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News Media Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners of this year’s News Media Awards 2018 are:

The Weekend Australian wins News Media Awards top prize

The Weekend Australian has taken out the top prize at 2018 News Media Awards, becoming the inaugural winner of the coveted News Brand of the...

Publishers tap in to podcast potential

The podcast market is growing in Australia, with consumers expecting high-quality, on-demand content. NewsMediaWorks explores how publishers are commercialising this medium, increasing profitability and brand...

Hegarty Award winner’s crazy 48 hours

In the span of 48 hours last September, Fairfax Media’s Emily Sweet gained two new titles – Hegarty award winner and mother. The young executive...

ACCC to review $4.2b Nine-Fairfax merger

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has confirmed it will review the proposed Nine Entertainment-Fairfax Media merger announced this morning, which would see the creation...

PODCAST: Unpacking AdTrust 2018 with NewsMediaWorks CEO Peter Miller

Following the release of AdTrust 2018, NewsMediaWorks CEO Peter Miller breaks down the data, discussing the value of trust, social media’s dismal results and how...

2017: editors nominate their highlights

From the workplace impact of Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual assault, bullying and harassment to domestic political scandals, it was a rich year for...

Local media readies for ‘Amazon effect’

 Amazon is due to launch in Australia this month, causing major disruption in the retail sector. However, its ripple effect will be felt across a...

Smart home technology ‘a platform groundbeaker’

Could smart home technology be the future? Australian publishers seem to think so, with Seven West Media and News Corp Australia seizing the opportunity to...

Publishers need to re-assess purpose: Hegarty winner

With the 2017 Hegarty Award to be presented at the PANPA Newspaper of the Year Awards next Wednesday, September 6, MACKENZIE SCOTT spoke to last...

Smart home tech the next frontier for publishers

As publishers continue to optimise smartphone strategies, a new contender has entered the Australian market in the form of smart home devices – and news...

PODCAST: Memories of Bill Leak

Bill Leak was the editorial cartoonist for The Australian up until his sudden death in early March. In this podcast, I talk to several of...