Is journalism f**ked?

With thanks to Warren Ellis whose graphic novel, Transmetropolitan is essential reading for all enlightened people, and whose graphic novel you can purchase on Amazon.

It has not been a good week for journalism.

In Australia, Senate hearings were held in Sydney to discuss the viability of a levy to keep this dying industry alive. But it quickly descended into a war on the country’s public broadcaster, the ABC. Fairfax CEO, Greg Hywood, who reportedly earns a cushy bonus of around $3 million a year in exchange for cutting newsrooms in half, took the podium to claim the public broadcaster was stealing its readers.