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McGrath refuses Press Council resignation order

GetUp! deputy chair Carla McGrath has refused to resign from the Australian Press Council after the body ruled her joint roles were “incompatible” with council’s...

UK looks to Australia for new publishing metric

Britain has turned to Australia for its inspiration for new a cross-platform readership metric launched in the UK.

New Press Council chair open to changes

New Australian Press Council chairman Neville Stevens says he is ready to make changes to council operations in his first interview since his appointment. Issues...

Continued legal restrictions on journalists slammed

Senior media operatives have expressed grave concerns about the future of journalism in Australia, saying that the current defamation, contempt of court laws and the...

Data misuse a concern for 80pc of Australians

Weeks after Facebook’s data harvesting scandal, data is still on the minds of media professionals and the general public alike. With awareness of the issue...

Facebook CEO admits need for external regulation

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg faced US Congress this week in the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, admitting that self-regulation is no longer working....

Publishers recommit to recycling objectives

The print publishing industry is resisting regulation on its recycling scheme in light of an Australian government review of the Product Stewardship Act, and instead...

Facebook’s data harvesting highlights trust pitfalls

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has taken responsibility for allowing research firm Cambridge Analytica to access the data of millions of users, with the upcoming Australian...

Media groups call for more changes to ‘spy’ bill

Australia’s media organisations have voiced new concerns about the unnecessarily broad definitions within amendments to the anti-treason bill and their possible implications on editorial teams...

News regionals move to premium subscription model

  Queensland regional readers are set to receive their news a little differently as News Corp Australia announces the beginning of a premium digital subscription...

Direct ad spend provides holistic media picture

Direct advertising spend to news media remains steady while total readership has risen but despite this media agencies have considerably swung away from the medium...

Phone fatigue pushes millennials to news media

The ongoing misconception that millennials are not consuming news media may be hindering the potential reach of campaigns, especially when the demographic makes up 15...