Six Australian media companies seeking to join the battle against a record Aus$4.5 million (US$3.5 million) defamation payout to Hollywood star Rebel Wilson had their case knocked back on Thursday...
22 Mar 2018
CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...
31 Dec 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Australian writer Lily Brett on Tuesday won France's Prix Medicis literary award for best foreign book for Lola Bensky, a novel drawing on her experience both as a 1960s rock journalist and the daughter of Holocaust survivors.
6 Nov 2014
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Booker Prize winning novelist Richard Flanagan said he was "ashamed to be Australian" during a scathing attack on the environmental policies of his home nation.
30 Oct 2014
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Britain's Guardian newspaper yesterday launched a new online edition in Australia where print media is struggling, pledging an independent perspective and a multimedia approach.
28 May 2013
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian broadsheet newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age on Monday ditched their century-old format for tabloid in a major overhaul at ailing media giant Fairfax.
5 Mar 2013
CLEVELAND, US: The 2013 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers. The Tabbies, the editorial and design awards program run by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), is again partnering with the US's American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), New Zealand's Magazine Publishers Association (MPA), South Africa's SAFREA, Australia's Society of Editors NSW and the Magazine Publishers Association of South Africa (MPASA).
10 Jan 2013
Renowned South African author and Nobel literature laureate Prof JM Coetzee on Monday (10 December) urged young male graduates to consider a career in education.
11 Dec 2012
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Struggling Australian media giant Fairfax Wednesday insisted it would print newspapers for as long as they were profitable, but admitted disappointment at its floundering share price.
25 Oct 2012
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian media giant Fairfax Wednesday said editorial independence was at the core of the company, as mining magnate Gina Rinehart pushes for greater influence at the respected newspaper firm.
29 Jun 2012
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The world's richest woman Gina Rinehart has increased her stake in Australian media group Fairfax, the company said Monday, as she lashed out at the chairman after being denied a board seat.
29 May 2012