27 July 2018
Fairfax, Nine Merger A Win For Media And Consumers
The merger of Fairfax Media and Nine Entertainment is good for media diversity, good for journalists, good for the Australian public, and demonstrates the benefits of the Turnbull government’s media reforms. An unemployed journalist who once worked for a newspaper that’s gone out of business isn’t doing much to add to media diversity. That’s the reality that those who harken back to
14 June 2018
ABC Is About Partisanship Not Diversity
The difference between the ABC and Fairfax and News Ltd is that the ABC is a $1 billion government program that provides media services to Australians. Fairfax and News Ltd are private entities that do so at their own expense and hope to earn a profit. Those small details were missing from Laura Tingle’s defence of the ABC published inWeekend AFR.