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Friendly Jordies: friend or foe to media journalism?

Saturday 14 November, 2020

Jordan Shanks, better known as FriendlyJordies, is a satirist, a self taught cross media reporter and a heavy hitting political influencer.

Local news is a hook for people to listen: Ian Cole CBAA Conference

Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Two years ago, Bourke community station 2WEB saved the local newspaper from closure and now operates The Western Herald along with its radio station.

Chairman Ian Cole told the CBAA Conference that local news has become more important that ever as other media companies pull away from local reporting.

ABC News strategy expands to digital despite cuts: Gaven Morris

Thursday 02 July, 2020

“Nothing has been left untouched.”

The ABC’s Director of News Gaven Morris explains the strategy behind the recent cut to the 0745 radio news.

In a detailed interview with Steve Ahern, Morris says there is a bigger picture than just cutting a bulletin, the change is part of the rebalancing of priorities to better serve digital audio services, as well as broadcast radio.

The picture is wrong, we are leaving out some important aspects of news: Ulrik Haagerup, Constructing Tomorrow's News

Tuesday 10 March, 2020
Ulrik Haagerup, Founder and CEO of the Constructive Institute for journalism is the keynote speaker today at a Judith Nielsen Institute function titled Constructing Tomorrow's News.

Haagerup is known for his new approach to journalism, which encourages publishers to tell all sides of the story, including solutions and the positive angles.

What do regional journalists need in a digital world

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

The University of Canberra is undertaking research into the needs of regional journalists and is asking for help from reporters in rural or regional areas.
 
The research is supported by the Google News Initiative, and the research team is sending emails out to regional journalists, inviting them to take part in a short 10 minute survey to better understand the work done and the requirements needed especially in the digital field of news gathering and disbursement.
 

Content creators must profit from the content they create: Joan Warner

Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Earlier this week we published Michael Miller's comments on Google's new strategy to deliver radio news on smart speakers.

He wasn't happy with the idea, saying that Google wanted to profit from radio news companies' journalism without paying for it.

Google's radio news plans alarming: News Corp's Michael Miller

Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Michael Miller knows news, and he knows radio.

He is now the Executive Chairman of News Corp and was previously the CEO of APN, which owns the Australlian Radio Network.

Miller is concerned by a new trend he sees happening in the emerging audio space.

Google is urging radio stations to format and bookmark their audio news content in a way that will enable the world wide search engine giant to slice and dice content to deliver it to its consumers in a way that suits their preferences.

We have a responsibility to stick to the highest ethical standards: Peter Greste #MediaLiteracyAUS

Wednesday 12 September, 2018
At this week’s Navigating the News conference in Hobart, journalist Peter Greste talked about the importance of journalists building trust with their audience.
 
But good reporting that builds trust is harder than ever in a media era that is saturated with fake news.
 
He told radioinfo, “the media landscape has shifted so much that it is almost impossible to navigate without having some sense of what’s going on behind it…
 

New studies about trust in media, smartphones... and Christmas songs

Thursday 08 February, 2018

At the start of each new year there are a range of studies and reports looking at media and journalism the past year and in the coming 12 months.

radioinfo has taken a look at four of the latest studies and summarises them for you.

 

The gift that keeps on giving - Holiday season radio listening.

Protecting journos and fact checking in the #DonaldTrump era #RDE17

Monday 20 March, 2017
Speaking at today’s RadioDays Europe conference, Hannah Storm from the International News Safety Institute made a plea for the safety of journalists.

The rise of Donald Trump and similar politicians has seen “a contagion spread and journos have become a target of that,” said Storm.

The phenomenon of fake news and the trolling campaigns and online harassment against individual journalists, lead by people like Trump “can’t be ignored” according to the News Safety Institute.

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