New data sheds light on just what Tasmanians (and the rest of us) have been watching while in lockdown. Plus other stories you missed from the week.
A key nanny state lobby group's own polling continues to undermine its own hysterical narrative on alcohol.
Voters oppose "soda taxes" but have mixed views on other forms of food and drink regulation, while a key public health figure hits back at complaints from industry.
Curtin University professor of health policy Mike Daube responds to Crikey politics editor Bernard Keane's defence of the alcohol industry's DrinkWise campaign.
Last week Perth Mayor Lisa Scaffidi claimed liquor licensing restrictions - particularly regarding energy drinks - are strangling the city and inhibiting its growth. A vast body of research begs to differ, writes Sarah Jaggard.
For any company marketing alcohol there could be no better example of a ‘captive market’ than a residential campus full of 18-22 year olds all looking for a good time. This can lead to a questionable relationship between universities and the alcohol industry, writes Margo Saunders.
The decision to split Foster’s beer and wine businesses is a rare piece of good news for investors in the company, who have witnessed precious little capital growth for the best part of a decade.
Getting wasted on Australia Day isn't some inherent national right that the liquor industry must defend, says Jeremy Bass. The businesses serving the booze -- from pubs to supermarket grog shops -- need to widen their tunnel vision.
Should the government continue to fund an organisation that attacks researchers for exercising their right to refuse to accept money from them? asks Wayne Hall.