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Razer: #metoo stories will not always heal, but they do feed the media beast

Helen Razer October 19, 2017 3 Comments

It seems we do not believe so much in political action as we do in the political power of painful stories. This is misguided.

Razer: Mark Zuckerberg is full of feelings. He might also be full of shit.

Helen Razer October 5, 2017 4 Comments

The CEO and founder of Facebook is a rare and billionaire type to be sure, but one, thanks to his habit of being very typical very publicly, we can now identify.

Beer and baby boon: Malcolm Turnbull comes out on top

Beer and baby boon: Malcolm Turnbull comes out on top

Emily Watkins September 11, 2017 11 Comments

In a vicious cycle of outrage, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull winds up looking relatable in a picture of himself nursing a beer and a baby at the footy.

Can Google and Facebook be scrubbed of fake news?

Christopher Warren August 7, 2017 2 Comments

Google and Facebook are both trying to mitigate the influence of fake news. But how successful can they be?

One Nation’s magically backdated invoice raises serious governance questions

Crikey August 1, 2017 4 Comments

Sandy Baraiolo wrote to the party of her concern about PHON’s provision of receipts that did not, in her view, align with her banking records, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.

The ‘fake news’ shitstorm gathers momentum

Crikey July 31, 2017 7 Comments

What makes dealing with this “tsunami of polluted information” so difficult is that the forces driving it are not simple, writes journalist and media-watcher Christopher Warren.

Sky News on Ten? … mid-year Walkleys … Trudeau for (US) president …

Sky News on Ten? … mid-year Walkleys … Trudeau for (US) president …

Emily Watkins July 27, 2017 2 Comments

Could Sky News be Ten's saviour? And other media tidbits of the day.

The war on the war on the war on Christianity … Snopes on the ropes … royal pun …

The war on the war on the war on Christianity … Snopes on the ropes … royal pun …

Emily Watkins July 25, 2017 1 Comment

News Corp has accused the ABC of waging a war on Christians. Media Watch, as ever, has entered the fray.

Traditional media not completely cut out in PM’s cut-through strategy

Traditional media not completely cut out in PM’s cut-through strategy

Josh Taylor July 21, 2017

Turnbull is still as reliant on traditional media outlets as he is social media, despite a concerted push in his office to bypass them.

What can media regulators do with Facebook and Google?

Christopher Warren July 17, 2017

If Facebook and Google are getting into the news business, how do you regulate the industry?