Gladys Berejiklian is being called upon to apologise after being accused of treating a journalist with "contempt" during a terse exchange in Newcastle.
China bans the WeChat account of an online community boasting 300,000 followers despite the site's 'strict self-censorship', forming part of a broader crackdown on media sources from outside of China.
In a series of posts on Twitter, Ford says she was told a tweet about Scott Morrison did not square with a policy of not disrespecting the office of the Prime Minister.
BuzzFeed announces plans to slash its Australian workforce, and 25 staff are given redundancy letters, before general manager Simon Crerar tweets a correction saying only 11 roles will go.
The editor of WA's only metropolitan daily newspaper announces he will resign his position after almost 10 years at the helm, just weeks after he was elevated to a more senior role.
Despite a minor Fairfax shareholder's last-minute attempt to derail the deal, Nine clears another hurdle in its bid to take over the rival media company. However, lawyers for former Domain chief executive Antony Catalano say they may appeal the decision.
Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson fails in her bid for her appeal case to be heard in the High Court of Australia, after she was ordered to pay back millions of dollars she was awarded in a defamation case against Bauer Media.
Award-winning sports journalist Caroline Wilson uses her speech at the Andrew Olle Media Lecture in Sydney to reflect on sexism in sport, including the time she arrived at a football writers' dinner, only to be handed an apron and sent to the kitchen.
Tom Blackburn SC, who is representing The Daily Telegraph in its high-profile defamation case involving actor Geoffrey Rush, seeks to make an eleventh-hour amendment to the newspaper's defence.