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Federal Parliament launches group to tackle social media concerns

Newcastle Federal MP Sharon Claydon has launched a new group in Parliament aimed at tackling the influence of ‘Big Tech'. With former US President Donald Trump being banned from Twitter and Facebook temporarily...

Social media giant bans news content

Australians woke to the news today that Facebook was banning publishers, including the Newcastle Weekly, from sharing local, national or international news content.   It’s in response to a proposed Australian Government media bargaining...

Cyber safety expert warns against online ‘sharenting’

A Cyber safety expert has urged parents to take better protective measures when posting photos on social media. With summer holidays winding up across the Hunter Region, and many children embarking on their...

Hunter businesses can ‘shop local’ when choosing media partners

The COVID-19 pandemic represented a generational turning point.  The global disruption the virus caused to consumers, business and media has not been seen in the modern era.  With change of this magnitude the downstream...

Social media giants in Claydon’s sights

A Newcastle MP has heaped criticism upon Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack following his remarks about Donald Trump's social media conduct and is leading the way in parliament's struggle against the big...

Webinar to explore the social media world

A new webinar is set to unpack the social media and digital world for parents and carers across the Hunter. Hosted by headspace Newcastle, the educational online program will feature social media expert...