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How the media created the Sydney lockout laws

How the media created the Sydney lockout laws

With the review of the five-year-old laws now on its way, will we see the same media organisations turn on their heels?

Press Council censures <em>SMH</em> over Paul Sheehan’s final story

Press Council censures SMH over Paul Sheehan’s final story

The Press Council has handed down its verdict on the widely derided Paul Sheehan article.

Media briefs: Rupert loves Brexit … red ink … branded content on SBS? …

Media briefs: Rupert loves Brexit … red ink … branded content on SBS? …

Rupert loves Brexit. In his first public comments on the event his tabloids¬†had a role¬†in bringing about, American citizen Rupert Murdoch said the Brexit vote was “wonderful”, a “momentous decision” on “who we are”. The widely-reported comments were made at an invitation-only business in London hosted by The Times (which backed Remain) yesterday. “[Brexit was] […]

Why clickbait is killing Fairfax

Why clickbait is killing Fairfax

Fairfax's prestigious brands are its most valuable assets. And right now it is setting those assets on fire.

‘Magical’ newspapers take a hammering in circulation figures

‘Magical’ newspapers take a hammering in circulation figures

Hey presto! Watch as their print editions (slowly, painfully) disappear!

The paywall is dead. Long live the paywall.

The paywall is dead. Long live the paywall.

Will paywalls ever be enough to replace the rivers of gold?

Media briefs: and the most trusted newspaper is … Zahra backs papers … man overboard …

Media briefs: and the most trusted newspaper is … Zahra backs papers … man overboard …

Using maths to reveal the newspaper Australians trust most. And other business tidbits of the day.

Fairfax v Fairfax, with Shorten in the middle

Fairfax v Fairfax, with Shorten in the middle

The Australian Financial Review has attacked stablemates The Age and Sydney Morning Herald over their coverage of the AWU and Bill Shorten.

Kill the scoop, sack the journos: unpopular advice from Ross Gittins

Kill the scoop, sack the journos: unpopular advice from Ross Gittins

Ross Gittins envisions a very different newsroom of the future.