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New regional papers pop up to challenge the News Corp footprint

As new, community-owned print newspapers launch in regional Australia, News Corp will do what it can to hold onto that space.

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Print plants close as News tabloids go the full bastard

As News Corp closes down more printing presses, it threatens to lock out new players.

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The ACTU needs to start a daily paper. There’s nothing else left

It's time to admit that the entire spectrum of daily newspapers is controlled by the right — and that we need to do something about it.

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The one story newspapers never tell

If no one reports on the demise of the media, is it really happening?

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The day newspapers died: don’t expect the survivors to last long

Despite News Corp's intentions to use digital news and state-based tabloids to balance regional closures, the initiative won't survive the disruption of news media.

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Power of the press grows ever weaker as sales slump to new COVID-19 lows

Printed newspapers' circulation has plummeted over two decades and the pandemic is another kick in the guts.

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Filling the void: the new wave fighting to keep regional media alive

With newsrooms going dark across regional Australia, journalists and locals are fighting to fill the gap. Will it be enough to save regional media?

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Newspapers in suspended animation will battle to return and serve the country

A true picture is emerging of the state of regional media, and it’s not pretty. Will legacy papers be able to rally in a post-pandemic world?

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For the media, hibernation is the prelude to death unless government intervenes

There are no takeover deals or foreign investors who will save Australia's major media companies from rapid death. The government finally has to confront the reality of who will pay for public interest journalism.

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News Corp hides its retreat behind a melancholy roar

News Corp tabloids have relied on outrage to sell papers, but there's no opening for it in the time of COVID-19.

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