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Razer: #metoo stories will not always heal, but they do feed the media beast

Helen Razer October 19, 2017 4 Comments

It seems we do not believe so much in political action as we do in the political power of painful stories. This is misguided.

Social media policies just another weapon in the war on journos

Social media policies just another weapon in the war on journos

Christopher Warren October 16, 2017 2 Comments

A company's social media policy may seem like window-dressing, but under the surface it's just another tool for controlling employees.

Public servant social media policy unenforceable, possibly unconstitutional

Charlie Lewis August 7, 2017 5 Comments

The new Turnbull government social media policy has been criticised as an attack of freedom of speech. But does it breach the constituion?

Traditional media not completely cut out in PM’s cut-through strategy

Traditional media not completely cut out in PM’s cut-through strategy

Josh Taylor July 21, 2017

Turnbull is still as reliant on traditional media outlets as he is social media, despite a concerted push in his office to bypass them.

How can you tell if a tweet is credible?

Crikey March 6, 2017

It turns out that the more emotional a tweet is, the more likely it is to be believed, writes freelance journalist Anthea Batsakis.

News, news everywhere, but not a word of it is real

News, news everywhere, but not a word of it is real

Myriam Robin November 28, 2016 14 Comments

Publishing fake news has proven a lucrative business model -- with very real consequences.

How Facebook is screwing over digital publishers (including Crikey)

Sophie Benjamin October 28, 2016 11 Comments

Facebook is no longer sharing news articles for free. Why? Because it wants publishers to pay for them.

Press Council tells Zuckerberg to be like Spider-man

Josh Taylor September 13, 2016

Australian Press Council has called on Facebook to publish its editorial policy, if it has one.

C-SPAN turns to Periscope

Crikey June 23, 2016

Periscope and Facebook Live allowed the network to continue its coverage of a gun control debate.

ABC takes up arms in the culture war over ‘radical Islam’ tweet

Myriam Robin June 16, 2016 2 Comments

Is it the job of the public broadcaster to weigh in on official channels about the term "radical Islam"?