Topic archives: Fairfax

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.