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WSJ moving ‘predominantly digital’, closing Asian and European print editions

Emily Watkins September 28, 2017

The Wall Street Journal's head honcho is buoyant about the paper's future despite closing global editions and criticism over its coverage of Trump.

Despite print’s so-called death, one newspaper continues to grow

Emily Watkins April 27, 2017

Crinkling News is Australia's first children's newspaper, and editor Saffron Howden told Crikey its re-subscription rate has been more than 60%.

AAP plugs the journalistic gaps left by shrinking papers

Myriam Robin October 7, 2016 1 Comment

The Australian wire service has more than doubled the number of court cases it covers every day.

Do we have to destroy media diversity to save it?

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.

The newspaper editorials, not surprisingly, back Turnbull

The newspaper editorials, not surprisingly, back Turnbull

Myriam Robin July 1, 2016 5 Comments

Australia has a long history of election-eve editorials backing conservative parties -- and today is no exception.

Print media: the slowest death

Glenn Dyer July 1, 2016

Print media is sliding ever so slowly down the banks of the Pit of Carkoon.

US publishing revenues plummet

Glenn Dyer June 29, 2016

Total US newspaper publishing revenues including advertising and circulation fell 4.4%.

Last newsstand

Glenn Dyer May 31, 2016

Warren Buffett wants to be the "last guy standing" when it comes to owning newspapers.

Who benefits? It’s always News Corp

Glenn Dyer May 10, 2016 1 Comment

As the rest of the media consolidates and down-sizes, News Corp is increasing its control.

No laughing matter: editorial cartoonist jobs go as print slashes and burns

Myriam Robin March 2, 2016 7 Comments

Fairfax has let two of its editorial cartoonists go. Is this the beginning of the end for the artform?