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Why ‘quality journalism’ should be left to die

This article first appeared in media and marketing blog Mumbrella. The print media inquiry, announced last week, is a bad idea. And it hasn’t been pilloried quite as much as it deserves. This is from the press release: “The Australian government believes it is incumbent upon government to ensure regulatory processes and industry structures are sufficiently […]

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News is changing at its core

News is changing at its core

“We are not dinosaurs,” The Australian tells us in an editorial on the future of news published last weekend. The paper’s intention is to justify its continued investment in its ink-and-paper product, while at the same time spruiking its forward-thinking take on digital platforms. But some of the arguments it advances are scaly and lumbering. […]

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Why Share Wars?

It is commonplace in digital news media to talk about social networking. In fact, no one gives it the full name anymore – it’s just “social”. “What are you doing in social?” “Social is our emphasis this year”, and so forth. The most meaningful result of all this talk has been the adoption of Facebook […]

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