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The coming storm that threatens local media

The coming storm that threatens local media

The homogenisation of local papers is preventing them from reflecting the communities they belong to, making them less diverse and less viable.

The mainstream media has always given readers a reason to distrust it

The mainstream media has always given readers a reason to distrust it

Crikey readers discuss trust in the mainstream media, and the fortunes of the war on internet piracy.

Chasing profits will see more community papers scrapped

Chasing profits will see more community papers scrapped

Crikey readers discuss the plight of community papers, the Reserve Bank and disappearing tax returns.

Radicalisation is thriving through both old and new media

Radicalisation is thriving through both old and new media

The flurry of finger-pointing between social and traditional media regarding the amplification of hate-speech misses the point.

When is an exclusive really an exclusive?

When is an exclusive really an exclusive?

The exclusive tag has always been a marketing tool. As traditional media declines, it's being pushed more than ever.

How the takeover of one ancient newspaper dynasty became a catastrophe

How the takeover of one ancient newspaper dynasty became a catastrophe

The implications of Fairfax's decline go far beyond a few disappearing newspapers, and it's a story that began decades ago.

Trump’s tariffs score a win against his media enemies

Trump’s tariffs score a win against his media enemies

Deep cuts have been announced at the New York Daily News, perhaps the most anti-trump paper in the US, as the president's newspaper tariffs take their toll.

Why Australia needs not-for-profit newspapers

Why Australia needs not-for-profit newspapers

In an industry of social responsibilities, focus on profits drives bad behaviour. Papers in the US and Canada are leaving for-profit models; why not us?

While Rupert’s away, the Murdoch sons start to clean up the house

While Rupert’s away, the Murdoch sons start to clean up the house

Rupert Murdoch's continued absence from much of News Corp's public work has been the perfect time for his sons to override his affection for print media and walk back their newspaper holdings.

What does life look like after editing a major metro newspaper?

What does life look like after editing a major metro newspaper?

The ivory tower of academia is very attractive to a lot of former newspaper editors, but it's not the only hotspot.