The regulatory tide has turned against big tech companies with a vengeance — but will consumer interests be addressed in the rush to regulate?
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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.
The Queer Eye cast have been on a whirlwind PR tour, which brought some challenges for the traditional media.
Consumers are the losers when powerful interests convince governments to protect them from competition. Look no further than Amazon's geoblocking of Australia.
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.
Colleagues have remembered the life and work of sports commentator Darrell Eastlake who has died, aged 75. And other media tidbits of the day.
Fairfax's long-time South East Asia correspondent Lindsay Murdoch has retired after 40 years with The Age and Fairfax Media.
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.