May 23, 2018 2
Former reporters may respond cynically to Fairfax's most recent traineeship round, but we still need the people-power for public good journalism.
February 21, 2018 3
Fairfax's interim results are in and it's bad news for New Zealand, where the company is slashing 35% of its news paper holdings to offset tumbling profits.
October 11, 2017 6
Cashless welfare ... sleeping in privacy ... the citizenship seven ...
June 6, 2017 1
Fairfax journalists learning about their voluntary redundancies. And other media tidbits of the day.
November 3, 2016
No one likes to see a CEO, particularly a former journalist, make more than $10 million firing thousands of staff, but that’s exactly what has happened at Fairfax.
August 10, 2016 3
Fairfax says more than half its earnings will come from things other than its print papers in the year ahead.
May 11, 2016
Guess this makes it official.
April 1, 2016 4
Staff at The Canberra Times have so far been spared Fairfax's extreme cost-cutting measures, but they knew their time was coming.
March 17, 2016 3
"It's absolute chaos with the restructure and now this," an Age staffer said.
March 17, 2016 3
It's a wonder there is anyone left to sack after previous redundancy rounds.
February 25, 2016 4
Fairfax seems a smidge touchy about accusations that it's doing clickbait journalism. Sexy Gandalf and not applying fake tan with a paint roller are NEWSWORTHY STORIES, you guys.
November 18, 2015
Fairfax's "Sunrise strategy" has claimed its first victim. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
August 13, 2015 1
Fairfax's digital revenue is making up for a fall in print advertising and circulation at The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald.
July 27, 2015 1
Fairfax has apologised to Warren Mundine and removed articles improperly implying conflict of interest on his part. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
July 13, 2015 2
Fairfax has decided it can do without things like photographers and subeditors in its regional newsrooms.
June 4, 2015
Fairfax journalists fear the end of church and state at the company's local papers as a position for an ad-selling journalist is applied. But the company says it was a mistake.
March 27, 2015
It can be tricky to find a suitable board replacement for yourself, but Roger Corbett has finally done it.
March 17, 2015
Newspapers like The Border Mail play a crucial role in their communities, and Fairfax's plans to gut its regional newsrooms have locals worried they'll be left without a voice.
February 19, 2015
Fairfax rewards shareholders. Fairfax’s shareholders are about to be rewarded, with the media company announcing its first share-buyback since 1999 this morning as it posted encouraging half-year results. The company plans to buy back 5% of its shares over the next 12 months. This comes on top of a 2c fully franked dividend to be paid […]
February 9, 2015 1
Media buyers and analysts have welcomed Fairfax's entrance into a joint venture with The Huffington Post. Eating half the pie is better than having none of it.