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Topic: The New York Times
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews

Victoria’s wage-theft hot air… NYT v NYT… Russia loves the journos (in other countries)

Can Victoria back up its bluster on wage-theft laws? Plus, ANZ makes a dogs breakfast out of home loans , and Russia suddenly cares for (some) journalists...

The front page of The New York Times on Sunday, May 24, 2020. (Image: Sipa USA/Richard B. Levine)

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.

Ronan Farrow. (Image: AP/Invision/Evan Agostini)

A very NYC media stoush sheds light on journalism’s dark night of the soul

As American journalists quietly grapple with their purpose under Donald Trump's presidency, those questions have bubbled to the surface in an online spat between The New York Times and The New Yorker.

ABC director of news Gaven Morris. (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

ABC news director says politics receives too much coverage in Australia

The launch "controller" of the ABC's 24-hour news channel now claims politics is over-reported in Australia. Plus other tips from the week.

The Murdoch family members working against the Fox News agenda

The New York Times' recent investigation into the Murdoch family described James and Kathryn's more progressive leanings as one of the reasons for tension within the family.

How a civil rights icon came to promote anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

Acclaimed novelist Alice Walker recommends David Icke, Andrew Broad's unfortunate tweet, and a logo designer's Freudian slip.

Will increasing digital subscriptions really save newspapers?

News Corp's recently published digital subscriber numbers signalled good things for the publisher. But is it the quick fix they need to save declining revenues?

The Economist stands by Steve Bannon invite as debate continues

In direct contrast to The New Yorker, The Economist has doubled down on its invitation.

ACCC to consider news quality in Nine-Fairfax deal

ACCC chairman Rod Sims says that the competition regulator will be scrutinising Nine's takeover of Fairfax "very carefully" before giving approval.

The uncomfortable reason Australian journos don’t like The New York Times

The US publication has been plagued by criticism since hitting our shores, but is its coverage really so unusual? This is what the rest of the world has always dealt with.