Topic archives: Fairfax

Fairfax’s ‘aggressive’ EBA proposal, Fiji Times execs cleared, Obamas on demand

May 23, 2018

The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance is warning of more trouble at Fairfax.

Are councils really banning books? … to publish or not to publish … Fairfax’s new cadets …

May 22, 2018 3

Barbie dolls and Thomas the Tank Engine would be banned in Victorian libraries according to an impressive scoop in the Herald Sun. Trouble is, that's not quite what the original research said.

Phnom Penh Post hacking claims … Fairfax phones it in … Vale Tom Wolfe …

May 16, 2018

Phnom Penh Post has been used as an entrance point for Vietnamese state-linked hackers, according to a Cambodian human rights organisation. And other media tidbits of the day.

Fairfax fined for Domain ad … Family Feud canned … Comcast crashing Disney-Fox deal …

May 8, 2018

Fairfax has copped a fine from the Federal Court over a Domain ad that exaggerated its size and reach in the real estate market. And other media tidbits of the day.

While Rupert’s away, the Murdoch sons start to clean up the house

May 7, 2018 5

Rupert Murdoch's continued absence from much of News Corp's public work has been the perfect time for his sons to override his affection for print media and walk back their newspaper holdings.

Press Freedom medals awarded … digital platforms ‘damage journalism’ … apology for ‘devastating’ gun ad …

May 3, 2018 1

Journalist and former political prisoner Peter Greste has been awarded a press freedom medal by the Australian Press Council. And other media tidbits of the day.

Fairfax’s mammoth apology for historian’s Anzac Day feature

April 30, 2018 10

Fairfax has had to fall on its bayonet over a falsified speech by John Monash at Villers-Brettoneux . The ABC is still "reviewing" its content.

Both sides reading from their scripts on Chinese aggression in Vanuatu

April 11, 2018 8

Hysteria over non-existent Chinese bases in the Pacific is matched in the media by parroting of Beijing talking points by China boosters. Can't we do better than this?

Daily Mail responds to court action … Facebook privacy investigation … Fox loses its grip …

April 6, 2018 1

Australia has launched its own investigation into Facebook's use of data, following a backlash against the social media giant.

What does the Commonwealth Games media boycott actually mean?

April 5, 2018 7

Fairfax and News Corp are both 'boycotting' the Commonwealth Games' official media accreditation process, but that hasn't stopped them dedicating an enormous amount of pages to the event.

Nine continues to vacuum up the lion’s share of media investment

April 3, 2018

As the dust settles after the March trading quarter, some media companies are retreating to lick their wounds, as others continue their rise.

Why did Fairfax cut Pascoe? … Yanks tune in for Stormy … Sun’s ‘honest mistake’ …

March 27, 2018

Fairfax face questions over the departure of Michael Pascoe. Americans go nuts for the Stormy Daniels interview. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.

Contributor cut at Fairfax … AFLW’s front-page glory … ball-gate and broadcast rights …

March 26, 2018 8

There has been another high-profile victim falling to Fairfax's budget cutting measures. And other media tidbits of the day.

‘Journalists are miserable’ … Tele defends Rush story … Fifield advises against dropping the C bomb …

March 21, 2018 2

Former Fairfax editorial director Sean Aylmer has called journalists "insecure" and "miserable", while describing how he needed to pull back from being "too honest" in talking about restructures at the media giant because of leaks to rival outlets.

Press Council decides against Markson … Seven blocks Indigenous protesters … how the Oz does clickbait …

March 16, 2018

Two stories in The Daily Telegraph attacking former Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs for speaking at a Bob Brown Foundation event have been found in breach of Australian Press Council standards.

How long until this newspaper closure cycle comes to pass?

March 5, 2018 1

What does the closure of a number of NZ newspapers means for our media market?

Do I have to tell a prospective employer if I have mental health issues?

February 22, 2018 3

A recent job ad at Fairfax raises some important questions.

What we’re really talking about when we talk about ‘the church’

February 22, 2018 16

Despite Fairfax's Catholic Inc investigation, we can't fix the church until we understand that it doesn't exist, at least in the way we think it does, writes Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson

Amid denialism on company tax cuts, the ABC lets us all down

February 19, 2018 42

At a time when commercial media outlets like the Financial Review are misleading Australians about company tax cuts, the ABC's censorship of Emma Alberici further undermines trust in our media.

Domain ‘boys’ club’ complaint confirmed … Tingle leaves AFR … the revolving door …

February 12, 2018 3

Yet more evidence emerges of a troubling culture at Domain. Plus other media tidbits of the day.