French Elle features bare-faced cover model

April 17, 2009

The latest edition of the French Elle magazine has caused a stir by featuring model Eva Herzigova without any makeup on its cover.

Last days of the UK Independent?

April 16, 2009

The UK Independent may die before the summer.

Memo to Bolt: race runs deeper than skin colour

April 16, 2009

Any attention is good attention, right? There's no other rational way to explain Andrew Bolt's column in the Herald Sun yesterday.

Could News Ltd papers be about to go free?

Could News Ltd papers be about to go free?

April 15, 2009

There’s growing evidence that Rupert Murdoch's local henchmen could be mulling a left-field plan to give away its stable of mastheads.

What newspapers can learn from iPhones

April 15, 2009

Newspapers used to be people's daily connection to the world, the provider of every scrap of essential information. But iPhone apps just do it so much better.

Dymocks: throwing the book at parallel importing

April 9, 2009

There’s something a little coy about Dymocks' current campaign for the parallel importation of books into Australia.

Could local news save our free dailies?

April 7, 2009

A week ago something interesting happened in the pages of throwaway US dailies -- and Australia could be next, writes Eleri Harris.

Twitter switch for Guardian, after 188 years of ink

April 1, 2009

The Guardian has announced that it will become the first newspaper in the world to be published exclusively via Twitter.

Why USA Today publisher resigned unexpectedly

April 1, 2009

More than half of USA Today's circulation is provided to hotel guests, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation.

Pissing in the sink

February 14, 2000

Col Allan, editor in chief of Sydney's Daily Telegraph and Rupert Murdoch's favourite editor in Australia, has a reputation that precedes him. John Howard, Paul Keating and Bob Carr have been known to eat out of his hand and even some of the most senior executives at News Ltd are afraid to take him on.