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Social media giants reject criticism over Christchurch footage

Social media giants reject criticism over Christchurch footage

Good morning, early birds. Online giants Facebook and YouTube have defended their platforms' responses to live-streamed footage of Friday's Christchurch shootings, and the Coalition unveils pre-election transport and jobs plans. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Social media and traditional outlets face tighter regulation over terror coverage

Social media and traditional outlets face tighter regulation over terror coverage

As social media giants are under pressure over the hosting of Christchurch attack footage, legacy media outlets are finding they're not free from scrutiny.

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?

When harmful content is posted online, who is ultimately responsible?

When harmful content is posted online, who is ultimately responsible?

The devolution of a Facebook NRL memes page into something much more insidious has raised important questions about how the internet and the law intersect.

Reading between the lines on Facebook’s privacy doublespeak

Reading between the lines on Facebook’s privacy doublespeak

As Mark Zuckerberg starts talking about the importance of "privacy", it's important to note his definition might be different from yours.

Media players jostle for control in digital platforms inquiry

Media players jostle for control in digital platforms inquiry

Media organisations may get what they asked for. But there's a catch.

Expanding calls for ‘digital gangster’ Facebook to be regulated

Expanding calls for ‘digital gangster’ Facebook to be regulated

Attempts to regulate Facebook are growing around the world, and are getting bolder in their demands.

Advertising is facing a historic shift; can Australian media keep up?

Advertising is facing a historic shift; can Australian media keep up?

It's time to find new ways for advertising to support the discovery of independent news.

The defamation case that could tear apart the internet as we know it

The defamation case that could tear apart the internet as we know it

It's very unlikely former Don Dale detainee Dylan Voller will win this one, but we should all be watching closely.

How the internet’s champions of free speech control the message

How the internet’s champions of free speech control the message

Ginger Gorman chased down Facebook and Twitter for months with questions about online abuse. She got answers, but she can't exactly report them.