55 comms will regularly post on stories relating to the rapidly changing media world.

What's the mainstream media chasing?

A provocative piece on the anniversary of the JFK assassination raises the question of the audience target of the mainstream media.

Paywalls go up but answers elusive

A major US newspaper company will erect paywalls on all of its publications. But it's not convinced the tactic will work.

Captain Sum Ting Wong and fact-checking woes

The world of viral stories is growing, for better or for worse. And there is no end in sight.

When to engage with audiences, via the NRL

A debate in the NRL about media engagement raises questions for other fields

People like penguins wearing jumpers

A story about penguins in clothes has highlighted the power of local media
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