This report shows that Australian news consumers think the news media are doing a good job helping them to understand events and keeping them up to date. On the negative side, the number of Australians with high interest in news has fallen, news avoidance has...
The Digital News Report 2019 lead author, Professor Caroline Fisher, told The World Today that concern about fake news was highly dependent on demographics, which was cause for concern.
News publishers are pursuing a variety of strategies around voice, with broadcasters generally more proactive than newspapers. While some remain to be convinced about the need to invest heavily today, most believe that voice will significantly affect their business over the next decade.
In a deal that confirms the financial viability of published newspapers remains pressured, Fairfax Media and News Corporation Australia have agreed to share their printing sites.
Custody abductions and filicides-suicides are not every day occurrences and typically become ‘media events’. Through an analysis of newspaper representations of two custody abductions and one filicide-suicide, this article examines the role played by fathers’ rights discourse in the construction of the separated father in...
The growth of the internet as a popular news and advertising medium has spawned a deep
structural adjustment process in the Australian newspaper industry. The emergence and
rapid growth of online competition in the advertising market has greatly eroded the...