Topic archives: Google

Eddie’s erectile dysfunction ‘fake news’ … Mamamia deletes abortion article … Google’s strong result …

April 24, 2018 2

Eddie Maguire has come out swinging against a fake online ad which claims he has created drug for erectile dysfunction with TV personality Dr Phil. And other media tidbits of the day.

Google to give money to small news outlets through ‘news initiative’

March 21, 2018

Google is looking to spend US$300 million on initiatives within news media to help negate the impact that its duopoly with Facebook has had on the industry.

Facebook and Google post record revenues as government pressure falls flat

February 5, 2018

The media monoliths continue their unstoppable growth, despite fines from the EU and continued cries from traditional marketing bodies.

Legal action halts Packer bio … Fairfax’s deal with Google … the revolving door …

Legal action halts Packer bio … Fairfax’s deal with Google … the revolving door …

December 13, 2017 1

An unauthorised biography of billionaire James Packer by Australian Financial Review journalist Aaron Patrick has been put on ice because of legal threats.

Bullish film industry ignores looming threats at Screen Forever

November 17, 2017 4

Things are looking up for the Australian screen industry, writes Ben Eltham. So why is everyone so nervous?

Dash for Cash … A-listers’ anti-piracy hypocrisy … reader support grows at The Guardian …

Dash for Cash … A-listers’ anti-piracy hypocrisy … reader support grows at The Guardian …

October 27, 2017 4

Michaelia Cash's current crisis has been a gift to headline writers. We've picked out some of the best.

Rebel sinking Bauer? … ‘feral’ government … truth defence for ‘guttersnipe’ …

Rebel sinking Bauer? … ‘feral’ government … truth defence for ‘guttersnipe’ …

September 15, 2017 2

Is Rebel Wilson's huge defamation payout going to mean more cost-cutting at Bauer?

Crikey Worm: what Trump’s Afghanistan call means for Australia, tech giants avoiding tax and Tasmanian murder mystery

August 23, 2017

Will we commit more troops to Afghanistan? How much is Google really earning in Australia and the "most pure" Aussie in parliament. It's the news you need to know.

Can Google and Facebook be scrubbed of fake news?

August 7, 2017 2

Google and Facebook are both trying to mitigate the influence of fake news. But how successful can they be?

The ‘fake news’ shitstorm gathers momentum

July 31, 2017 7

What makes dealing with this “tsunami of polluted information” so difficult is that the forces driving it are not simple, writes journalist and media-watcher Christopher Warren.