Social media will enhance or destroy the journalism model, depending on who you believe. Gideon Haigh on Twitter, Facebook and measuring news in the third chapter of his investigative special for Crikey on the future of the media.
The problems the media and politicians face run deeper than the disgruntled voters and empowered readers: society is being rewired by the internet.
Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian gave this year's prestigious Andrew Olle Lecture. He spoke about the splintering of the Fourth Estate, how the media is currently experiencing its own vicious case of "the bends", which will be the end of the media as we know it.
Big news in the paywall or not to paywall online media world. Boston Globe will launch a subscriber-only paid site that will replica its print edition, with a second free site to focus more on breaking news.
So what might a new paradigm of political reporting look like? For one thing, it would involve a revival of the old paradigm -- that facts matter and it is a journalists’ job to dig them out.
Indie girl mag Frankie has proved to be Australia's latest publishing success in an industry of dead titles and dropping circulation. Editor Jo Walker explains how it was done.
On Tuesday night, some of the most powerful politicians and media executives in the country descended on Canberra for a curious soiree. But it isn't likely to save newspapers.
Google News creator Krishna Bharat offers up his views on how journalism will change in the next five years, saying news organisations will become more specialised and so will the advertising.
When Google News launched in 2002, it declared "This page was generated entirely by computer algorithms". But now a dozen major publications are running their "Editors' Picks" on the site.
Yesterday 200 journos were made redundant at UK Trinity Mirror, home of five national papers including The Daily Mirror, meaning 1/4 of the total editorial staff. It's all just all part of the digital age, notes Roy Greenslade.