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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.

Why getting the ABC right has never been more important

Why getting the ABC right has never been more important

The ABC is a rare public institution that retains trust and unites Australians who otherwise are increasingly isolated from one another in their news consumption. What should its role be in a rapidly changing media environment?

Welcome to our new series: what is the ABC for?

Welcome to our new series: what is the ABC for?

How the ABC needs to change in a post Guthrie/Milne era depends on what you think it is for.

A message for the ‘cheer squad media’

A message for the ‘cheer squad media’

Australia faces too many challenges for those in media and politics to fight in the daily battle of shielding friends and wounding enemies.

Scott Morrison ramps up Trumpian rhetoric against journalists

Scott Morrison ramps up Trumpian rhetoric against journalists

Scott Morrison's suggestion that an ABC reporter was a Labor partisan is just one the ways he's been channelling Trumpism.

Sydney newspapers turn their lobbies into stables ahead of Everest race

Sydney newspapers turn their lobbies into stables ahead of Everest race

Majestic steeds take over Sydney, a couple of Labor figures spotted at The European and a confusing tweet about the death penalty.

Bruce Gordon grows stake in Nine to nearly 25%

Bruce Gordon grows stake in Nine to nearly 25%

A disclosure of increased ASX funds could throw into doubt Nine’s takeover of Fairfax Media.

Alan Jones ordered to pay $3.75 million in Wagner defamation case

Alan Jones ordered to pay $3.75 million in Wagner defamation case

The court order to pay $3.75 million is the largest damages awarded against him.

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?

How Russian hackers played the media

How Russian hackers played the media

The hacking of the 2016 US election by Russian agents was a masterclass in how to weaponise the media. How can this be avoided going forward?