July, 2014

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Media briefs: Times are tough … superinjunctions are super-exciting … photo line-ups …

, Jul 30, 2014

Stop presses! There's a great big story that ... oh, we can't tell you. Plus other media tidbits of the dya.
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After jumping through enough ad hoops, a paywalled circus begins

, Apr 07, 2014

Advertisers don't want to advertise to women in their 50s, and that was a problem for online startup The Hoopla. Now the business will shift to a risky revenue model derived from the audience.
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Don’t look now, but here’s some good news for journalism

, Oct 25, 2013

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You've heard the doom and gloom about the future of journalism. Well here's some good news -- venture capitalists are investing in quality content, due to a 'perfect storm' of favourable conditions. And they're not planning to lose money.

Crikey says: new journalism still needs old money

, Oct 10, 2013

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It's D-day for Labor's leadership showdown: Crikey picks the winner (and Guy Rundle argues why it can't be Bill Shorten). Don't trust governments until they accept scrutiny, Bernard Keane argues. Australia's most sexist people have been crowned -- Crikey was there. More fallout from Fairfax. And what's wrong with Aussie TV drama.
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The man to save Fairfax? Part II: Linnell fights his News instincts

, Jul 04, 2013

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Why was Garry Linnell removed as editor of The Daily Telegraph? And can he stop Fairfax from going under? Matthew Knott profiles the divisive figure in this final instalment.
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The man to save Fairfax? The unstoppable rise of Garry Linnell

, Jul 03, 2013

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The Fairfax editorial supremo is anything but warm and fuzzy, but he is definitely making 'em talk about it. He sits down for a Chinese meal with Crikey to discuss his career and the future of media.
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Media briefs: Fairfax paywalls … radio ratings … Hendo howler …

, Jul 02, 2013

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Fairfax's paywall experiment begins today. And other media tidbits.
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Media briefs: Fairfax paywalls … here’s to Liz … Sunrise sillies …

, Jun 06, 2013

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Fairfax has finally dished up the details on its paywall strategy. That and other media news of the day -- watch for the Shetland pony ...
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Newspapers circling the drain as paywalls falter

, May 10, 2013

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The latest Audit Bureau of Circulations results show massive drops in print circulation and reveal, finally, how many readers are paying for the Herald Sun online. Hint: it's not very many.
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Guardian at the gates: Oz play bad news for Fairfax

, Jan 16, 2013

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With The Guardian announcing its expansion into Australia, what does more competition mean for local media players? It's probably not good news for Fairfax.