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Clive Palmer’s latest defamation threat is the new norm for online content

Clive Palmer’s latest defamation threat is the new norm for online content

There's nothing unusual about politicians sending legal threats to media companies, but small publishers and private citizens increasingly need to watch their words too.

Friendlyjordies, the comedian who wants to ‘inoculate’ Australia’s youth

Friendlyjordies, the comedian who wants to ‘inoculate’ Australia’s youth

Jordan Shanks has clocked up more than 50 million views on his videos taking on BuzzFeed, the Liberal Party and the ABC. What exactly is he raging against?

How YouTube became a hotbed of paedophiles, racists and anti-vaxxers

How YouTube became a hotbed of paedophiles, racists and anti-vaxxers

YouTube has been aware of its paedophile problem for some time now. But what has it done to address it?

Social media giants reject criticism over Christchurch footage

Social media giants reject criticism over Christchurch footage

Good morning, early birds. Online giants Facebook and YouTube have defended their platforms' responses to live-streamed footage of Friday's Christchurch shootings, and the Coalition unveils pre-election transport and jobs plans. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Social media and traditional outlets face tighter regulation over terror coverage

Social media and traditional outlets face tighter regulation over terror coverage

As social media giants are under pressure over the hosting of Christchurch attack footage, legacy media outlets are finding they're not free from scrutiny.

‘We promise to do better’: how tech CEOs respond to difficult questions

‘We promise to do better’: how tech CEOs respond to difficult questions

The headaches for social media companies are only increasing, yet it appears even long-standing CEOs of these companies don't have any answers yet.

To blur or not to blur … YouTube shooting fake news … Sunrise segment investigated …

To blur or not to blur … YouTube shooting fake news … Sunrise segment investigated …

The media near unanimously showed the face of a man climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge this morning. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.

Check this out, or not …

Check this out, or not …

Stumbling in to the brave new world.

Media briefs: Nancy to Press Council … MEAA seeks chief … Digital revenues …

Media briefs: Nancy to Press Council … MEAA seeks chief … Digital revenues …

Kate Durham says she'll take Gerard Henderson to the Press Council. And other media tidbits of the day.

No place for artists in online copyright debate

No place for artists in online copyright debate

John Ferris from Ministry of Sound Australia disagrees with the suggestion that filesharing will stop if content makers "just make stuff available".