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Latest news: Media

Fit the Bill: why does the media only report bad news?

I’d like to see, say every three months, the local papers only report good news stories for a day.

National report offers blueprint for sustaining local mastheads

A national report into local news sustainability is challenging the perception that print newspapers are dead and is calling on governments to revise their advertising rules to help local mastheads and better target regional and rural communities.

Online trolling and sexist abuse barriers to women in media

Women are just as willing to be interviewed by media as men but are increasingly concerned about copping sexist abuse and online trolling when they do, new research from Curtin University and The Australian National University (ANU) shows.

Aussies less likely to use social media as information source in a natural disaster

New Charles Darwin University (CDU) research suggests that people are less likely to use social media as an information source during a natural disaster

Regional newspapers under threat: inquiry

The news media bargaining code is set to be reviewed as regional media organisations say they are not benefiting from it as much as metro news companies.

Public-interest publishers to seek deal with Google and Facebook

Eighteen of Australia’s small news publishers who produce public-interest journalism are to negotiating to secure commercial agreements with Google and Facebook

Broadcaster Alan Jones leaving Sky News

Controversial media personality and veteran broadcaster Alan Jones is leaving Sky News Australia.

Inquiry questions News Corp climate splash

News Corp's global head has defended the editorial independence of the company's Australian newspapers.