The West Australian Newspaper Apologized Over Racist Cartoon Slur

The West Australian Newspaper has officially apologized for the racist cartoon slurs published in their paper on Monday, with a front page apology expected to be published today (1st, July, 2020). Offensive wordings used in The Modesty Blaise comic strip have cause outrage within the community. The West also stated that the comic will no…

Missing Journalist: the story continues…

By Cassandra Elliott. Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been missing since he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2nd to get paperwork to marry his Turkish fiancé. His fiancé waited outside for hours, but the 59-year-old has not been seen since. The journalist has written pieces for The Washington Post that are…

OPINION – The Liberals versus ABC Journalists

Opinion written by Dr Ian Cook, Murdoch University Senior Lecturer In Global Politics & Policies  Justin Milne’s resignation as chair of the ABC is yet another moment in an ongoing feud between the Liberal Party and ABC journalists. Allegations that he tried to fire journalists who were “hated” by the Australian Government were the reason that…

News Corporation Reports $817 million loss as newspapers lose value

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has recorded an $817 million loss across the year as the values of its newspaper mastheads declines. Despite $40 million in cuts to many of its papers and a profit of $300 million last year News Corp has been unable to slow the loss of money as print media is abandoned…