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New Daily, sports media could miss out under digital code

New Daily, sports media could miss out under digital code

Several local publishers could be ineligible to negotiate with Google and Facebook under a new code of conduct.

  • by Zoe Samios

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Legal changes needed to support public interest journalism
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Legal changes needed to support public interest journalism

Two alterations to media law will provide support to serious journalism.

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Zoom out: Why video conferencing was most annoying to West Australians
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Home tech

Zoom out: Why video conferencing was most annoying to West Australians

If you found yourself swearing over lags and poor video quality while using Zoom and others, you were not alone. At times it was enough to make you want to switch on Netflix instead, with good reason.

  • by Aja Styles
ACCC takes Google to court for misleading consumers on targeted ads
Information security

ACCC takes Google to court for misleading consumers on targeted ads

The competition watchdog alleges the tech giant did not get the consent of Australian consumers to collect and use their personal information to better target advertisements.

  • by Cara Waters
Kogan misled customers by raising prices before EOFY sale, court rules
Retail

Kogan misled customers by raising prices before EOFY sale, court rules

Australia's competition regulator has won its legal battle against Kogan, with the Federal Court dismissing the online retailer's defence.

  • by Dominic Powell
Medibank fined $5 million for misrepresenting benefit claims
Health insurance

Medibank fined $5 million for misrepresenting benefit claims

Insurance giant Medibank will pay $5 million in penalties for violating Australian Consumer Law after nearly 1400 claims from its ahm customers were incorrectly rejected.

  • by Matt Bungard
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NBN Co to shed 800 jobs as network rollout comes to an end
NBN

NBN Co to shed 800 jobs as network rollout comes to an end

Staff were informed on Wednesday the headcount at the government-owned company would drop from 6300 to 5500 by the end of the year.

  • by Fergus Hunter
How a German media company brought Australia’s greatest magazine empire to its knees
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How a German media company brought Australia’s greatest magazine empire to its knees

For decades, the ACP magazine empire soared as it helped teach Australians to cook, dress, talk royalty, flirt and supercharge our sex lives. Then came the internet, new owners – and a startling freefall.

  • by Tim Elliott
Eric Beecher and regional publishers united in fight against tech giants
Media & marketing

Eric Beecher and regional publishers united in fight against tech giants

The ACCC received a submission from 88 Australian publishers that want a code between publishers and tech giants to take into account their independence.

  • by Zoe Samios
ACCC's Sims refuses to back down on rail freight sale decision
Aurizon

ACCC's Sims refuses to back down on rail freight sale decision

The competition regulator is going to the high court to scuttle the $205 million sale of Aurizon's Acacia Ridge terminal to rail freight business Pacific National..

  • by Darren Gray
When even experts can't tell a scam from the real thing
Scams

When even experts can't tell a scam from the real thing

Fraud costs Australians billions and the ACCC in a new report says that's just the tip of the iceberg.

  • by Julie Power