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Having a yarn: a short history of Aussie journos’ favourite word

Having a yarn: a short history of Aussie journos’ favourite word

Australian Twitter is full of journalists from Bondi to Fitzroy telling everyone to read their latest "yarn". What's the story here?

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.

‘The government can’t arrest them all’: a look at journalism under Duterte

‘The government can’t arrest them all’: a look at journalism under Duterte

Crikey speaks to veteran Filipino journalist and activist Inday Espina-Varona about Maria Ressa, Rappler, and the increasing dangers of reporting the news.

Is there a future for arts journalism?

Is there a future for arts journalism?

As column space shrinks, art journals close and writer fees go down, many are wondering what we will lose if arts journalism disappears.

Australian media has a ‘vigilante’ problem

Australian media has a ‘vigilante’ problem

Reporting on planned or actual vigilante action regularly swings between bemused and sympathetic. This has serious consequences.

Will BuzzFeed Australia follow the playbook of its US counterpart?

Will BuzzFeed Australia follow the playbook of its US counterpart?

It looks like the US BuzzFeed office is employing some tricky tactics around staff cuts. Keep your eyes on the Oz newsroom.

What we lose with the decline of mainstream science journalists

What we lose with the decline of mainstream science journalists

"There are huge demands on journalists now, and if they don't have access or the knowledge of the right sources, they can get things wrong."

The solution to political journalism in Australia

The solution to political journalism in Australia

Political reporting is a running criticism of the political theatre that gives little useful information to voters. Here's how to fix it.

The media is failing, but journalism is better than ever

The media is failing, but journalism is better than ever

It’s a simple economic truth: when journalists have to work for their audience, they have to work harder.