It is almost like a formula: in my experience, the newsrooms where transformation happens faster and more efficiently usually have new hires in high positions involved.
When an e-marketer splashed a headline that said around 80 per cent of display ads will be traded programmatically, it immediately triggered an earnest debate about issues like transparency.
June may have ended on a sour note for Fairfax Media, but it's unlikely that the future of the Australian publisher is settled yet.
I want to commend you on your new "hard questions" initiative.
In a recent article written by Sir Martin Sorrell titled 'The Press needs (and deserves) all the friends it can get', he shows himself to be a strong believer of newspapers.
According to this Bloomberg report, the Wall Street Journal's decision to drop the "one click free" access to its paid content through Google search has led to a dramatic 44 percent drop in traffic from Google.
The trouble with frenemies is that you don't quite know whether they are, well, friends or enemies.
As Alan Joyce's Jetstar carries me down to Melbourne for PacPrint, the lady on my left is reading a Domain supplement she's saved from Saturday's paper.
On the principle that if you go in low, later increments look more impressive, TPG has now weighed in with A$2.7 billion for the whole of Australia's Fairfax Media.
When we remember what was the main task of a newsroom 20 years ago and what it is now, we can realise where the future of journalism lies in the next ten or 50 years.
2016 was the year of "fake news." It dominated the election cycle, it took over Facebook feeds and even caused crime.
Newsworks released a study in 2015 looking at the impact of a trusted and familiar context on readers' responses to brands advertising in these environments.
You could be forgiven for missing the crucial part of Miranda Kerr's recent interview about her Snapchat fiancée Evan Spiegel.
There's still revenue - and a strongly engaged audience to be had in print for publishers with time to invest in it, writes Peter Coleman
John Juliano returns to discuss Trump and the business of selling
Let's be frank. The Google/Facebook duopoly is damaging journalism, and it's only getting worse.
As we are usher in what we're calling "digital platformation", we are seeing publishers that are actively transforming their businesses into digital platform companies, (writes Peter Marsh)
Stanford University tells us most young people can't tell when news is fake. The problem is more fundamental than that.
The two tempos of leaning forward and leaning back are still the rule in terms of how and when we access news and information. But the "legacy" treatment of news for digital is not what's recommended.
With a new year comes a new opportunity to shake up the media industry.
On December 29 last year, I was presented with a long service award in recognition of 30 years of loyal and dedicated service to the company.
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