All questions are important, stupid

Watching a press conference is seeing how the news sausage is made, with "stupid" questions an essential ingredient in serving the public interest. CGM's Rebecca Munro on the unseen pressures journalists face at these events.

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Australia's defence of public interest journalism

Big tech is crying poor in the face of forced remuneration for news publishers, but that hasn't stopped the Australian Government from pushing ahead with its plan for a mandatory code. CGM's Anthony Fisk on why it's time to pay the piper.

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Fake news and the COVID rumour mill

West Australians came together in the face of adversity this week as we dealt with two crises, but our collective anxieties created an undercurrent of rumours and misinformation that was shared rapidly online. CGM's Amy Blom explains how you can check the

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Does your digital presence match your brand messaging?

Social media presents a remarkable opportunity to communicate directly with your audiences, but also provides a platform for brand damage if handled incorrectly. CGM digital specialist Anwen Pattinson reviews some common mistakes and gives her tips on the

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Will Perth’s radio shuffle pay off in the ratings battle?

Has the radio shuffle got you in a spin? CGM's Rebecca Boteler with who's who (and where) in Perth radio in 2021.

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Don’t take the bait - the dangers of careless clicking

Are you getting the media you deserve? Rebecca Munro explores why clickbait compulsion is a threat to quality journalism.

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Meet the new leader of the WA Opposition

This week the WA Liberals chose Zak Kirkup to lead them to the next state election, and with less than four months to go it's time to get to know the new leader of the Opposition. CGM's Amy Blom provides an introduction to the second-youngest West Austral

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Community engagement and a controlled border

COVID-19 changed community engagement, maybe forever. CGM's Victoria Green on why that could be a good thing.

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The many faces of successful stories

Even the most important message becomes more relatable when it's attached to a human face. CGM's Rebecca Boteler on the value of case studies.

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A roadmap for building social licence

The best way to build freight infrastructure, or develop any major project, is by working with the community, not against it. The CGM model can help you navigate this tricky process.

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