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How the ABC gets radio producers to work for free

How the ABC gets radio producers to work for free

Despite doing their own investigative journalism into the shadowy world of unpaid work, the ABC has been found to be cutting corners on staff costs.

The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

When the proverbial hits the fan and someone becomes engulfed in a media storm, there’s an army of people ready to clean up, for a price.

The dangerous devolution of Australian op-eds

The dangerous devolution of Australian op-eds

As the line between fact and fiction continues to blur, the integrity of journalism is rapidly falling away.

The immense problem with Australian political journalism

The immense problem with Australian political journalism

Last week the media only took a few hours to switch from coverage of Indigenous recognition to instead focus on niche political responses to it. Unfortunately, this isn't unusual.

We don’t need ‘explanation’, we need contextual facts

We don’t need ‘explanation’, we need contextual facts

Crikey readers discuss the public's declining trust in media, and the potential for dictatorships.

Reports show trust in media has dropped — and the election is to blame

Reports show trust in media has dropped — and the election is to blame

Many countries have recently seen trust in media fall following fractious elections. It’s part shooting the messenger and part clear-eyed assessment of media failings in crisis.

Warning: Crikey is about to unleash a dozen nosy inquiry journalists into the world

Warning: Crikey is about to unleash a dozen nosy inquiry journalists into the world

INQ, a team of a dozen reporters and editors — and our biggest single investment in journalism — will launch in two weeks.

There were giants, once: the decline of the journalist celebrity

There were giants, once: the decline of the journalist celebrity

We used to have huge journalistic personalities dominating our screens — now it's difficult for the average person to name even one.

ABC staff respond to restructure with questions and confusion

ABC staff respond to restructure with questions and confusion

The ABC's major internal restructure announcement yesterday has been met with confusion by staff, who are yet to be told how it will be implemented.

Does media coverage of mass shootings lead to yet more mass shootings?

Does media coverage of mass shootings lead to yet more mass shootings?

By raking over every detail of a mass shooter's life, are we telling any loner with a grudge and a yearning for recognition that this is an option?