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Double standard: white men can't be terrorists

Double standard: white men can't be terrorists

Bernard KeaneAug 14, 201716 Comments

The media continues to be unable to use the t-word when the terrorist is white.

What on earth is The New York Times doing in Australia?

What on earth is The New York Times doing in Australia?

Emily WatkinsAug 9, 20179 Comments

Is The New York Times fulfilling its mission in Australia, or is it ruffling too many local feathers?

Can Google and Facebook be scrubbed of fake news?

Can Google and Facebook be scrubbed of fake news?

Christopher WarrenAug 7, 20172 Comments

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

Rundle: how journalism became the coal industry

Rundle: how journalism became the coal industry

Guy RundleJun 30, 201720 Comments

Good investigative journalism is vital for a pluralist, democratic reflexive society. But whether a mass of the public believe it to be so is quite a different proposition.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyJun 7, 20171 Comment

Paper defends Mirabella defamation claim ... Shorten not hateful enough for the Oz ... Culleton gets what he wants (sort of)

Do pearl-clutching journalists understand what the law really is?

Do pearl-clutching journalists understand what the law really is?

Bernard KeaneMar 17, 201732 Comments

The reaction of journalists to innocuous comments by the new ACTU secretary reflect a poor understanding of what the law actually is.

'Data integrity' keeps spy report secret

CrikeyMar 3, 2017

In response to questions from Crikey yesterday, the department reiterated previous statements in January given to tech publications.

The secrecy surrounding Brandis' 'journalist information warrants' threatens our democracy

The secrecy surrounding Brandis' 'journalist information warrants' threatens our democracy

Peter FrayMar 2, 20172 Comments

It is incumbent on journalists and anyone interested in freedom of speech to talk about these restrictions as much as possible, writes former editor-in-chief of the SMH Peter Fray.

Why the Australian media won't get Trumped

Why the Australian media won't get Trumped

David SalterJan 24, 20179 Comments

Things would go very differently if the Australian press took on President Donald Trump.

Sorry, 'fake news' isn't information you don't like

Sorry, 'fake news' isn't information you don't like

Bernard KeaneDec 23, 20166 Comments

The concept of "fake news" distracts from the more serious challenge of quality journalism at time when there are fewer journalists, editors and producers to provide it.