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Time to start paying for online news?

Crikey April 17, 2009

A new venture called Journalism Online will offer a one-stop subscription site for access to multiple online newspapers and magazines. But will the punters pay?

Domino’s Pizza posts apology video

Crikey April 17, 2009

Domino's Pizza have created an online video of their own after a clip of two employees defiling food went viral and caused a PR disaster.

Media are stabbing in the dark to survive

Crikey April 16, 2009

Media managers are jumping on the bandwagon of every new technological trend that comes their way in an attempt to survive -- but will that work without a clear plan of attack?

Inter-racial kiss cover furore

Crikey April 16, 2009

When you're trying to foster a conversation about race, how do you choose who to include and who to exclude?

Get over it media giants, we’re going to co-opt your copy

Sophie Black April 16, 2009

Borrowing, sponging, lifting, scrounging, leaching, pinching, and outright theft of other publications' work is firmly in the American journalistic tradition, says Slate's Jack Shafer.

I’ll compile your secret black list, Minister Conroy

Crikey April 16, 2009

If you want the country moulded by an invisible hand, Stephen, and I notice you do, then I’m the guy, writes Anson Cameron.

Journalists beware: rumours in cyberspace may ruin credibility

Crikey April 16, 2009

As Mark Twain said, writing long before the arrival of the internet, a lie can travel halfway around the world before the truth has its trousers on.

#amazonfail: the book giant begins to rebuild its image

Crikey Intern April 16, 2009

Amazon have labelled their cataloguing cock-up on the weekend as "embarrassing and ham-fisted". We look at what the pundits are saying. Crikey intern Eloise Keating writes.

Five broadband myths busted

Crikey April 16, 2009

The Rudd Government’s proposed fibre to the premises (FTTP) broadband network has generated a rich variety of ill-informed media commentary. It is time to debunk some of these myths, writes Rod Tucker.

Global advertising market trashed, again

Glenn Dyer April 15, 2009

Global advertising spending will suffer the biggest fall in almost 30 years in 2009.