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Quick Post: Holmes uses the wrong framework to discuss @TheNewDaily_ #auspol

Over on the Sydney Morning Herald, Jonathan Holmes — former host of ABC’s Media Watch — has analysed the relationship between the new media service  808 more words

The Esoteric

The end of newspapers?

An article by Eric Beecher in The Monthly ((Australian politics, society and culture) is predicting the end of major printed newspapers in Australia, and the end of journalism as we have known it in our lifetimes. 1,125 more words


Who will pay for quality journalism?

Eric Beecher, a former editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, says its publishing company, Fairfax, is dying.

In a lengthy article in The Monthly (3600 words), he explains why and ponders questions about the kind of medium that will replace newspapers and the business model that will pay for quality journalism. 26 more words

Inside Journalism

Do we "dumb down" the news for online journalism?

It has become apparent through my studies in Online Journalism that although not everyone is a fan of the new journalistic models, online news is in fact the way of the future. 405 more words

Journalism’s crisis is everyone’s crisis. Can quality journalism survive the internet revolution?

Sunday 24 June audio here
Eric Beecher, Chairman, Private Media
A Horizon SA Forum presented by the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre celebrating UniSA’s 21st birthday… 6 more words


Get political

Feel like a bit of grit in your Saturday?

Power Without Responsibility

Over the last 10 years, The Australian has become one of the most prominent conservative political campaigners in this country – so comfortable in this assumed role that in an editorial in September 2010, the paper announced that it believed the Greens ‘should be destroyed at the ballot box’. 352 more words

MWF Events

The Privacy Imperative in the Information Age: Keating on the media, and the media on Keating.

By Jake Goldenfein and Prof. Megan Richardson

On the 4th of August 2010, former Prime Minister Paul Keating delivered a speech titled ‘The Privacy Imperative in the Information Age “Free for All”’. 2,019 more words