Topic archives: MEDIA

Australia faces chin music from the watching world

March 29, 2018 5

Whether they're laughing or sharing our outrage, everyone is talking about us.

How to write about trans people (if you aren’t one)

March 28, 2018 7

A foolproof guide for journalists who want to write about trans people in the mainstream media.

Media Adviser: a dummy’s guide to booking panels

March 15, 2018 1

How do you organise a panel on a controversial subject without causing a national outrage? Rebekah Holt offers advice in a brand new column.

Replacing the entire media with these geniuses sounds like a great idea

March 13, 2018 4

Listen. Engage. Make very little sense to the average person.

Barnaby Joyce’s overshare leaves media with a choice

March 5, 2018 32

Now only media bosses, not journalists, can decide how to handle the Joyce affair with maturity.

Defamation payout might sideline The Spectator for good

and November 23, 2017 10

Media analyst Steve Allen said the payout could be the end of the magazine in Australia.

ABC staff respond to restructure with questions and confusion

November 15, 2017 5

The ABC's major internal restructure announcement yesterday has been met with confusion by staff, who are yet to be told how it will be implemented.

Media hounds bay for blood over section 44, to their (and our) detriment

November 6, 2017 33

The hysteria over section 44 among journalists and politicians is the farce of the revival of nativism that has shaped so much of media and political discourse.

One Nation deal the greatest attack on ABC independence in decades

August 16, 2017 28

The Coalition-One Nation proposals to overhaul the ABC Act represent the greatest assault on the broadcaster's independence in a generation.

Media heavies get Fifield’s ear, consumer groups left out

August 3, 2017 6

Media groups featured heavily in the list of people first getting to meet with Communications Minister Mitch Fifield, but tech companies were not.