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Mass media rules: the deal you do when you’ve run out of ideas

Mass media rules: the deal you do when you’ve run out of ideas

The sinking of the Fairfax mission into Channel Nine will see a doubling down on mass appeal reportage.

Welcome to Costello’s new old media empire

Welcome to Costello’s new old media empire

Nine's takeover of Fairfax will lead to more cuts to journalism and a senior Liberal presiding over the biggest media company in the country.

ACCC walks a fine line in media regulation

ACCC walks a fine line in media regulation

The ACCC's new media merger guidelines address diversity but not in a way that provides any certainty for investors or consumers.

Forced error: Aly and allies move against deliberate ignorance in newsrooms

Forced error: Aly and allies move against deliberate ignorance in newsrooms

The launch of Media Diversity Australia, a new group calling for more balanced representation in Australian media, has highlighted once again how we have to go.

Winners from the media package will need a lot more than handouts

Winners from the media package will need a lot more than handouts

The government's media reform package is more a media aid package, but it won't help dinosaur media in the long run, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

New problems in a networked world face old-school politicians

New problems in a networked world face old-school politicians

A changing media environment is producing greater policy challenges than ever before for media regulation, but so far they've been ignored.

Time to go back to first principles on media diversity

Time to go back to first principles on media diversity

Diversity is at the centre of how and why we regulate our media -- but how and why we regulate it is likely to be lost in the current media reform debate.

Media ownership: ‘controlling the news’ in a fragmenting industry

Media ownership: ‘controlling the news’ in a fragmenting industry

Media ownership is a notoriously difficult issue -- both for politicians and the press. Bernard Keane explains why governments today face challenges their predecessors didn't have to deal with.

Brave News World: whose voice will still be heard?

Brave News World: whose voice will still be heard?

So many new voices, so little real journalism -- a breeding ground for corruption and failed politics. Gideon Haigh asks who will prevail, in the final chapter of his investigative special for Crikey on the future of the media.

ACP sell off: a blow to Aussie pride, but there’s an upside

ACP sell off: a blow to Aussie pride, but there’s an upside

If the Hamburg-based media conglomerate Bauer Media buys Australian Consolidated Press's magazine stable there will be howls of protest -- but the move would have an upside too.