We can easily point at Donald Trump for stoking the fires, but it is the media that is equally to blame for such obvious political division.
This week’s drama with the ABC illuminates the power that journalists still hold, and how they will continue to hold power over the politicians who look to seek influence over them.
In the wake of the historic merger between Nine and Fairfax, I’m thinking that maybe we need to rethink how our news is funded.
In the age of post-truth, official lies and muffled press, we need one thing from our journalists: the truth, and nothing but the truth.
While moments of social change won through social media might seem worthwhile, what it enables is something else entirely.
Watching the rescue of the soccer team in a Thai cave has kept our attention. But why do we care so much about them, and view something like the Manus issue differently?
Well, it’s seemingly official. We Australians are not comfortable in sharing our take of the news online, as research indicates we care too much about what people think about us.
With the Ecuadorian President threatening to revoke Julian Assange’s political asylum if he continues to be Julian Assange, the future is desperately bleak.
Win More Clients is a marketing agency with a difference. To explain how they afford their clients more brand freedom, we sat down with their CEO, Tim Hyde.
Yesterday we lost our minds when George Christensen uploaded a questionable image to Facebook. While it was a silly thing to do, our reaction didn’t fit.
Last night, QandA discussed the damage that big business has done to the small employee. However, the unions also face work to redefine themselves in the public eye.
The new media laws are set to raze the landscape, with old voices and new operating at an increasingly hysterical pitch. Their first target, our balanced public broadcasters.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we look at the most influential CMO’s and wonder if gender-focused media will ever die.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the coming ad war, how AI turned hype into results and the equation to make the sale.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we gaze at Mary Meeker’s Internet trend report, where the tech giants will stand in the future, and Amazon’s shift into…investigative journalism?
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we bid farewell to big data, we analyse the key trends on how different generations consume media, and we illustrate why journalism is not dead.
The two cases of Abdel-Magied and Quadrant display how quick we are to judge, and show our inability to differentiate between something worth our outrage, and something not.
Each week, we will look at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the big five of tech, how short term careers are damaging the industry and the rise of the machines. Get to the board room!
Each week, we will look at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the winners of the proposed media ownership changes in Australia, the risk local journalism faces and how we can save it.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we look at the age of accountability, the AI awakening and ponder if it’s time to break up Google.
Those parents who blame the Internet for the ease of horror on developing minds should know that they’re the primary news source of Junior’s (mis)understanding.