Centre for Media Transition (UTS)

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Regional news media: state of play

The Centre for Media Transition’s regional news project started in late November 2017 and since then, the state of regional news media has become a more pressing issue.

Crisis, challenge and choice in regional and local news media: the case for a service-first recovery

Regional and local media - always exposed to the vagaries of direct and indirect economic activity, population drift to larger centres and the cost/supply challenges in transport and infrastructure associated with remoteness and modest market size - is experiencing digital disruption on a greater and...

Trends in digital defamation: defendants, plaintiffs, platforms

This study shows the landscape for legal disputes around reputation is changing, as the question ‘who is a publisher’ continues to evolve. It highlights the growing influence of social platforms and websites not affiliated with media companies as the source of legal disputes.