10 tips for communications professionals from leaders in the field

CommsCon

Streem Corporate Affairs Lead Conal Hanna took to the stage at Mumbrella’s CommsCon recently to interview three leading communications professionals about the state of the industry. Entitled ‘Running at realtime: Staying in front of a news cycle that never stops’, the session featured numerous pearls of wisdom from our panel, made up of: Prue Ryan, […]

State politics rivals Canberra for page-one headlines

State politics rivals Canberra for page-one headlines

A year of COVID-induced border shutdowns has seen state politics rival Canberra for space on newspaper front pages. Streem has published its annual list of journalists at major newsrooms with the most page-one bylines in print, and ‘lead position’ bylines online. The list is traditionally dominated by federal politics reporters, and while they also featured heavily […]

Sportsbet secures media share with early Biden payout

Sportsbet secures media share with early Biden payout

To some, like ABC business reporter David Chau, it was an expensive gamble from a company who’s usually the one setting the odds. But in at least one way, Sportsbet’s decision to pay out its US election bet early has already paid off. The decision received widespread media coverage from many of the country’s biggest […]

Media’s obsession with Donald Trump reaches fever pitch

Media's obsession with Donald Trump reaches fever pitch

Former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt once wrote that we no longer live in democracies but “media democracies”, where politicians battle for attention in a news cycle predisposed to the negative and superficial. There has perhaps been no better exemplar of that theory than Donald Trump, the reality TV star turned president who has commanded unprecedented […]