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Walkley Award-winning journalist Evan Whitton dies, aged 90

Journalistic giant Evan Whitton, most famous for uncovering police corruption and his coverage of the Street Royal Commission, has died.

Need to pay… no joke, says comedian Oliver

British comedian John Oliver has joined a growing chorus of concern about the need to pay for serious journalism to maintain its role in society....

$48m hospital upgrade after newspaper campaign

Work will begin this year on a $48 million upgrade of facilities at The Tweed Hospital, on the NSW far-north coast, following a campaign by...

New editor for Good Weekend

Executive online editor of The New Yorker, Amelia Lester, has been named as the editor of Good Weekend. She will take over from Greg Callaghan,...

Sykes honoured for contribution to journalism

Veteran financial journalist Trevor Sykes was recognised for his work over a 62-year career at the Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism last night. Sykes...

Yeates made life member of Victorian Country Press

Passionate campaigner for country newspapers Bob Yeates has been made a life member of the Victorian Country Press Association in recognition of his contribution to...

Social affairs journalist Adele Horin dies, aged 64

Former social affairs journalist at The Sydney Morning Herald Adele Horin has died at 64 after a battle with cancer. Her coverage of domestic violence,...

Geelong Advertiser celebrates 175 years

Victoria’s oldest newspaper the Geelong Advertiser celebrated its 175th  anniversary  on Thursday night with a dinner for  200 guests, including politicians, business leaders, athletes, and...

NT News to Obama: ‘We’ve got your back’

US President Barack Obama has been invited by the NT News to stay ahead of the pack on international news through a free subscription to...

Fairfax partners with Google in tech fellowship

Fairfax Media has partnered with Google to offer a fellowship to a young journalist skilled in coding and data journalism. The successful applicant will work...

SMH and The Age editors reach out to subscribers

The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald are trialling an “editor’s edition” email newsletter to subscribers to lift engagement – a move that could result...

Herald Sun in campaign to stop child drownings

The Herald Sun has joined with Life Saving Victoria in a campaign to introduce mandatory swimming lessons in state primary schools to prevent child drownings....