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Canadian government the latest to prop up struggling news industry

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 <em>The West Australian</em>

‘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?

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

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.

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

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?

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

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.

Rundle: how journalism became the coal industry

Rundle: how journalism became the coal industry

Good investigative journalism is vital for a pluralist, democratic reflexive society. But whether a mass of the public believe it to be so is quite a different proposition.

Gift for TV networks … plagiarism petition … Palin sues the Times …

Gift for TV networks … plagiarism petition … Palin sues the Times …

The TV networks have been given a rebate on their licence fees, but will it be enough to save them? And other media tidbits of the day.

Memo to the New York Times (and Fairfax): you can’t be all things to all people

Memo to the New York Times (and Fairfax): you can’t be all things to all people

Pissing off your readers by publishing something you know they will hate is a dumb strategy, writes journalist Christopher Warren. The days of the middle-of-the-road "just the facts, ma'am" reporting are over.