Media

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Australian regional media to gain funding after 'catastrophic' ad revenue fall
More than 100 newspapers and broadcasters deemed eligible for share of $50m government funding

Daniel Hurst

28, Jun, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Legacy restored for Rachel Beer, Fleet Street's forgotten feminist pioneer
The woman who edited two national newspapers at the end of the 19th century lay in an unmarked grave

Vanessa Thorpe

28, Jun, 2020 @5:55 AM

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‘It dampens the conversation’: no more excuses for Australian media’s lack of diversity
Journalists and advocates say the talent pool is there but the country’s reporting still does not reflect who we are

Naaman Zhou

28, Jun, 2020 @2:37 AM

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Future’s bright for Mabel, Olive and lockdown’s other unlikely stars
Sports presenter Andrew Cotter – the man behind Twitter’s top dogs – is among the social media stars now being offered TV and book deals

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

27, Jun, 2020 @3:05 PM

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Ita Buttrose rejects Scott Morrison's claims the ABC's budget has not been cut
ABC chair says it ‘has been a devastating week for the ABC’ but the company refutes claims it is losing emergency broadcasting capacity

Elias Visontay

27, Jun, 2020 @12:16 AM

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UK Virgin Media users suffer broadband and TV outages
Firm confirms customers across country hit by two separate outages

Mark Sweney

25, Jun, 2020 @5:20 PM

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Richard Desmond: the former porn baron caught in a Tory scandal
Plans to redevelop printworks in London’s Docklands have put Desmond back in spotlight

Jim Waterson Media editor

25, Jun, 2020 @4:09 PM

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ABC to cut national head of emergency broadcasting position despite bushfires success
ABC management wants to eliminate the national position and instead run emergency broadcasting on a state-by-state basis.

Ben Butler, Calla Wahlquist and Elias Visontay

25, Jun, 2020 @8:16 AM

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The presses stop: final newspapers printed in dozens of Australian towns
The final front pages of many regional papers are being tweeted out this week as newsrooms close or switch to online only

Naaman Zhou

25, Jun, 2020 @5:25 AM

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ABC to cut 250 jobs, dump 7.45am radio news bulletin and axe ABC Life brand
National broadcaster will also reduce number of Australian Story and Foreign Correspondent episodes produced each year

Daniel Hurst

24, Jun, 2020 @3:39 AM

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'End of hibernation': what the papers say about England's lockdown easing
Front pages seek to balance relief with the dangers that coronavirus still poses

Graham Russell

24, Jun, 2020 @12:54 AM

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ABC board elects to take 10% pay cut amid coronavirus economic slump
Exclusive: Board’s move before unveiling five-year strategic plan comes as broadcaster faces federal government pressure to freeze wages

Katharine Murphy Political editor

23, Jun, 2020 @5:44 AM

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