In a statement, ACM said it was reviewing the operation of its sites in Ballarat and Wodonga in Victoria, Murray Bridge in South Australia, and Canberra in the ACT.
The ongoing financial woes many media organisations around the country are facing have been exacerbated by the coronavirus crisis, prompting a wide-ranging discussion about the future of [...]
But the shift to online advertising combined with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic means that local printed newspapers are under increasing financial pressure.
Fears local councils, authorities won’t be held accountable as more regional reporters lose their jobs
Local news has long been in danger but now Australian news giant, News Corp, has announced it'll cease printing more than 100 titles and merge others. Jobs will go and media experts say so to, [...]
And with more than 150 newsrooms closing over the past 18 months in Australia, experts are concerned that many vital stories will never be told.
‘None of us know what the other side will look like’: COVID-19 culling newsrooms across regional Australia
Advocates are demanding the Federal Government provide immediate assistance to save regional Australia's shrinking commercial media, as the forced shutdown of communities continues to drive [...]