The law is a blunt tool we wield to decide arguments that have no obvious answer. But, in the digital age, it has to be sharper than this.
From serious politics to pop culture, there are several bright spots in the New Zealand media landscape. What could we glean from them?
It's a truth universally acknowledged that a reporter should never, ever read the comments section. But what if they're forced to?
David Donovan, editor of Independent Australia has a theory about why mainstream outlets "despise" him: he keeps showing them up.
Despite the overwhelming popularity of "weird comedy" among online millennials, the sites that publish it are finding it harder and harder to survive in the increasingly revenue-focused world of digital publishing.
Online news and comment publication New Matilda is on its last legs after editor and owner Marni Cordell pulled the plug. But there's been interest in another revival.
Advertisers don't want to advertise to women in their 50s, and that was a problem for online startup The Hoopla. Now the business will shift to a risky revenue model derived from the audience.
The new online publication of former Age editor Bruce Guthrie has broken cover, with backing from superannuation firms. Crikey can reveal the details.