Investigating a sustainable future for public interest journalism



Communications Minister addresses National Press Club

Contractions continue in Australian news landscape: September and quarterly report

King Island’s strong public interest journalism, and an increase in news outlets: August News Data Report

Five birthday wishes from Croakey Health Media

PIJI extends news sampling to cover national referendum

PIJI marks World News Day

Further closures, and a vibrant Darwin news market: July report

Interview: Rebuilding local news in the US

Feedback open on funding and governance of ABC and SBS

Areas without print or digital news increase: PIJI research

Happy birthday to commercial radio!

The state of news in the UK

Industry News

PIJI Coverage

Media Releases

PIJI welcomes Anita Jacoby AM to Board


PIJI statement on government funding agreement


PIJI welcomes ACMA consultation paper


News Media Bargaining Code review shows need for more ACCC information gathering


PIJI welcomes federal budget funding for news media industry


News sector experiences third largest trough since COVID-19


Australia can learn from US models of philanthropy for journalism


PIJI welcomes new minister for communications


PIJI data shows high number of news outlets not covered by News Media Bargaining Code


PIJI welcomes regional newspapers inquiry report


PIJI shows emerging gaps in Australia’s news coverage for the first time


PIJI unveils Full Picture database


Industry Research

(Please note this is research produced by other organisations, not PIJI)


PIJI sends out a monthly newsletter to subscribers, featuring news and key developments from around the sector.

October Newsletter

In this month’s edition, our data reveals recent market changes, research shines a light on the impact of losing a local paper, and all the latest news from the sector.


September Newsletter

In this month’s edition, a new board member joins PIJI's board, and the latest data on public interest journalism in Australia.


August Newsletter

In this month’s edition, we reveal the latest quarterly and monthly data from the Australian News Data Report, share a special audio-led blog about the results of the Digital News Report and mark a milestone for commercial radio.


July Newsletter

In this month’s edition, we take stock of a bumper round of changes in the Australian News Index; we recap PIJI on the radio discussing how to support local news; and we showcase three feature articles that take a deep dive into local news offerings out in the regions.


June Newsletter

PIJI’s Australian News Data Report: April 2023 edition is now available and for the first time, we are including a new data set of news outlet ownership. Furthermore, PIJI is pleased to reveal our new website.


May Newsletter

March quarterly data now live on the PIJI website, we have a federal budget round-up and PIJI's submission on the roductivity Commission inquiry into philanthropy.


April Newsletter

PIJI releases submission to ACMA Framework consultation, February Australian News Data Project report now live and new Deakin research shows importance of rural media.


March Newsletter

March quarterly data, Federal Budget round-up, Productivity Commission inquiry into philanthropy, News measurement submissions now available & Reuters report on press freedom


February Newsletter

PIJI submission to ACMA framework consultation, PIJI news sector research, Deakin research shows importance of rural media & Industry News & Events


January Newsletter

PIJI welcomes ACMA consultation on a measurement framework for news diversity and localism, while December Australian News Data Report shows persistent trend towards lower news availability in the regions.


December Newsletter

PIJI has become a credible, evidence-based voice for the health of public interest journalism in Australia. Our 2021/22 highlights include The Australian News Mapping Project, Local News Producers Map, The Australian News Index, The Australian News Sampling Project.


November Newsletter

October Australian News Data Report features new case studies. They are part of the Australian News Sampling Project’s pilot phase in which PIJI is rigor testing our research framework and methodology before broader application from 2023 onward.