The week that was…
It was a fascinating week for those of us interested in the future of the Australian media. Collected here are quality pieces on what the changes mean for News Ltd, Fairfax and print media more generally.
Also collected are pieces on the Coalition’s political strategy, how the Prime Minister is faring, and the Rio+20 meeting.
- Phil Coorey: Why the Coalition is on a winner – it’s all about individual pain
- Dennis Atkins: Abbott steers away from the media
- Paul Kelly: Abbott’s gamble on cultural change
- Shaun Carney: Gillard looking all the poorer for throwing money at voters
- Andrew Probyn: Toxic taxes haunt two leaders
- Marius Benson: Misplaced moral lessons in the Prime Minister’s tale
- Jonathan Green: Don’t just blame the web for Fairfax’s failures
- Paul Kelly: Fairfax upheaval a risk for quality public policy
- Richard Ackland: Barbarians at the gate but there’s no need for a siege mentality
- David Penberthy: Never mind the Fairfax bollocks, newspapers can survive
- Dominic White: Now readers will call the shots at News
Future of print
- Peter Lewis and Jackie Woods: News you trust? Fourth estate was already wobbly
- GrogsGamut / Greg Jericho: Fairfax and G20 visits – What do we need? What do we trust?
- Bernard Keane: Forget charters of editorial independence – they don’t work
- Neil Chenoweth: Downsizing to a compact solution
- Colleen Ryan: Giants of print yield to evolution
- Michael Gawenda: Our politicians are missing the story on newspapers
- Glyn Davis: High stakes – can publicly funded journalism fit the gap?
- Nick Rowley: Rio+20 – small steps could get us out of the climate quicksand
- Ben Eltham: Our environmental paradox
- Jessica Irvine: Prisoners of climate hold key to future
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