June 5, 2018 1
Eddie McGuire was used in a fake article endorsing an erectile dysfunction supplement last month. He said he'd sue, but is there any point? What's the smart play here?
May 21, 2018
Good morning, early birds. The government's tax plan looks like it might get up with the help of a tax on Google and Facebook. Plus: Anthony Albanese asks why Australia hasn't supported an inquiry to the massacre in Gaza. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
April 30, 2018 3
The social media monolith's efforts to grow by bringing free proprietary internet services to developing regions of the Asia Pacific has undermined press freedoms and enabled sectarian tension.
April 26, 2018 6
As the banking Royal Commission makes clear, the need for social ownership and public control of financial institutions is more important than ever. And it doesn't stop there.
April 23, 2018
Facebook is intent on denying it has a monopoly on the market. Is that going to fly with the competition regulator?
April 11, 2018 2
Facebook has a lot to answer for here — and what they say will affect the whole tech industry.
April 6, 2018 1
Australia has launched its own investigation into Facebook's use of data, following a backlash against the social media giant.
April 6, 2018 14
Fake news about an imminent Dutton Prime Ministership illustrates why social media users are as much to blame as platforms for the deep problems created online.
April 4, 2018 1
As the fall of Myspace showed a decade ago, nothing is too big to fail.
March 28, 2018 7
Businesses, charities, advocacy groups and activists are far from innocent in this system.
March 26, 2018 8
There has been another high-profile victim falling to Fairfax's budget cutting measures. And other media tidbits of the day.
March 22, 2018 26
Pretty soon, automation and wage stagnation will mean a great many of us will have no other choice but to sell our private information to make a living.
March 21, 2018 24
The focus on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica obscures the extent to which the monetisation of privacy and its sale to advertisers is the core financial model of the online world.
March 20, 2018 2
With the revelations about Cambridge Analytica and a plummeting stock price, there are arguably much more pressing issues to discuss.
March 19, 2018 4
The Tasmanian and South Australian elections raise big questions about how online campaigning and trickery increasingly affects our political discourse.
March 15, 2018 2
The Herald Sun's Paul Tatnell has taken a shot at The Daily Mail Australia in an ongoing pass-ag war over content theft. And other media tidbits of the day.
March 12, 2018 7
The affects of Facebook's pivot away from news media are being felt in earnest as publications relying on social media begin to close shop
February 5, 2018
The media monoliths continue their unstoppable growth, despite fines from the EU and continued cries from traditional marketing bodies.
February 1, 2018
Fairfax is shopping around for a new Sydney headquarters. An email to staff this morning fromCEO Greg Hywood said the company had started looking for a new home in or around the Sydney CBD.