets’ … Mark Latham sued for defo …

Emily Watkins October 19, 2017 1 Comment

Broadcaster Tracey Spicer has revealed she's investigating two long-term sexual harassers in the Australian media industry.