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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.

The war on the war on the war on Christianity … Snopes on the ropes … royal pun …

The war on the war on the war on Christianity … Snopes on the ropes … royal pun …

July 25, 2017 1

News Corp has accused the ABC of waging a war on Christians. Media Watch, as ever, has entered the fray.

What can media regulators do with Facebook and Google?

July 17, 2017

If Facebook and Google are getting into the news business, how do you regulate the industry?

Media Watch’s appeal to the future of ‘public interest journalism’ is snobbish and unbalanced

July 11, 2017 16

What was meant to be a "special edition" of Media Watch was actually a predictable lecturette.