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Major parties decide there's no need for media royal commission
Major parties decide there's no need for media royal commission

After just a day's Senate hearings, both the Coalition government and Labor have decided there is no need for an Australian royal commission into media diversity.

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Media diversity inquiry hears about when Rupert 'pops in'
Media diversity inquiry hears about when Rupert 'pops in'

Rupert Murdoch doesn't tell Australian editors what to write, but many get opportunities to learn what he thinks, senators learned today.

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India 'using archaic laws' to punish journos, says WAN-Ifra
India 'using archaic laws' to punish journos, says WAN-Ifra

WAN-Ifra's global president has written to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi urging an end to legal actions he says "threaten to undermine press freedom".

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Phillips 'nearer home' with NLA role as awards are extended
Phillips 'nearer home' with NLA role as awards are extended

Having moved back the US to be closer to her family, Mary-Katharine Phillips has joined the News Leaders Association.

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Media owners recruit new Melbourne-based chief
Media owners recruit new Melbourne-based chief

Australian media owners' lobby group ThinkNewsBrands has announced the appointment of Vanessa Lyons as general manager.

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Beecher calls for 'social licence' to support journalism
Beecher calls for 'social licence' to support journalism

Publisher Eric Beecher has weighed in on the side of Google and Facebook, refuting claims that they have destroyed the business models of major publishers.

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Zuckerberg calls Frydenberg, while Microsoft says it's 'ready' to step in
Zuckerberg calls Frydenberg, while Microsoft says it's 'ready' to step in

The phone has been running hot between the tech giants and key Australian politicians, according to treasurer Josh Frydenberg.

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Australian of the Year honour marks journalists' fight
Australian of the Year honour marks journalists' fight

A media campaign to change gag laws affecting rape victims has seen sexual abuse advocate Grace Tame named 2021 Australian of the Year.

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Media at the centre as China tightens controls
Media at the centre as China tightens controls

Two Asian media moguls are feeling the brunt of China's push for greater control in the region.

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Free seminars help news leaders learn to cope with trauma
Free seminars help news leaders learn to cope with trauma

A series of four free webinars address the unprecedented demands placed on newsrooms, not only by COVID-19, but by climate disasters and increased civil conflict.

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Reilly 'humbled' to be taking on legacy of Hearst's Examiner
Reilly 'humbled' to be taking on legacy of Hearst's Examiner

They're expanding on Nob Hill... or rather the owner of the Nob Hill Gazette is expanding with the purchase of the San Francisco Examiner, once owned by William Randolph Hearst.

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Ownership change sees Stuff tackle its own racist reporting
Ownership change sees Stuff tackle its own racist reporting

An investigation into how New Zealand publisher Stuff portrayed Māori throughout its history has led to a report and public apology.

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Ads down, duty up, Times Group halts daily Mirror editions
Ads down, duty up, Times Group halts daily Mirror editions

Fears are that investigative local journalism will be a casualty of Bennett, Coleman & Co's closure of two Mirror editions.

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Leading roles for Kendall, Duffy in ACM succession
Leading roles for Kendall, Duffy in ACM succession

After having first been brought in to review operations in 2019 and then joining as chief revenue officer, Tony Kendall has been named for the top job at Australian Community Media.

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Freelancers take over as 16 photographers, nine more go at News
Freelancers take over as 16 photographers, nine more go at News

Further centralisation of News Corp's Australian operations will see 25 more editorial jobs go before Christmas.

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WEF's 'science journalism' event shows power of COVID data
WEF's 'science journalism' event shows power of COVID data

In many respects, this is what WAN-Ifra does best. With no opportunity for landmark events such as the IfraExpo, the group is getting down to the 'nuts and bolts' of journalism with events like today's WEF Science in the Newsroom event.

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ABC revisits Murdoch influence, while Williams finds it all 'absurd'
ABC revisits Murdoch influence, while Williams finds it all 'absurd'

With a Senate inquiry set to start, there's tacit acceptance that the Royal Commission former prime minister Kevin Rudd and more than 500,000 others asked for will not take place.

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Over it and out? Hugh Marks on why he's quitting Nine
Over it and out? Hugh Marks on why he's quitting Nine

Whatever the reason - and media today have mentioned the names of two women - Hugh Marks is leaving Nine Entertainment, after an upbeat annual meeting and an exciting five years.

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Hanson-Young inquiry to probe Murdoch 'power and influence'
Hanson-Young inquiry to probe Murdoch 'power and influence'

Australian Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young will chair the Senate inquiry she asked for.

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'Last stand' for Australian Allan as News changes tone in US
'Last stand' for Australian Allan as News changes tone in US

Just as Col Allan - architect of News Corp's snappy headlines in New York and Australia - is retiring, the Post has moved to an unfamiliar Trump-critical stance.

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Petition tabled, but don't mention the M-word
Petition tabled, but don't mention the M-word

Kevin Rudd's petition, promoted under the #MurdochRoyalCommission hashtag, has been tabled in the Australian parliament.

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CNN follows up on Rudd's half-million petition signatures
CNN follows up on Rudd's half-million petition signatures

A five-minute video interview underpins CNN Business's report on Kevin Rudd's petition calling for an inquiry into the dominance of the Murdoch media empire.

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How defeated presidential candidate won by keeping papers close
How defeated presidential candidate won by keeping papers close

Sara April of US merger-and-acquisition firm Dirks, Van Essen & April tells the story of the 1920 battle between two newspaper publishers.

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Thoughts on freedom as media law primer launches
Thoughts on freedom as media law primer launches

Topics including the training of law reporters, the divide between social and institutional media, and of course, press freedom were canvassed at an online event to launch a new report on Indian media law.

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More value news since COVID, especially young, UK survey finds
More value news since COVID, especially young, UK survey finds

A new Newsworks study explores the role of news brands in a contemporary landscape under the theme, World without News.

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