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Will the NT close its borders?

Will the NT close its borders?

Good morning, early birds. Indigenous health groups want Defence to contain the Northern Territory and Central Australia, and the big banks and the government are negotiating a multi-billion-dollar business rescue package. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

What if they killed off AAP and nobody came…

What if they killed off AAP and nobody came…

No doubt a lot of newsworthy events will now look like AAP's final general meeting — empty and devoid of any press coverage.

Memo to Nine’s directors: there’s still time to save AAP

Memo to Nine’s directors: there’s still time to save AAP

It's not too late for the Nine board to delay the shuttering of AAP while alternate funding sources are explored.

Seven faces big questions on Olympics beyond 2020

Seven faces big questions on Olympics beyond 2020

Between the coronavirus and the flagging fortunes of Seven, Nine and News Corp, the future of Olympics coverage in Australia is very much up in the air.

Inside story: who — or what — killed Australian Associated Press?

Inside story: who — or what — killed Australian Associated Press?

The collapse of AAP is symptomatic of what's been happening to news agencies around the world. But that doesn't mean it was inevitable.

Should the government save the national newswire from going under?

Should the government save the national newswire from going under?

How could the government replace or support AAP if it was minded to? There are mechanisms for doing it — but they come with a potentially significant impact on the industry.

When monopolies monopolise, media diversity suffers

When monopolies monopolise, media diversity suffers

AAP's closure flows in an almost direct line from the decision to change media ownership rules in 2017.

Broken news: shareholders asked to kill off wire service within days

Broken news: shareholders asked to kill off wire service within days

As News Corp and Nine race to shutter Australian Associated Press, is there anything that can be done to stop its demise?

Democracy dies in darkness — but as AAP shows, it can be seriously hurt in daylight

Democracy dies in darkness — but as AAP shows, it can be seriously hurt in daylight

With Nine and News Corp preparing to shutter Australian Associated Press, the ACCC must intervene.

The world is talking about the wrong virus

The world is talking about the wrong virus

As the world panics about the coronavirus, all signs point to the fact that we live in the sort of dystopia we would be reading about if things had been otherwise.