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Good feud guide ... Lyons to head investigative journalism at ABC ... Opera critic rinses Age arts coverage ...

Good feud guide ... Lyons to head investigative journalism at ABC ... Opera critic rinses Age arts coverage ...

Emily WatkinsAug 16, 20171 Comment

ABC's Emma Alberici and Sky News' Caroline Marcus have a twitter tiff over marriage equality, John Lyons to head investigative journalism at the ABC, and other media news.

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.

LEAKED: embarrassing tweets from Trump's 'drafts' folder

LEAKED: embarrassing tweets from Trump's 'drafts' folder

CrikeyJun 7, 2017

It's shocking to think the President sometimes re-reads his tweets before hitting send.

Guardian's endometriosis 'controversy' anti-intellectual censorship

Guardian's endometriosis 'controversy' anti-intellectual censorship

Dr James ConnorJun 1, 20177 Comments

Academic research should not be decided by Twitter lynch mob, writes sports researcher and sociological academic Dr James Connor.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyMay 29, 20176 Comments

Fairfax's so-called 'scoop' ... Ashes campaign cancelled? ... yay apartheid ...

Hellman and Friedman won't save Fairfax ... carn the Essendon Eagles! ... Southern Cross in a pickle ...

Hellman and Friedman won't save Fairfax ... carn the Essendon Eagles! ... Southern Cross in a pickle ...

Emily WatkinsMay 22, 2017

Think Hellman and Friedman will ride to Fairfax's rescue? Think again.

Fairfax merger blocked ... Wills and Kate sue ... sources left vulnerable ...

Fairfax merger blocked ... Wills and Kate sue ... sources left vulnerable ...

Emily WatkinsMay 3, 2017

Fairfax New Zealand had hoped to merge with NZME, but the regulator has blocked the deal. That will likely mean redundancies and reduced printing for Fairfax's New Zealand assets.

Anti-Trump Twitter account fights to keep anonymity

Glenn DyerApr 7, 2017

Twitter argues that its users are protected under the first amendment to the US Constitution with the right to “anonymous or pseudonymous political speech”.

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.

Anti-abortion activists in Twitter training

CrikeyFeb 21, 2017

Safe to assume their avatars will all be eggs.