Links to transcripts of the 2012 AN Smith and Andrew Olle Media Lectures plus the Australian Story episode on retiring Fairfax reporter Malcom Brown have been added to the USEFUL LINKS page.
Details of the SBS and ABC indigenous reporting protocols can now also be found on that page.
This question is addressed in a three-year study conducted by Dr Penny O’Donnell and Dr David [...]
Each year journalists are reminded of their apparently low public standing with the release of the annual Image of the Professions Survey by Roy Morgan Research, which rates 30 professions according to their perceived honesty and ethical standards.
In 2012, print journalists fared a little better than the previous year [...]
If you are a student in a Journalism course, the upheaval in the Australian media of mid-June 2012 might leave you wondering about your job prospects. If this is the case, it’s worth remembering that very few of the graduates of Australian Journalism courses have found work over the past few years in the major [...]
June 20: For the second time in a few days, the Australian media was shaken by another round of rationalisations, this time at News Limited. Staff were told there would be job cuts but no details were released. News Ltd. will move to a one-newsroom per city model and seek to eliminate duplication in its [...]
In a move the ABC called ‘possibly the beginning of the end of broadsheet newspapers’, Fairfax has signalled massive changes to its operations. The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age will shrink to tabloid format from 2013. Online delivery of editorial content will be prioritised. Paywalls will be erected for premium online content. The company [...]
May 18 2012: A new page added to the site: Best Apps for Journalists. And the list of films and TV series about journalists and journalism continues to grow.
April: new page on the site – From the Vaults – devoted to old technology.
British newspaper The Guardian has produced a wonderful illustration of the modern news cycle in these days of social media and user-generated content. The video considers how the story of the three little pigs might be covered today. Take a look.
For a little background on the production, [...]
If you’re following the Australian news media here are three essential resources – one television program, one newspaper supplement and one column.
The Australian newspaper’s Media and Marketing supplement can be found every Monday – at the back of the Business section.
Also on Mondays – ABC TV airs Media Watch at 9.15 pm. You can [...]