July, 2018

Media Files: ABC pulls funding from The Checkout

, Jul 06, 2018

The Checkout, ABC's consumer affairs show, has fallen victim to the ABC's funding cuts.

Media Files: Sydney Morning Herald court story ‘breached privacy’

, Jul 05, 2018

The Australian Press Council has found The Sydney Morning Herald in breach of privacy for a story about a murder case.

ABC’s all-women presenters … Seven gets desperate … Department of Corrections …

, Mar 08, 2018

The ABC has bumped its male talent off air for International Women's Day. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
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Why do newspapers now literally wrap themselves in ads?

, Jan 09, 2018

In newspapers' heyday, they would never have dreamed of selling front pages to advertisers. But we're seeing it more and more for one reason: Money.

How ‘macho’ newsroom culture breeds mental health issues

, Dec 18, 2017

Is there something particular about the media industry that makes people more susceptible for mental health problems, and is it worse than others at dealing with mental health issues?
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Roarsome … Seven’s PR offensive … more free money, please …

, Oct 02, 2017

Headline writers at Melbourne's two papers must have thought they had the perfect pun for Richmond's Saturday grand final win.
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Fairfax journos say goodbye to readers as redundancies finalised

, Jun 07, 2017

Alan Stokes, Rohan Connolly and Adam Morton are among big names to be leaving Fairfax, with decades of experience walking out the door in the latest round of redundancies.
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Five ways to publish a newspaper when your journos are on strike

, May 09, 2017

There are very few journalists working at The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald this week, so how has Fairfax management filled its pages?

Why on Earth would anyone pay $2.2 billion for Fairfax?

, May 08, 2017

Is Fairfax's newspapers are in such dire straits, why would anyone want to pay $2.2 billion for the ailing giant?

Fairfax bosses line their pockets while staff get fleeced

, May 08, 2017

And a new player enters the fray, writes business journalist Michael West.