Age journalist Denise Ryan has two interesting stories in today's paper about issues affecting Melbourne's African-Australian communities. Except a quick look at them could make a reader confused ... Plus other media news.
Monica Attard has been moved aside from her position as founding editor of fledgling journalism website The Global Mail.
The Global Mail is mulling a new direction, with senior management considering luring managing editor Monica Attard away from the day-to-day coalface in favour of a senior writing role.
The Global Mail is about long reads, of the kind one once found in the Saturday papers and in quality magazines. But it has no business model to sustain itself.
After carving out an illustrious career on TV and radio, Monica Attard is going digital with the upcoming launch of her news site The Global Mail. She's the latest subject in Crikey's quality journalism project.
Popular ABC host Stephen Crittenden has resigned from the national broadcaster after a stellar 22 years to join Monica Attard's fledgling The Global Mail. Staff say his departure represents a significant loss of intellectual capital for Aunty.
Internet entrepreneur Graeme Wood has again re-entered the realm of public debate, emerging as the key philanthropic funder of Monica Attard's new online news venture.