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Seven’s neo-Nazi interview was ‘newsworthy’ … The Grauniad’s new look … new Footy Show host announced …

Seven’s neo-Nazi interview was ‘newsworthy’ … The Grauniad’s new look … new Footy Show host announced …

January 16, 2018 1

Seven News Melbourne's news director has defended an interview with neo-Nazi Blair Cottrell which painted Cottrell as a right-wing activist with a community focus, and did not include any of his convictions (which include arson and making threats to kill).

Facebook drops the ‘media’ from social media

January 15, 2018 1

The social media giant is putting an even tighter squeeze on news content, raising questions about how media companies already struggling for engagement are expected to survive.

Facebook wants your nudes and the government says that’s fine

November 13, 2017 8

Facebook is asking you to send it your own nudes. And the eSafety Commissioner is encouraging you to do so.

Why suits will carry on American complicity in Russian misinformation

and November 8, 2017 10

As US lawmakers and tech companies shout about an Honest Ads Act to prevent election meddling, they ignore how much Russia relies on traditional US press to spread disinformation all on their own.

ABC salary details revealed … murdered journo’s family inherits lawsuit … notorious photographer dropped …

ABC salary details revealed … murdered journo’s family inherits lawsuit … notorious photographer dropped …

October 25, 2017 2

ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has revealed details of ABC presenter salaries at Senate estimates, saying the highest-paid presenter is a woman.

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

October 19, 2017 5

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.

October 5, 2017 4

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

September 11, 2017 11

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?

August 7, 2017 2

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

August 1, 2017 4

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.