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Mercury editor leaves as Fairfax announces restructure

Illawarra Mercury editor Alistair Langford-Wilson has resigned ahead of a restructure of the publisher’s Illawarra and south coast operations announced on Thursday. Mr Langford-Wilson is the second…

Global round-up: Google steps into journalism

Google has announced an initiative to assist reporters and newsrooms to identify, collect and publish news. News Lab taps into Google’s own tools like Trends…

Nate campaign leads to Churchill Fellowship

Ben Martin, the journalist behind The West Australian’s hugely successful Pledge for Nate anti-drink driving campaign, has been awarded a scholarship to study successful models…

Plight of homeless student touches Age readers

A 19-year-old student living under a bridge while studying for university entrance exams is preparing to move into a house for the first time in…

Seven West executive Liam Roche to step down

Seven West Media’s chief operating officer Liam Roche has announced he will step down next month. Mr Roche served in the role for a year,…

Pejic joins Mediabrands as executives exit MediaCom

IPG Mediabrands has appointed Mark Pejic as chairman of the company’s Melbourne office, following his resignation as MediaCom Australia’s chief executive earlier this week. The…

Drive.com.au changes gear in redesign

Fairfax Media’s automotive brand Drive.com.au has been redesigned with intending buyers in mind, with a new website that allows consumers to directly ask experts about…

News consumption on rise despite ad challenges

Newspapers will survive into the future despite the continuing fall of print advertising investment and the challenges of monetising digital audiences, according to a media…

Global round-up: Buffett maintains interest in print

American billionaire investor Warren Buffett says if he saw the right newspaper he would “buy it tomorrow”. Mr Buffett made the comments in an interview…

New editor for Border Mail

Editor of The Chronicle and The Sunday Canberra Times, Niall Boyle, is the new editor of Albury-Wodonga newspaper The Border Mail. Boyle replaces current Border…

Press sales booming: Manroland

Press manufacturer Manroland has reported strong performance in 2015, in a healthy sign for the print industry. Manroland web systems have brought in more than…

How marketers and journalists can ask better questions

“It was fascinating how many people across the industry had different views…ultimately, we’re not about data – we’re about quality journalism.”