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Topic: future of journalism
Laura Carmichael and Jessica De Gouw star in Ten drama The Secrets She Keeps. (Image: Supplied)

Media bailout rescues corporations at creative workers’ expense

The government's media bailout package has been directed at media corporations, ignoring the creative industry and the people who work in it.

Old news: how young voices are being left out of the media

On an average day, only 1 percent of Australian news stories quoted a young person. No wonder so few trust the media.

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The media needs to prioritise writing by those with skin in the game

As dangerous fringe groups move into the mainstream, a conversation needs to be had about media responsibility and how best to report on the far-right.

Canadian government the latest to prop up struggling news industry

A major influx of government money has been received well by Canadian media, but would such a plan work here?

‘The West still loves its sharks’: how Murdoch changed The West Australian

A year since the ACCC allowed Perth's newspapers to merge, what has changed at The West Australian?

How much is a newspaper worth?

Sometimes it's better to keep a newspaper going than to close it, not because of the money you are making but because of the costs you're avoiding.

Razer on Greenwald: make journalism muckraking again

In her final piece on infamous journalist Glenn Greenwald, Helen Razer calls for a journalism that can elucidate systems rather than merely be a product of them.

Channel Nine's program director in Darwin casually removes a two-metre python that had slithered into the newsroom.

That’s not a snake, this is a snake … everyone votes Green … Stefanovic’s big switch? …

Channel Nine's program director in Darwin casually removes a two-metre python that had slithered into the newsroom.

What can media regulators do with Facebook and Google?

If Facebook and Google are getting into the news business, how do you regulate the industry?

Fray: a decent proposal to save public interest journalism

The answer lies in the rather worn term "audience-first", writes former SMH editor-in-chief Peter Fray.