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Public servant social media policy unenforceable, possibly unconstitutional

Public servant social media policy unenforceable, possibly unconstitutional

Charlie LewisAug 7, 20175 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 TaylorJul 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?

How can you tell if a tweet is credible?

Anthea BatsakisMar 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 RobinNov 28, 201614 Comments

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

How Facebook is screwing over digital publishers (including Crikey)

How Facebook is screwing over digital publishers (including Crikey)

Sophie BenjaminOct 28, 201611 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 TaylorSep 13, 2016

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

C-SPAN turns to Periscope

CrikeyJun 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

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

Myriam RobinJun 16, 20162 Comments

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

Words are hard

Words are hard

May 24, 2016

The supermarket giant is probably crying over spilt milk.

Facebook news isn't impartial: Gizmodo

Myriam RobinMay 10, 2016

Facebook is more like a traditional news organisation than you think.