Topic archives: mainstream media

Razing the Barr: self-serving mainstream media unite against ACT leader

March 13, 2018 39

Despite the campaign against him, what Andrew Barr said about mainstream media in this country is, unfortunately, true.

Enough leadership drivel

June 25, 2013 14

Crikey readers HATE our editorial of yesterday, and they want us to leave Julia Gillard alone.

Shame on the media’s obsession with the Singlehouse ‘scandal’

Shame on the media’s obsession with the Singlehouse ‘scandal’

May 7, 2013 25

The John Singleton-Gai Waterhouse saga is a non-story that sums up where the mainstream media is headed. It's a ready-made narrative without meaning, and it's easy for the media to cover. Get used to this.

From the vault: journos v bloggers just doesn’t matter any more

June 14, 2012 11

The challenge confronting the mainstream media is no longer about bloggers and citizen journalists, if it ever was.

Dear Julian Disney — you hear cacophony, I hear community

November 10, 2011 12

Yet again we're being told the internet is a frontier that needs closing -- this time by the Press Council.

Superinjunctions, phone hacks and WikiLeaks: media at the crossroads

April 13, 2011 11

Phone hacking, superinjunctions and WikiLeaks sum up the problems of the UK media -- which are being replicated here. Forget about a statutory protection of privacy in this environment.

Twitter v the MSM: covering Gaddafi’s war against reality

March 21, 2011 9

Twitter is supposed to lack credibility as a news source compared to the mainstream media. But not, it seems, when it comes to rehashing propaganda from Gaddafi.

When governments know less than their citizens

February 8, 2011

The traditional asymmetry of information between people and their governments has been upended in recent months. It's unlikely to ever be restored.

New Paradigm Politics may not change a thing

September 10, 2010 65

The mainstream media clearly dislike the new political paradigm. This is what you get when you mess with them.

How the mainstream media are hypocrites

June 3, 2010

After a blog broke news about a Google Maps lawsuit, mainstream media sites ripped off the story, photos and lawsuit PDF without any proper attribution. Isn't what they hate blogs doing? asks Danny Sullivan.