Journalism

Murdoch’s Departure: The Media Empire’s Legacy on Journalism and Politics

Last week, At age 92, media mogul Rupert Murdoch announced his departure as chairman of Fox Corporation and News Corp.  However, it’s reported Murdoch will stay on as chairman emeritus, to guide his eldest son, Lachlan, as new head of the firm. Murdoch’s media empire  continues to have, a profound impact on the journalism industry. …

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Obsession: a survivor’s investigation into stalking

Investigative journalist, Nicole Madigan was stalked for three years. She tells her story in her new book, aptly titled ‘Obsession’. Nicole deep-dives into the crime of stalking, why perpetrators stalk, the impact on victims and the barriers they face in Australia. For support: DV Connect Mensline: 1800 600 636 DV Connect Womensline: 1800 811 811 …

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Report highlights challenges Australian journalists face

A 2023 report by the Australian Media Landscape reveals the fears and threats that surround journalists in Australia today. The survey of more than 1000 journalists showed that 98% of respondents felt that public interest journalism had been threatened in 2022, due to factors including disinformation, strict defamation laws and a lack of resources. Nearly …

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