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Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull says there is a strong argument to change cross-media ownership rules due to the rise of the internet.
The Government is considering changes to the laws, which currently prevent common ownership of radio, television stations and newspapers in the same market.
Italy's culture minister has expressed outrage over an advertisement by a US weapons firm showing Michelangelo's David holding a rifle.
It'd be interesting to know how many of the hundreds of millions of people watching the Academy Awards on Monday switched off or hit mute, like I did, when McConaughey invoked the world's most popular imaginary friend during his acceptance speech for the Best Actor gong.
What'd be sobering, however, is how many more - at least in the US - said "Amen, brother" and crossed themselves during the broadcast.
President Vladimir Putin has delivered a robust defence of Russia's actions in Crimea, saying he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia has [quite] enough national parks and he will set up a new Forest Advisory Council to support the timber industry.
Speaking at a timber industry dinner in Canberra overnight, Mr Abbott said too much forest is currently locked up in Tasmania.
Tonight, on Channel Ten "The Project", the presenting crew had a segment with a forceful mum complaining about a photographer having dared to offer to retouch her kid's school pictures... Oulalah It hurts... But?
Prince William, Kate, baby George confirm tour stops for April visit to Australia, New Zealand
more to come...
Un-Australian and unhinged, and not doing well in the three big states, the Liberals are seeing the doom of their house, writes Bob Ellis.
A French organic winemaker could face a prison sentence and a hefty fine after refusing to spray his vines with pesticide.
Two doves — released by the Pope in a call for peace in Ukraine — have been attacked by two larger birds, in what many interpreted as an ominous sign for the country.
After some rummaging inside my pigeon loft that I cleaned thoroughly with a large serve of red ned and some cheap shoe polish, I have arrived at the startling conclusion that it could have been Martin Ferguson who fed the bullshit about the "coward" incident to the member of Batman, David Feeney.