Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has been accused of hypocrisy over apparent dual standards on freedom pf the press.
Australia's three other largest publishers are following News with a decision to no longer publicly report their circulations.
America's News Media Alliance says protections would still be needed if Facebook were to license news on its platform.
Australian competition regulator the ACCC is gearing up for a court battle with five "continuing investigations" likely to end up with prosecutions.
Nine Entertainment and former Fairfax staff will share a home following a deal which brings them together in a new $1.2 billion tower in North Sydney.
Sale of more of Western Communications' portfolio of newspaper will go ahead after a federal bankruptcy judge in Oregon approved the sale of the Union Democrat.
An additional inquiry on press freedom - away from the pressure of Coalition control - is in the sights of Australia's Labor members.
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines are among countries studied in a new WAN-Ifra report on press freedom.
Australia's media companies could be stuck with the market dominance of Facebook and Google, but taxation could be used to make their competition fairer.
Media companies behind a "right to know coalition" have detailed their demands following the case put to Australia's National Press Club during last month's Press Freedom: On the Line calls.
A new duty on imported newsprint has brought an immediate response from publishers.
Australian publishers' group NewsMediaWorks has questioned the accuracy of PwC's print advertising forecasts for 2019-2023.
Journalism comes at a price of $207 a year, according to new investigative site INQ set to start at the end of this month.
With a second bill introduced to allow US publishers to negotiate with Google and Facebook, the News Media Alliance has produced a video making the case for supporting local and regional journalism.
As world editors were agreeing a motion censuring countries including the UK on press freedom issues, federal police were raiding the home of an Australian journalist who disclosed new plans to snoop on the public.
The two Australian children of Rupert Murdoch have found their way to 18th and 22nd on the 2019 Australian Financial Review's rich list thanks to their father's Disney deal.
Moves to tidy News Corp Australia's regional and community newspaper interests include 'glossing over' part of its Quest distribution area in northern Brisbane.
News Corp has turned to print for a new agriculture magazine with a 700,000-strong audience.
It began in 1971 with an idea from The Sun's US correspondent, now the Sun-Herald City2Surf has been sold to Chinese-owned Ironman Group as part of a $31 million deal.
Only five per cent of Australians don't read news media, most turning to digital formats for the content.
Conrad Black, at one time a substantial shareholder in Fairfax Media and a long-time associate and political ally of Donald Trump, has been granted a full pardon by the US president.
WAN-Ifra is urging delegates to attend its World News Media Congress event in Glasgow next month "because your voice matters".
After's 2018 'year of techlash', WAN-Ifra has released a report looking at the remedies adopted by governments to combat disinformation.
The 30 US and international media organisations in the One Free Press Coalition have joined the Press Freedom Partnership, founder the Washington Post has reported.
Straits Times publisher Singapore Press Holdings has teamed with venue owner Perennial to co-brand a series of events.
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