Glenn Dyer August 25, 2017 1 Comment
The ACCC green-lit a joint bid for the Ten Network which could significantly reduce media diversity, writes Glenn Dyer. But is the whole ordeal much ado about nothing?
Glenn Dyer December 1, 2016
The changes are the last thing the analogue media wants to see.
Bernard Keane September 26, 2016 3 Comments
Media ownership law reform can't only be about how to protect diversity -- it must focus on the long-term viability of public interest journalism.
Myriam Robin July 20, 2015
The Daily Tele gets its Serial on by using an investigative journalism podcast to get to the bottom of two unsolved murder cases.
Bernard Keane July 8, 2015 14 Comments
Across a number of key economic areas, the government appears unable or unwilling to undertake reform, even when there is strong agreement it is needed.
Myriam Robin July 3, 2015 5 Comments
The media -- and police -- were quick to say that the Adelaide Crows coach had been "murdered", and that his son was a suspect. Was that legal?
Myriam Robin March 18, 2015 10 Comments
Brandis appears to be leaning towards the New South Wales and Victorian understanding of who is and isn't a journalist with respect to metadata provisions. Not that it matters much anyway.
Myriam Robin June 13, 2014 8 Comments
Who owns the copyright on a quote? Probably not the newspaper publishing it, according to media law experts.
Myriam Robin March 21, 2014
Suppression orders are more powerful than ever, but they're also more ineffectual. Courts are responding by issue more and more of them, but, as several media lawyers told Crikey, that's the wrong approach to take to the issue.
Matthew Knott September 12, 2013 9 Comments
Sarah Hanson-Young has a good case against Zoo for a photoshopped bikini photo. And defamation lawyers tell Crikey the case could give other editors some pause for thought.