Guardian Australia’s Melbourne bureau chief Melissa Davey’s investigation into the disgraced gynaecologist Emil Shawky Gayed, which sparked a police investigation and independent inquiry, was awarded Walkley
An international alliance of medical experts has accused the BBC of using “medically inaccurate” and biased “dangerously emotive” language after the corporation refused to stop describing US legislation
MPs have condemned the Jeremy Kyle Show as a forum for tearing people apart in a “Roman Colosseum-type way”, as ITV executives tried to defend the treatment of participants in reality shows including Island.
Media executives have united to call on the government to amend a range of laws to protect journalists and whistleblowers after a series of widely condemned raids on media organisations by the Australian
A columnist and sketch writer for the Australian, James Jeffrey, has resigned to join opposition leader Anthony Albanese’s staff as his speech writer. Jeffrey, who has worked for the News Corp publication
A picture of Boris Johnson holding hands with his girlfriend Carrie Symonds features on several front pages today, though many papers express cynicism about the timing and staging of the pic. “What a on,”
The News Corp tabloid newspaper the Herald Sun is offering journalists a financial bonus of between $10 and $50 for driving digital subscriptions and traffic through their own stories. If readers land
Media companies being sued by the former Northern Territory youth detainee Dylan Voller are liable for comments on their Facebook pages, a judge has ruled in a landmark decision. Justice Stephen Rothman
Thousands of BT customers who watch its sports channels will be hit with price rises of up to £48 a year, starting at the end of next month. The telecoms giant has confirmed that customers with the Classic,
The ABC has asked the federal court to set aside the warrant that authorised the Australian federal police raid earlier this month and to demand the return of seized files. The AFP raided the broadcaster
The Nine Network discovered the power of ARMY, the self-described fanbase of South Korean boy group BTS, after they ran a segment on the band on 20 to One, a show that lists global crazes and viral content.
The BBC will consider “additional steps” in its vetting process for guests following a debate between Conservative leadership candidates. Media watchdog Ofcom received 31 complaints about Our Next Prime
Adverts for the bookmakers William Hill and Paddy Power Betfair appeared in a mobile phone app approved for seven-year-olds, featuring cartoon characters such as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, in an apparent
Political protest, spotting fake news and taking control of new technology comes naturally to the UK’s under 10s, the so-called Alpha generation and the first cohort born into the fully-fledged social
As generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a political fight against Mitch McConnell, the longest-serving Republican Senate majority leader in US history. But entertainer
Jon Stewart has delivered a scathing rebuke of Congress and its handling of benefits for 9/11 first responders and victims, telling US lawmakers their “shameful” inaction is “an embarrassment to the country”.
The ABC has become the unwitting target of one of Donald Trump’s famous Twitter tantrums, with the US president labelling the Australian public broadcaster “fake news”. But in a classic case of mistaken
The Evening Standard and Independent have asked the government not to investigate the news outlets’ Saudi Arabian investors, saying the UK media industry could become financially unsustainable if officials
The Countryfile presenter Anita Rani has accused TV executives of giving “posh white men” a free pass to make documentaries about trains in India while requiring her to justify why she should present not
The BBC has confirmed plans to make most over-75s pay the TV licence fee, arguing that it is the only way to avoid closing channels and making substantial cutbacks. Millions of households will have to
Scotland Yard has dropped an investigation into the comedian Jo Brand, who joked about throwing battery acid, rather than a milkshake, at rightwing politicians on a BBC radio programme. Officers said would
Julian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled. The WikiLeaks founder faces an 18-count indictment, issued by the US Department of Justice, that includes