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Press Council censures SMH over Paul Sheehan’s final story

Myriam Robin July 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? …

Crikey June 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”, a “momentous decision” on “who we are”. The widely-reported comments were made at an invitation-only business in London hosted by The Times (which backed Remain) yesterday. “[Brexit was] […]

Why clickbait is killing Fairfax

Jason Murphy March 22, 2016 20 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 Robin November 13, 2015 1 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 Robin October 12, 2015 2 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 Robin August 4, 2015 13 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 …

Crikey July 29, 2015 2 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 Robin June 22, 2015 9 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 Robin June 2, 2015 12 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 …

Crikey May 21, 2015 1 Comment

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