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Will consumers get a look-in when it comes to breaking up Big Tech?

Will consumers get a look-in when it comes to breaking up Big Tech?

The regulatory tide has turned against big tech companies with a vengeance — but will consumer interests be addressed in the rush to regulate?

Sleepless in Sagittarius A*

Sleepless in Sagittarius A*

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: Amazon is leaving New York, maps and legends in space, how quantum mechanics became part of life's rich pageant, and the strange currencies of millennial socialism.

The Australian man in the middle of the Jeff Bezos extortion attempt

The Australian man in the middle of the Jeff Bezos extortion attempt

Dylan Howard, a former Seven and Geelong Advertiser journalist, has come to international attention in the wake of the National Enquirer's attempt to extort Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Media Files: how Queer Eye blitzed the Australian media

Media Files: how Queer Eye blitzed the Australian media

The Queer Eye cast have been on a whirlwind PR tour, which brought some challenges for the traditional media.

Amazon block is an act of contempt by corporate elites and their political lackeys

Amazon block is an act of contempt by corporate elites and their political lackeys

Consumers are the losers when powerful interests convince governments to protect them from competition. Look no further than Amazon's geoblocking of Australia.

ABC restructure to cut 20 jobs … the Oz’s brave super discovery … Al Jazeera staff strike …

ABC restructure to cut 20 jobs … the Oz’s brave super discovery … Al Jazeera staff strike …

News Director Gavin Morris has stressed that the 20 jobs that will be cut at the ABC in a new restructure are not a cost-cutting measure. And other media tidbits of the day.

The wisdom of Jeff Bezos includes handstand advice

The wisdom of Jeff Bezos includes handstand advice

Memo writing tips and handstand perfecting stories are important for Amazon shareholders to know about, apparently.

Vale Darrell Eastlake … the revolving door … regulator investigates Russian TV …

Vale Darrell Eastlake … the revolving door … regulator investigates Russian TV …

Colleagues have remembered the life and work of sports commentator Darrell Eastlake who has died, aged 75. And other media tidbits of the day.

Lindsay Murdoch retires … <i>The Mercury’s</i> big apology … a new paywall … 

Lindsay Murdoch retires … The Mercury’s big apology … a new paywall … 

Fairfax's long-time South East Asia correspondent Lindsay Murdoch has retired after 40 years with The Age and Fairfax Media.

Crikey Worm: Yemen’s ex-president gunned down

Crikey Worm: Yemen’s ex-president gunned down

Good morning, early birds. The former leader of Yemen has been killed in a roadside attack after shifting his allegiance in the country's brutal civil war. Plus, Amazon finally launches in Oz. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.