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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.

Does Australia need gender editors in its newsrooms?

Does Australia need gender editors in its newsrooms?

The New York Times has introduced a gender initiative, including an editor for gender issues. It says it's been successful, but some in Australia remain sceptical.

How long until this newspaper closure cycle comes to pass?

How long until this newspaper closure cycle comes to pass?

What does the closure of a number of NZ newspapers means for our media market?

Canada’s $350 million media stimulus would set the tone for Australia

Canada’s $350 million media stimulus would set the tone for Australia

The package, which would bring Canada's media aid spending close to $1 billion, comes after repeated pressure from publishers. You can expect Australian companies to follow suit.

Crinkling News folds … radio host sacked … Stan Grant’s new show …

Crinkling News folds … radio host sacked … Stan Grant’s new show …

Children's newspaper Crinkling News has folded, just months after it crowdfunded more than $200,000 to keep itself afloat.

Why do newspapers now literally wrap themselves in ads?

Why do newspapers now literally wrap themselves in ads?

In newspapers' heyday, they would never have dreamed of selling front pages to advertisers. But we're seeing it more and more for one reason: Money.