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NewsMediaWorks CEO featured in TrinityP3 podcast on trust

“I think people are now returning to print journalism and their related websites, because they can trust them”

‘The truth is worth it’ central message behind The New York Times campaign  

Gripping video series puts the spotlight on the dangerous work investigative journalist do to deliver the truth  

NewsMediaWorks members awarded Innovation Fund grants

Several member publications received grants from the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

emma upgrade to deliver ‘the world’s most innovative and accurate cross-platform audience data’

The new audience data will deliver consistency between industry currency data sources, improve accuracy and better reflect the total audience of publisher brands.

AAP Photo of the Month

Our monthly pick for the most impactful images in news media from AAP.

Our top insights pieces for 2018   

We look back at key research findings for the year

OPINION: AI is (probably) not the end of human journalism  

2019 is predicted to be the year of artificial intelligence in news media, but is this the end of human journalism? 

Nine, NewsCorp and Seven West respond to the ACCC preliminary report into digital platforms  

ACCC Chair Rod Sims has raised concerns over the lack of regulation that digital platforms encounter in Australia.

The ACCC releases preliminary report on digital platforms

ACCC goes hard on Facebook and Google, raises concerns about the impact on news media consumers in Australia.

Australia remains in top 20 for press freedom

Australia, New Zealand performing well on index for press freedom

Innovation the key to digital transition

News media needs to be more innovative in its design to attract and retain print and digital subscribers while appealing to young people

What we learned from the 2018 Deloitte Media Consumer Survey

Social media in decline, multitasking millennials and newspaper subscriptions on the rise

NT News celebrates outlandish headlines in latest book 

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Croc!’ remembers the headlines that ‘crocked the world’

How can we regain trust in the fake news era?

“Because of the flood of information, the flood of influencers and the decline of so-called experts, how do we make decisions around who is trustworthy,...

Too good to waste: The circular economy works for news media

NewsMediaWorks responds to the NSW EPA’s discussion paper on the circular economy, Too Good To Waste.

Nielsen: Unlocking the power of the Aussie wanderlust

Nielsen’s latest insights provide a deeper understanding into the motivations and aspirations of multicultural Aussie travellers to help travel advertisers rise above the noise.

‘The Truth Builds Trust’ news media campaign to return in 2019 after successful debut

NewsMediaWorks today announced that the initial flight of its marketing campaign, ‘The Truth Builds Trust’, which promotes of the value of authentic news environments to...

Fairfax-Nine merger approved by Federal Court

Fairfax Media shareholders have voted in favour of a merger with Nine Entertainment, despite a last-minute attempt to block the deal by former Domain chief...

Emma to incorporate calibrated Nielsen Digital Content Ratings’ digital audiences

The Readership Works today announced an important innovation for Australia’s cross-platform audience insights metric emma (Enhanced Media Metrics Australia), with the first step of the...

Walkley Awards 2018: True Crime, investigative reporting and regional coverage take out top honours

The 63rd Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism were announced in Brisbane, recognising the cream of the crop in Australian journalism. The awards selected the best talent across 30 categories...

Trust report: Peter Miller

It is an incredibly exciting time for news media.  We are growing our audiences across multiple platforms.  We are delivering a highly trusted, quality environment...

Facebook lands in more strife on inflated metrics

Advertisers have launched a lawsuit against Facebook after new information came to light that indicated a further failure by the social media platform to disclose...

INFORM18 VIDEO: Hugh Marks on building trust

Hugh Marks, CEO of Nine Entertainment Co. demonstrated to the audience of the INFORM News Media Summit, that trust is connected to every transaction in...

News buoyed by 23pc lift in first-quarter revenue

News Corp has posted a 23 per cent increase in total revenue for the first quarter to $US2.52 billion, up from $US2.06 billion in the...