Australian media

Google tells Australian regulator it is not contributing to ‘the death of journalism’

In a submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission inquiry into the impact on media from digital platforms, Google says the internet has made news more diverse, specialised and accessible, and traditional media is adapting.

Journalism faces a crisis worldwide – we might be entering a new dark age

Almost anyone can use the worldwide web to be a media outlet, so how will we differentiate between truth, myth and lies?

Australian advertising industry holds talks to protect brands against extremist content

Australian Association of National Advertisers says digital media supply chain needs to be cleaned up

A PR stunt mixing beer, politics, gay rights and religion: what could possibly go wrong?

A week ago the Australian brewer Coopers was delighted to unveil a beer for the Bible Society. But after the ‘public relations disaster of 2017’ it is counting the cost of an embarrassing and potentially expensive backlash

And the star of the election’s Facebook face-off is … angry face

Streaming the leaders’ debate would make it ‘fun’, organisers suggested. But the prevailing sentiment of the online audience was fury

Mark Latham quits Financial Review after claims of derogatory tweets

‘Provocative’ AFR columnist resigns after evidence suggested the former Labor leader operated Twitter account widely taken to be a parody

Huffington Post Australia appoints Tory Maguire editor as local edition revs up

First proposed five years ago, there are signs of action at last for the digital platform’s Australian edition, which will launch in partnership with Fairfax Media