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.
November 13, 2017 8
Facebook is asking you to send it your own nudes. And the eSafety Commissioner is encouraging you to do so.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 7, 2017 2
Google and Facebook are both trying to mitigate the influence of fake news. But how successful can they be?
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.
July 31, 2017 7
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.
July 27, 2017 2
Could Sky News be Ten's saviour? And other media tidbits of the day.
July 25, 2017 1
News Corp has accused the ABC of waging a war on Christians. Media Watch, as ever, has entered the fray.
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.
July 17, 2017
If Facebook and Google are getting into the news business, how do you regulate the industry?
July 11, 2017 16
What was meant to be a "special edition" of Media Watch was actually a predictable lecturette.
June 16, 2017
Isentia says Meltwater is taking its hard work and then passing it on to clients.
June 13, 2017 10
George Brandis appears to not even have the most basic understanding of encryption even as he talks about wanting to break it.
May 23, 2017 8
We didn't elect Mark Zuckerberg. He is not qualified to guide democracy, nor to fix much of anything outside of Facebook's censorship policy.
March 24, 2017
Transcripts of One Nation's letters and emails to candidates reveal the party's strange, authoritarian inner workings.
March 17, 2017 3
A number of fake Facebook profiles allegedly associated with Victoria Police social media monitoring have been deleted after questions from Crikey.