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Broadsheet fail: editorial crimes at <em>The Canberra Times</em>

Broadsheet fail: editorial crimes at The Canberra Times

The Canberra Times is a dreary and timid newspaper which runs little original, quality content. Journalist and former Fairfax editor Geoffrey Barker argues national capital readers deserve better.

Rinehart telling porkies on Corbett interference? Ex-editors say so

Rinehart telling porkies on Corbett interference? Ex-editors say so

Former editors of The Age have rubbished Gina Rinehart's provocative claim that Fairfax chairman Roger Corbett and his predecessor Ron Walker overrode the paper's charter of editorial independence.

Forget charters of editorial independence — they don’t work

Forget charters of editorial independence — they don’t work

Attempts to regulate editorial independence won't work. The only viable solution to the need for media diversity is support for public broadcasting.

Ads on magazine covers: crossing the line?

Ads on magazine covers: crossing the line?

More and more magazines are featuring advertising on their covers as the economy continues to tighten and advertisers look for more bang for their buck. But just how far can publishers go before destroying their integrity?

PR and journalism: we’re on the same side

PR and journalism: we’re on the same side

A debate on PR vs. Journalism at the Public Relations Institute of Australia recently concluded: we're all on the same side. Or is that just what those cunning PR hacks want us to think...?

A loss for the climate, but a victory for free speech

A loss for the climate, but a victory for free speech

The Australian's continued scepticism on climate change may be bad for the planet, but it's a victory for independent editorial judgment.

A win for journalism: The Age takes a stand on independence

A win for journalism: The Age takes a stand on independence

If The Age's draft set of principles and procedures are put into effect conscientiously, a great deal of the blurring and trashing of the credibility of the masthead should cease, writes Margaret Simons.

Stokes and the vexed issue of editorial independence

Stokes and the vexed issue of editorial independence

Kerry Stokes is getting closer to becoming the biggest media mogul left standing, writes Stephen Mayne.

An open letter to Age chief Don Churchill

An open letter to Age chief Don Churchill

Dear Mr Churchill, It’s been quite a week. At the end of it, I am hearing things about what’s going on in your office that make me think I should write to you. Yours, Margaret Simons.

Kirk: Fairfax Media has never been in stronger shape

Kirk: Fairfax Media has never been in stronger shape

Fairfax CEO David Kirk fires back at criticism from Crikey publisher, Eric Beecher.