Australian news, and some related international items

Independent media is here to stay – and to keep the politicians honest

Australian independent media on the rise, Michael West , Feb 1, 2019 The coming of the Internet was the media world’s first real game-changer.  Profits enjoyed from the 1970s to 2000s were gone and anyone could start an online news site for little cost. Independent digital media sites not only flourished but did something novel:  they engaged with their readers — especially via social media. Today, these sites attract three to four times more visitors via social media than mainstream media. Kim Wingerei reports.

February 2, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, media

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