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Hard-hitting, trusted news still sells, in digital and print

Traditional news media is alive and well, says The Australian’s CHRIS MITCHELL, but the free ride for digital tech giants must come to an end.

Facebook turns to trusted media to send a message of reliability

What will this year’s AdTrust data mean in Australia’s media landscape? Marketing expert MARK RITSON discusses the potential for traditional media to leverage the findings...

Fake news can make old media great again

Australian Financial Review editor-in-chief MICHAEL STUTCHBURY evaluates the role of fake news in the increasing success of subscription models in the UK and Australia and why readers...

Print growth in UK suggests green shoots for Australia

The UK newspaper industry is in a renaissance of sorts, demonstrating promising upward print trends. In a piece first published in The Australian, NewsMediaWorks CEO Peter...

Google, Facebook and Amazon blight digital landscape

The unregulated monopolies of Google and other tech giants such as Facebook and Amazon have such digital dominance that they dictate and increasingly decide what...

The Post a reminder of Australia’s precarious press freedom

Last weekend I took myself off to The Orpheum at Cremorne, surely the best cinema in Sydney, to watch The Post. I enjoy a political thriller...

The press needs to protect us from social media

Twitter and Facebook make tough reforms much more difficult, but the press can help by filtering out its excesses, not reporting them, says PETER HENDRY,...

Necessary reform at last, but not in NZ

Fairfax Media chief executive GREG HYWOOD reflects on the slow, but welcomed, reforms to media in Australia and the reasons why New Zealand needs to...

Bureaucrats create copyright havoc

Chief executive of the Copyright Agency ADAM SUCKLING slams the Productivity Commission’s treatment of creatives interests in favour of big company. Until now, copyright might...

PODCAST: Role of a newspaper columnist in 2016

Rowan Dean, a columnist for both News Corp Australia and Fairfax Media, chats about his role in an age of information overload, satire and social...

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...

Facing up to social media facts

Twitter isn’t the be all and end all for journalists in the social space. Australian reporters should also embrace the social network most of the...