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'It’s revenge': Inside the newsroom at the centre of a political purge

'It’s revenge': Inside the newsroom at the centre of a political purge

Media tycoon Jimmy Lai was renowned for publishing paparazzi-style stories.Then 200 Hong Kong police egged on by the Chinese Communist Party raided his Apple Daily newsroom.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw

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A country practice: why newspapers are so important outside the cities
Regional Australia

A country practice: why newspapers are so important outside the cities

Locals around Australia find a piece of themselves in their country newspaper – and will lose it if that paper folds.

  • by Ian Kenins
James Murdoch makes statement in the style of his dramatic departure
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Analysis

James Murdoch makes statement in the style of his dramatic departure

James Murdoch's resignation letter was brutally succinct, making clear his departure was a rejection of the company's direction.

  • by Matthew Knott
The heady days of a once-great magazine industry are long gone
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The heady days of a once-great magazine industry are long gone

The latest round of media executions courtesy of recently sold Bauer Media gave me pause to reflect.

  • by Andrew Hornery
'Everyone's head spinning' as Bauer axes eight magazines
Private Sydney

'Everyone's head spinning' as Bauer axes eight magazines

There will be devastating flow-on effects from Bauer Media Group's decision to close magazines including the flagship fashion magazine Harper's BAZAAR Australia.

  • by Andrew Hornery
Press Council on its knees as media groups review funding
Media & marketing

Press Council on its knees as media groups review funding

For decades the APC has handled complaints on behalf of the news industry. Now, its future is in doubt.

  • by Zoe Samios
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Dumb luck? No way. The billion-dollar smarts of the 'For Dummies' empire
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Dumb luck? No way. The billion-dollar smarts of the 'For Dummies' empire

Nearly 30 years ago, a how-to guide called DOS For Dummies was published. The reaction to the user-friendly and accessible book led to a global phenomenon.

  • by Tim Elliott
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
Big Issue back on the streets after COVID-19 break
Coronavirus pandemic

Big Issue back on the streets after COVID-19 break

Sellers of The Big Issue magazine returned to streets around Australia on Monday after being sidelined for three months during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • by Matt Bungard
Paper cuts a wake-up call for a nation of locals
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Paper cuts a wake-up call for a nation of locals

News Corp's cuts affecting more than 100 local mastheads will have a grave impact. Local news matters for a healthy democracy and the social fabric of society.

  • by Kristy Hess
End of an era as print editions of Queensland's regional newspapers cease
Coronavirus pandemic

End of an era as print editions of Queensland's regional newspapers cease

Regional Queenslanders will only get their news from digital newspapers from mid-June as a slump in advertising drives print editions to the wall.

  • by Tony Moore