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Almost all major Australian newspapers say Yes to marriage equality

Emily Watkins October 5, 2017 5 Comments

Only a handful of papers are still fence-sitting on the postal plebiscite on marriage equality (guess which ones ...).

Media briefs: Fairfax braces … Ailes in (yet more) hot water … News Corp cuts …

Media briefs: Fairfax braces … Ailes in (yet more) hot water … News Corp cuts …

Crikey August 9, 2016 1 Comment

John Oliver on the importance of local journalists. And other media tidbits of the day.

Could Fairfax announce the end of its Monday-to-Friday papers tomorrow?

Myriam Robin August 9, 2016

Tension mounts.

And then there were none: Fairfax’s last broadsheet goes ‘compact’, with staff to go

Myriam Robin April 1, 2016 4 Comments

Staff at The Canberra Times have so far been spared Fairfax's extreme cost-cutting measures, but they knew their time was coming.

When Greg Hywood manned the barricades

Myriam Robin March 21, 2016 7 Comments

Greg Hywood wasn't always an executive who wanted to fire people and cut newsrooms to an anaemic level. Once upon a time he stood up for workers' rights.

Fifield’s weak media changes help the billionaires, do little for the bush

Crikey March 2, 2016 8 Comments

Despite the hype, the government's media ownership reforms are relatively modest. And history shows they're not likely to successful mergers. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Too fast, too furious: anger revving up as Fairfax outsources Drive

Myriam Robin December 3, 2015 2 Comments

Fairfax has announced it will make six journalists redundant as part of a new joint venture. The mood in newsrooms is very black indeed.

Fairfax staunches the bleeding in metros, with Domain still its battlefield angel

Fairfax staunches the bleeding in metros, with Domain still its battlefield angel

Crikey August 13, 2015 1 Comment

Fairfax's digital revenue is making up for a fall in print advertising and circulation at The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald.

Fairfax slashes and burns, with over 100 regional journos gone in a year

Fairfax slashes and burns, with over 100 regional journos gone in a year

Myriam Robin July 13, 2015 2 Comments

Fairfax has decided it can do without things like photographers and subeditors in its regional newsrooms.

Can Joe Hockey sue you for your drunken tweet?

Can Joe Hockey sue you for your drunken tweet?

Crikey July 8, 2015 7 Comments

Twitter users might be able tor rely on the defence of honest opinion to protect themselves from lawsuits, but it is no ironclad guarantee, write Giri Sivaraman and Nita Green of Maurice Blackburn.