Sunday, August 26, 2012
political blogger by The Australian newspaper in 2010 served in retrospect as the moment when blogging in Australia gained something of a critical mass.
Until then, the nation's mainstream media had treated blogs as background noise, at best, unrelated to the real business of journalism and political commentary. But when News Ltd's James Massola revealed "Grog's" true identity as a Canberra public servant Greg Jericho, it was clear something had changed.
Posted by Mr D at 11:12 PM
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
"Freedom" is on the chopping block, we are told, all because a government-commissioned inquiry recommended the establishment of an independent regulator to improve the accountability of media organisations to the public and to ensure they follow the very standards they claim to uphold.
Posted by Mr D at 5:13 PM
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Posted by Mr D at 2:59 PM
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Yes, that 'multimedia' journalist was me, which is why I'm surprised to read that "everything has changed" in the last 10 years and an entire new skillset is now required of journalists. Writing quick updates for the web is a huge imposition, it seems, and a radical departure from what came before.
Posted by Mr D at 10:16 PM