Algorithms can't sort out the truth from the dross. People must become more social media savvy.
Robots writing stories? It's happening at a newsroom near you – and many journalists aren't thrilled.
‘Believe me’ is one of Donald Trump’s most often-used catchphrases.
When new technology coincides with political instability and conflict, disinformation thrives.
The Facebook CEO's vision for a digital future still needs a little work.
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The billionaire digital tycoon has a vision for a bright future. His bright future, mainly.
A new book forecasts a challenging future for UK newspapers and mounts a strong argument for investment in quality.
Media misinformation is hardly new. But social media amplifies it and makes it harder to correct.
Technology can help identify and weed out fake news.
The US election has highlighted the waning influence of evidence-based journalism.
Daily newsletters are winning media organisations new readers.
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Digital technology has given an old format a new lease of life.
You won't believe how falling revenues are leading to news companies trashing journalistic standards.
The social media site must be free to make its own editorial decisions – right or wrong.
Local papers highlight important community issues.
The continuing crisis in local newspapers – you'll miss them when they are gone.
These days Facebook is a major news platform.
The media giant is kidding itself – and us – if it doesn't think it's in the news business.
Popular Latino musicians like Café Tacvba didn’t make an appearance.
At an event that bills itself as 'the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today,' one of the fastest-growing, youngest and most tech-savvy segments of the population was largely ignored.
When the printing presses stop rolling, digital subscriptions will not be enough to make up the revenue shortfall at Fairfax.
With digital subscriptions barely registering on the revenue front, media companies are staking their hopes on alternative revenue sources.
Jon Stewart’s tenure at The Daily Show may ultimately be remembered more for how he skewered the mainstream media than for the laughs he generated.
Jon Stewart’s Tuesday night announcement that he’ll be leaving the Daily Show garnered an audible cry of disbelief from his live studio audience. Stewart himself was visibly emotional: “What is this fluid…
Where are the women?
Journalists, editors and executives at the highest levels in the Australian news media have known for decades that the industry excludes, marginalises and stereotypes women both as sources of news and…
There is no arguing against the fact that the trial of Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson and others has been a disaster for British journalism, and has catastrophically worsened its reputation. But there remains…