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.
No doubt a lot of newsworthy events will now look like AAP's final general meeting — empty and devoid of any press coverage.
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.
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.
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.
As News Corp and Nine race to shutter Australian Associated Press, is there anything that can be done to stop its demise?
With Nine and News Corp preparing to shutter Australian Associated Press, the ACCC must intervene.
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.