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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...

PODCAST: Is there still trust in opinion polls?

In 2016, news consumers saw opinion polls make the wrong call again and again. In this podcast, we explore whether readers still trust the polls...

PODCAST: Hywood on real estate split and digital future

Fairfax Media CEO Greg Hywood discusses the recent changes within the group, including the split with real estate arm Domain and what it means to...

Compensation call after Facebook figures ‘out 94pc’

Confirmation that Facebook figures for video content in Australia are 94 per cent lower than published has led to calls for more transparency in measurement...

PODCAST: Newspaper of the Year – The Australian

CEO of The Australian, Nicholas Gray, discusses the paper’s digital subscription strategy, Bill Leak and monetising mobile in this episode of Press Play. We also...

Regulation debate in UK sends shockwaves to our shores

Self-regulation is being promoted as a blueprint by Australian media as part of a defence to stop the British government passing legislation that would punish...

PODCAST: Future of selling advertising

Self-service, automation and programmatic for print are some of the innovations being adopted or investigated by publishers as they drive greater efficiencies inside their businesses....

Editors pick biggest stories of 2016

Donald Trump, the 7-Eleven wage scandal, Dreamworld tragedy and the Australian federal election are some of biggest stories of 2016 selected by newspaper editors. They...