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The media’s tax coverage plays into government strategy

The media’s tax coverage plays into government strategy

Readers discuss the media's soft-ball analysis of the government's tax cuts, and answer the question of why so many politicians are drawn to biography.

We need to throw out defamation law and start again

We need to throw out defamation law and start again

The law is a blunt tool we wield to decide arguments that have no obvious answer. But, in the digital age, it has to be sharper than this.

Will Voller decision change how we use social media?

Will Voller decision change how we use social media?

Crikey readers discuss defamation on social media, the media as a mouthpiece for government and the ABC standing up for itself.

This story should be front-page news, every single day

This story should be front-page news, every single day

There is a melancholy settling across the world, as the consequences of decades of climate inaction reverberate. What can be done to place the impending cataclysm back at the centre of everyday life?

Reports show trust in media has dropped — and the election is to blame

Reports show trust in media has dropped — and the election is to blame

Many countries have recently seen trust in media fall following fractious elections. It’s part shooting the messenger and part clear-eyed assessment of media failings in crisis.

Australia’s failure in offshore detention reporting

Australia’s failure in offshore detention reporting

International media outlets have reported a shocking rise in suicide attempts on Manus. But you wouldn’t know about it from Australia's major papers.

‘I write the whole damn thing’: from best selling author to community paper publisher

‘I write the whole damn thing’: from best selling author to community paper publisher

Di Morrissey did what many journalists and writers dream of — she started her own newspaper.

The media has failed spectacularly on climate change

The media has failed spectacularly on climate change

The media's coverage of climate change in the election campaign has reflected the Coalition's long-term strategy of denialism, rather than a desire for genuine scrutiny.

The revolution will not be trending

The revolution will not be trending

The troubles of one website don’t amount to much, but the trouble at BuzzFeed perversely fulfils the site's mission of letting us know where things are at.

Why the ABC’s plans for unrestrained growth diminish the entire sector

Why the ABC’s plans for unrestrained growth diminish the entire sector

There is little doubt that the ABC's aggressive expansion into online content contributed to commercial alternatives leaving the market.