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ACCC walks a fine line in media regulation

ACCC walks a fine line in media regulation

Bernard Keane November 1, 2017 3 Comments

The ACCC's new media merger guidelines address diversity but not in a way that provides any certainty for investors or consumers.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer November 1, 2017 2 Comments

Seven’s night, again. The Wall shed 15.7% of its national audience — from 1.54 million  on Monday night to 1.31 million last night, Seven was saved by the debut of The Good Doctor which topped the metros with 1.06 million (the only million viewer audience in the metros last night) and nationally with more than […]

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?

‘The very definition of a good old fashioned reporter’: remembering Ben Sandilands

‘The very definition of a good old fashioned reporter’: remembering Ben Sandilands

Sally Whyte October 31, 2017 13 Comments

The veteran journalist's career spanned more than half a century.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer October 30, 2017

The Block swept all before it with the winner's announcement

EXCLUSIVE: at home with Leunig, drinking breakfast absinthe on fairy floss carpet

EXCLUSIVE: at home with Leunig, drinking breakfast absinthe on fairy floss carpet

Crikey October 30, 2017 7 Comments

Satirist Ben Pobjie recounts a delightful afternoon he spent in the company of Australia's leading cloud cartoonist.

Anonymity is at the heart of Australian journalism

Anonymity is at the heart of Australian journalism

Christopher Warren October 30, 2017 22 Comments

Christopher Warren on the importance of respecting the confidentiality of journalistic sources.

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".

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer October 27, 2017

Sophie's choice was the deciding factor in ratings last night.