media

media December 16, 2017

Restructuring the ABC

Sweeping changes to ABC Radio programming are being fuelled by the broadcaster’s desire to secure a thus-far-elusive younger audience. But can it be done?

media December 9, 2017

US link to Sam Dastyari leaks

As the Labor Party searches for answers over the Sam Dastyari leaks, the United States is accused of possible collusion.

media November 18, 2017

Exclusive: Rudd calls for News Corp inquiry

Concerned about possible collusion over the NBN, Kevin Rudd is calling for a royal commission into the ‘cancer’ that is News Corp and its impact on democracy.

immigration November 25, 2017

Manus Island: Inside the brutal end game

As the government turns its back, the detention centre on Manus Island is smashed apart and the men there are brutalised.

law & crime November 18, 2017

AWU Victoria’s open audit policy

Last month’s raids on AWU offices cast suspicion over the union, but the Victorian branch provides the public with audit reports well beyond its legal obligations – which also reveal its dwindling membership and financial troubles.

media November 11, 2017

Navigating News and modern media

While social media has transformed some newsrooms, the behaviour of an abusive colleague at The Australian shows old-school cultures haven’t disappeared.

law & crime November 4, 2017

The true story of Michaelia Cash’s union raids

The AWU raids reveal the strange nexus between the Turnbull government, the federal police, The Australian newspaper and the new unions commission.

media October 21, 2017

The Hanson plot to kill the ABC

This week’s failed senate attempt to tighten control over the national broadcaster highlights the sway One Nation has over the Coalition.

media October 14, 2017

The ‘No’ case in Chinese media

Chinese Australians are seeing advertising from the Coalition for Marriage but the community’s conservative media are declining to publish views supporting same-sex marriage.

law & crime October 7, 2017

Murdoch’s failure to launch Fox here

With the collapse of Murdoch’s takeover plan for Ten, something else ended: the designs for his Sky roster to take a de facto Fox News to the mainstream.

religion September 23, 2017

How the ‘No’ case is abusing the ABC

As the debate on same-sex marriage continues, the ‘No’ case is exploiting the ABC’s charter and complaints process to gain prominence for ugly views.