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Press Council censures SMH over Paul Sheehan's final story

Myriam RobinJul 25, 2016

The Press Council has handed down its verdict on the widely derided Paul Sheehan article.

Media briefs: Rupert loves Brexit ... red ink ... branded content on SBS? ...

Media briefs: Rupert loves Brexit ... red ink ... branded content on SBS? ...

CrikeyJun 29, 2016

Rupert loves Brexit. In his first public comments on the event his tabloids had a role in bringing about, American citizen Rupert Murdoch said the Brexit vote was "wonderful",

Why clickbait is killing Fairfax

Why clickbait is killing Fairfax

Jason MurphyMar 22, 201620 Comments

Fairfax's prestigious brands are its most valuable assets. And right now it is setting those assets on fire.

'Magical' newspapers take a hammering in circulation figures

'Magical' newspapers take a hammering in circulation figures

Myriam RobinNov 13, 20151 Comment

Hey presto! Watch as their print editions (slowly, painfully) disappear!

The paywall is dead. Long live the paywall.

The paywall is dead. Long live the paywall.

Myriam RobinOct 12, 20152 Comments

Will paywalls ever be enough to replace the rivers of gold?

You'll never guess the crap Australia's 'most trusted newspaper' puts in its headlines! (#3 will shock you)

You'll never guess the crap Australia's 'most trusted newspaper' puts in its headlines! (#3 will shock you)

Myriam RobinAug 4, 201513 Comments

Even Australia's most-trusted newspaper isn't above sensationalist headlines.

Media briefs: and the most trusted newspaper is ... Zahra backs papers ... man overboard ...

Media briefs: and the most trusted newspaper is ... Zahra backs papers ... man overboard ...

CrikeyJul 29, 20152 Comments

Using maths to reveal the newspaper Australians trust most. And other business tidbits of the day.

Fairfax v Fairfax, with Shorten in the middle

Fairfax v Fairfax, with Shorten in the middle

Myriam RobinJun 22, 20159 Comments

The Australian Financial Review has attacked stablemates The Age and Sydney Morning Herald over their coverage of the AWU and Bill Shorten.

Kill the scoop, sack the journos: unpopular advice from Ross Gittins

Kill the scoop, sack the journos: unpopular advice from Ross Gittins

Myriam RobinJun 2, 201512 Comments

Ross Gittins envisions a very different newsroom of the future.

Media briefs: job cuts ahoy ... soccer scrutiny ... Tinkler carded ...

Media briefs: job cuts ahoy ... soccer scrutiny ... Tinkler carded ...

CrikeyMay 21, 20151 Comment

The Wall Street Journal is slashing newsroom jobs. And other media tidbits of the day.