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As #auspol dominates discourse, journalists turn to log off

As #auspol dominates discourse, journalists turn to log off

For Australian journalists, it's not enough to see social media as simply a tool for distribution — they need to gear up for war every time they log on.

Could regional newspapers be healthier without Fairfax?

Could regional newspapers be healthier without Fairfax?

Many predict that the Nine-Fairfax deal would see the end of Fairfax's ownership of regional papers. But would that necessarily be a bad thing?

A sad day for Australian journalism

A sad day for Australian journalism

Crikey readers respond to the Nine Fairfax merger and the machinations of Labor's new factional pact.

What will Nine and Fairfax’s merger mean for investigative journalism?

What will Nine and Fairfax’s merger mean for investigative journalism?

From job cuts to joint investigations with the ABC, many questions remain unanswered as to what this merger will mean for Fairfax's unique brand of journalism.

Crikey Says: Fairfax, we’ll miss you

Crikey Says: Fairfax, we’ll miss you

Crikey Says briefly returns to mark a huge day in Australian media.

Nine and Fairfax to ‘merge’ into new company

Nine and Fairfax to ‘merge’ into new company

The deal between Nine and Fairfax, to become the new entity "Nine", looks more like a surrender than a merger of equals.

How WikiLeaks became a political Rorschach test

How WikiLeaks became a political Rorschach test

The WikiLeaks of 2010 seems very different to the WikiLeaks of today. But is it the organisation that's changed, or just our way of looking at it?

Media Adviser: what to do when your friends let slip a giant story

Media Adviser: what to do when your friends let slip a giant story

All journos are sitting on great stories from accidental sources they can't betray. So how do you go about reporting it the right way?

The art of the political interview: tips for news players

The art of the political interview: tips for news players

Young journo? Newbie politician? Crikey talked to the experts for tips on how the get the best out of an interview (or at least, avoid the worst).

Media Adviser: burnout doesn’t need to be part of a journo’s job

Media Adviser: burnout doesn’t need to be part of a journo’s job

The media's known for being a high-stress environment. Maybe it's time for it to take on the support systems of other high-stress industries.