October 5, 2017 5
Only a handful of papers are still fence-sitting on the postal plebiscite on marriage equality (guess which ones ...).
August 9, 2016 1
John Oliver on the importance of local journalists. And other media tidbits of the day.
August 9, 2016
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 21, 2016 7
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.
March 2, 2016 8
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.
December 3, 2015 2
Fairfax has announced it will make six journalists redundant as part of a new joint venture. The mood in newsrooms is very black indeed.
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 13, 2015 2
Fairfax has decided it can do without things like photographers and subeditors in its regional newsrooms.
July 8, 2015 7
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.
June 18, 2015 4
Fairfax made a big splash with allegations that both the Liberal and Labor governments had paid people smugglers. And Australia issued a collective "meh".
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.
May 25, 2015 2
Senior Fairfax journalist Philip Dorling says the lifted copy was "an embarrassing lapse of judgement".
May 15, 2015 2
The newsroom of the Illawarra Mercury will be cut almost in half. With other cuts soon to follow.
April 17, 2015
Fairfax is still planning to slash its regional newsrooms nearly in half.
April 16, 2015 2
Today Fairfax will announce what it plans to do with its regional newsrooms. And it is not expected to be good news for journos.
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.
March 17, 2015
Nudists don't sell. And other media tidbits of the day.
March 12, 2015 5
Fairfax wants to make dozens of staff redundant from 13 Victorian publications as the reporters are asked to make do without subeditors or photographers.
October 16, 2014 14
Can Fairfax's papers survive without subeditors? The company's giving it a red-hot go, as it entirely removes the function at three rural newspapers in New South Wales.