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 […]

Queensland election coverage highlights differing party strategies

![Qld political leaders](/uploads/qld-election.png) If there’s one thing Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has been reluctant to discuss during the state’s election campaign it’s been borders.  Analysis by Streem of campaign media coverage lays bare the conflicting strategies of the major parties as the incumbent Labor government has sought to ensure a pandemic-focused election, while the […]

Asha Oberoi joins Streem as Insights and Reporting Lead

We’re delighted to announce that Streem has appointed former Storyful Executive Director Asha Oberoi to the new role of Insights and Reporting Lead. Oberoi drove customer intelligence for Storyful until News Corp closed the company’s APAC commercial operations in May this year. She brings substantial insights, reporting and social media experience to Streem where she […]

The shocking truth about earned media

Imagine what it might cost to have your CEO granted an interview by breakfast TV in which she could extol your company’s values and objectives. Add to that 100 articles about your company running at the top of all of Australia’s major news websites for a total of 500 hours. Throw in a few dozen […]