As massive companies buy up their competition with ease, the answer may be to ban them from sectors all together
While relying on internal documents can be controversial, Zuckerberg's emails are so detailed and specific that they're impossible to ignore.
The departure of AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru from Google highlights attempts to make algorithmic decision-making accountable.
The ABC and SBS have been included in the code. That’s good news, but will compensation received be factored into future government funding decisions for the public broadcasters?
The pandemic hit media hard, but a new report shows New Zealand now has more independent news outlets than at any time in the past decade.
Tech giants are not just surviving the pandemic; they're thriving. In 2021 and in the post-pandemic era, anti-trust regulations in tech must be revamped.
Some recent positive developments are beginning to suggest that public interest journalism may once again be viable.
Will Apple's search engine have the same ill fate as Microsoft's Bing?
The major social media firms have taken a largely piecemeal and fractured approach to managing the problem.
Google pays Apple to make its search engine the default on its devices, but the iPhone maker actually has more market power in the relationship.
Just because a tech company has a big share of the market doesn't mean it has the power to keep it.
As more comes to light about the money-making tactics of social media platforms we need to reevaluate our relationship with them.
It's the biggest monopolisation case since a 1998 lawsuit against Microsoft. But it may be several years before a settlement of any kind is reached.
The ABC could build a social media service to replace Facebook - but it doesn't have the funding, resources or political support to do so.
Making Google and Facebook pay Australian news publishers might be good politics, but it is odd economics.
Research shows Google News results often prioritise mainstream media over smaller news businesses. It's a double-edged sword. While local outlets suffer, it's actually better for readers.
Using the law - or changing it - to stop the spread of dangerous disinformation should be a last resort.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to calls for the collection of race-based data. But the risks of algorithmic discrimination must be addressed.
Facebook and Google's publicity campaigns against Australia's new media regulations show they're worried other countries will follow suit.
Facebook is worried publishers may charge as much as they want for their content. But we believe parameters can be set based on the value Australians put on public interest journalism.