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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.

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 from over 1,300 entries.  

Trust equals success: Jarrod Dicker

Jarrod Dicker, founder of Po.et, made it clear in his presentation at the INFORM News Media Summit that value and success is not measured as it should be.

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…

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…

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.”

Two routes to a new future

Publishers can choose to chase audience or authority. SIMON HOLT weighs up both approaches, and argues news organisations are so intent on maintaining levels of print penetration that they are missing opportunities to create real business models.

Advertiser takes honours in SA Media Awards

The Advertiser’s state political editor Daniel Wills has been named Journalist of the Year at the SA Media Awards in Adelaide. Mr Wills received the…