Denied the conditions in which truth can be considered, all we are left with is bullshit.
The sale of The Los Angeles Times to health tech entrepreneur Patrick Soon-Shiong is a replay of the worn narrative of billionaires swooping in to prop up troubled mastheads -- for better or worse.
Actress Rebel Wilson has banned Fairfax from attending events on her current promotional tour, apparently over the Bauer Media defamation case.
The combination of foreign control with diminishing local newsrooms means Australia could be missing out on a huge English-speaking opportunity in Asia-Pacific, writes journalist and media-watcher Christopher Warren.
What we're reading: Canberra's forgotten dreams, ... more like the "alt-wrong", how Trump solved CNN's problems, Syria's torture wards, Trump is not Nixon, law and order in the Philippines, and the plight of pregnant women in Yemen.
Trump has called the story "fake news".
What we're reading: the former Islamist trying to make being moderate cool, what it's like to be the token American on Russian state TV, how one man survived in the woods for 27 years, fleeing Boko Haram, and why do we feel our lives are so hard?
The biggest change for journalism lecturers this semester will be a darkly positive one, writes journalism lecturer at Curtin University Glynn Greensmith.
What Crikey is reading: what 40+ years in solitary confinement feels like, Ballarat's suicide crisis, how liberal arts can turn you conservative, Milo Yiannopoulos' cynical book deal, and mending fences with Trump supporters.