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 Sunday Times, South Africa’s largest weekend newspaper, was used to spread disinformation.
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Media self-criticism is not just important to improve journalism, it is a political, professional and moral imperative.
The NSW Court of Appeal’s Dylan Voller decision means the media may be liable for the hurtful things users write on social pages. This will have many media companies in a panic.
Journalists, especially those with specialised knowledge, can shed light on important issues.
The transition to digital media is messy, and sometimes bloody – and beat journalism is among the victims.
A new study explores the state of an industry that’s tapping creative revenue streams and incorporating new tools to engage with readers.
Laurene Powell Jobs, founder and chair of the Emerson Collective.
There are some benefits to the uptick in billionaire newspaper and magazine owners, who can weather short-term losses for the sake of long-term gains. But whose interests are really being served?
Back in the 1930s, people like this pear peddler in New York City’s Lower East Side often got their news from labor-led media.
The newspaper’s new owners harken back to a tradition of labor-led media in the early part of the 20th century, which represented a bulwark against corporate power.
South Africa’s media landscape has changed fundamentally.
The growth of new, vibrant, independent media sites and projects in South Africa have challenged conceptions of what a newsroom is. On limited budgets, some even fare better than mainstream media.
Bill Simmons was at the forefront of reshaping sports media in the 21st century.
With teams providing less and less access to journalists, Simmons always prioritized the interests of the common fan.
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.
The ABC, known for innovating in digital media, is facing increasing budget pressure.
Of the many media organisations making the transition towards digital, the ABC is one of the most advanced. So in the face of a $254 million budget, or “back offices” cut, as Communications Minister Malcolm…
We could soon be asking if pop-up ads are that bad.
In the endless drive to get people’s attention, advertising is going ‘native’, creeping in to places formerly reserved for editorial content. In this Native Advertising series we find out what it looks…
In the aftermath of disasters like the Boston marathon bombing, footage from citizen journalists is sometimes the ‘only option’.
User-generated content has become “a central element of the news gathering process,” says the controller of BBC World (English) Richard Porter, in a recently-released international study by the US-based…
Morry Schwartz is hoping quality journalism will help The Saturday Paper succeed.
At a time when the print media in Australia is under intense economic pressure the weekend proved to be a super Saturday of change with the revamping, rebadging and launching of major mastheads. Fairfax…
Part of the nest egg of Australian superannuation funds is now being invested in a media startup.
In a controversial move, affiliates of the Industry Super Funds network (AustralianSuper, Cbus and Industry Super Holdings) have spent a combined A$3 million of member funds on an online news website…
New digital media entrant The New Daily injects a hopeful note into the media landscape.
A screenshot of The New Daily.
November is a month of two tales for the Australian media industry: one of hope, the other of despair. The arrival on Wednesday of the online news site The New Daily, and reports that The Monthly’s publisher…