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News media continues its desperate war against the Google monopoly

News media continues its desperate war against the Google monopoly

In the fight between Google and traditional news media, Google has demonstrated that it doesn’t need publishers. Perhaps publishers need to learn that they don’t need Google.

Do we have a ‘right to be forgotten’ online?

Do we have a ‘right to be forgotten’ online?

The right to privacy on the internet is a common cause for concern, and the law simply can't keep up. But it's also just one small part of a far bigger picture.

‘Bane of my life’: how Facebook’s hemp ban is holding back an industry

‘Bane of my life’: how Facebook’s hemp ban is holding back an industry

The sale of ingestible hemp products has been legal in Australia since 2017. So why won't Facebook allow local businesses to advertise it?

The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

When the proverbial hits the fan and someone becomes engulfed in a media storm, there’s an army of people ready to clean up, for a price.

ACCC avoids the hard challenge of neoliberalism — breaking up monopolies

ACCC avoids the hard challenge of neoliberalism — breaking up monopolies

As platforms like Google and Facebook grow bigger by buying up their competition, we need to decide what we should do about monopolies.

Australia’s advertising systems are broken

Australia’s advertising systems are broken

The new ACCC report offers some solutions to fixing our broken system — but is it too late to help journalism and news media?

Trash talk

Trash talk

This week, some cracking content: the future of rubbish, Disney = vomit, Australia's slave trade, China's take on Judaism, and the sinister stupidity of chooks.

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?

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.

‘We promise to do better’: how tech CEOs respond to difficult questions

‘We promise to do better’: how tech CEOs respond to difficult questions

The headaches for social media companies are only increasing, yet it appears even long-standing CEOs of these companies don't have any answers yet.