Sydney sausage sizzle sparks Fairfax fair pay fizzle | Amanda Meade

Staff at the Herald enjoying roasting newspaper managers over the gender pay gap. Plus why did the ABC bury an award-winning Richard Flanagan documentary?Sydney Morning Herald journalists had a bit of fun for a good cause on Wednesday, holding a sausage sizzle outside their office at Pyrmont to raise awareness that the gender pay gap in newspapers is surprisingly high, according to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. Newspaper publishing pays its female employees on average 23.2% less, and that is across the board – not just journalists. Staff sold sausages on a roll for a gold coin and donated the proceeds to the Luke Batty Foundation. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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Fairfax's warm glow short-lived amid cuts, strike and Sheehan debacle | Amanda Meade

With the SMH brand celebrating its 185th year, record readership figures and even a $27m profit, further cuts have provoked anger among Fairfax staff As the Sydney Morning Herald looks forward to its 185th birthday next month staff had been celebrating the fact that the masthead is the most... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The more things change, the more they stay the same”—the old saw describes the state of Christian fiction in 2012. Try to spot inspirational fiction trends for spring, and you could get run over by an Amish buggy. But could the bonnet craze be cooling off? As PW looks at the category at the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Clive Palmer buys huge ad to push plan to fund malaria drug as possible cure for Covid-19 | Amanda Meade

Mining magnate took over page two and three of the Australian for his grand scheme. Plus: News Corp journos forced to take leaveOn Friday the Australian published a double-page advertisement paid for by the mining magnate Clive Palmer, promoting his plan to fund 1m doses of the malaria drug... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hammond vows to make tech companies pay ‘fair share’

Philip Hammond vowed to make tech giants pay their “fair share” of tax in yesterday’s Spring Statement.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New European digital tax to ensure Amazon pays 'fair' share

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ABC boss Michelle Guthrie muddles her answers – then wields the axe | Amanda Meade

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Freshman Ethan Anderson sparks Fairfax over Westchester, 47-43

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Labour would 'aggressively' target Amazon and Google to pay fair tax

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In the UK, Traditional Publishing’s Pay for Authors “Not Fair”

In the UK, the Society of Authors’ chief executive claims that traditional publishers’ terms 'are no longer fair or sustainable' for author's to make a living. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Fairfax to pay Kim Williams $95,000 plus legal costs after inaccurate article

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Fairfax Launches Digital Subscriptions for The Sydney Morning Heald and The Age

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Hairy hobbit feet and elfin cloaks took over the Frankfurt Book Fair this weekend as JRR Tolkien fans dressed to impress Weta Workshop’s Sir Richard Taylor. Continue reading at Stuff

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London Book Fair Names Singapore’s Jeremy Tiang ‘Literary Translator of the Fair’

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