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ABC restructure not about cutting programs or costs, Guthrie says in major announcement

ABC restructure not about cutting programs or costs, Guthrie says in major announcement

Emily Watkins November 14, 2017 8 Comments

Announcing the changes to staff around the country from Melbourne today, Guthrie said it was the "next phase of our evolution as a national broadcaster".

Razer: it might be ‘unbiased’, but the ABC is not free of racist rot

Razer: it might be ‘unbiased’, but the ABC is not free of racist rot

Helen Razer November 14, 2017 13 Comments

The thugs who abused Sam Dastyari might be working class, but racism is maintained as it was started: by elites, for their own benefit.

Guthrie to launch another ABC restructure amidst sky-high reports of workplace stress

Guthrie to launch another ABC restructure amidst sky-high reports of workplace stress

Emily Watkins November 13, 2017 9 Comments

The ABC will announce the details of a major restructure on Tuesday, and a survey shows most staff don't trust management's direction for the broadcaster.

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.

Local news is dying, but the proposed cures are intriguing

Local news is dying, but the proposed cures are intriguing

Crikey November 13, 2017 1 Comment

Delivered to you for free, suburban newspapers are exclusively dependent on advertising, particularly real estate advertising. This model is collapsing. But various communities have responded to the decline in novel and innovative ways.

News Corp enjoying boost as real estate listings lead the charge

News Corp enjoying boost as real estate listings lead the charge

Glenn Dyer November 10, 2017

The real estate advertising arm of News Corp is the success story of the latest financial results.

How the media — including me — helped normalise political extremists

How the media — including me — helped normalise political extremists

Bernard Keane November 10, 2017 24 Comments

We've created a world in which abuse and harassment of politicians is normalised. The media is a big part of the problem -- and not just the mainstream media.

How the Murdoch sons handled merger gossip during September quarterly briefing

How the Murdoch sons handled merger gossip during September quarterly briefing

Glenn Dyer November 9, 2017

Lachlan and James Murdoch presented a po-faced denial that anything is changing at Fox.

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?