brisbane newspapers

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The Courier-Mail newspaper is published regularly by News Corp Australia in Brisbane, Australia and comes in tabloid format.

The Courier-Mail

Launched as the Moreton Bay Courier in 1846, Queensland’s inaugural newspaper. Subsequently known as the Brisbane Courier and acquired by News Corp in 1987. Now known as The Courier-Mail and published both online and in print format with an extensive website featuring daily briefings and podcasts curated specifically by News Corp’s editorial staff.

The Courier-Mail has earned itself a reputation as an outlet that publishes stories that challenge politicians and public figures with unwavering criticism, often with contentious results. An example would be their coverage of an accusation made against a Brisbane police officer of racially discriminating against a female citizen; another featured an illustration depicting Indonesian President Joko Widodo with bloodied hands to protest his decision to execute two Australian drug smugglers.

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The Brisbane Times

Brisbane Times boasts over 784,000 monthly readers and features world-class journalism online and off. Part of Nine Publishing’s network, Brisbane Times also hosts popular brands like Domain, Good Food and Traveller.

Property developer and master planning expert Peter Sherrie believes developers will never again design suburbs characterized by single-block homes. Instead, he observes new houses being constructed on greenfield sites or medium density developments such as Forest Lake’s town cottage lots priced at $99,000 that surround community parks and an exclusive district scale sports facility.

Queensland capital Brisbane offers numerous markets offering fresh seasonal produce as well as art, records and records from local artists and musicians. Jan Powers Markets are particularly well known in Queensland while Davies Park is often visited for art events, street food offerings and musical entertainment.

The Sunday Mail

The Sunday Mail is an industry giant, known for its exclusive headlines and detailed reportage. Devoted to providing quality journalism that keeps readers up-to-date with current affairs via intelligent analysis and entertaining features, The Sunday Mail also boasts a dedicated 24-page section covering arts, books and culture as well as media and entertainment reviews as well as featuring the Financial Mail on Sunday which caters specifically for small businesses.

The newspaper is owned by Lord Rothermere’s DMGT and boasts an astounding circulation of 2,0550,132 copies – making it Britain’s best-selling Sunday paper with its conservative, tabloid format.

Recent cost-cutting measures by owner DMGT have resulted in the departure of many journalists at The Herald newspaper, such as news editor Ben Felsenburg and business editor Neil Craven – high profile departures included news editor Ben Felsenburg and business editor Neil Craven – as well as staff from its Metro freesheet titles. Furthermore, this newspaper has faced accusations from Non Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) as well as Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai that it is biased in favour of government.

The Catholic Leader

The Catholic Leader is Australasia’s best-selling Catholic newspaper. Boasting articles from Brisbane Archdiocese, this weekly publication includes faith stories, news, politics and current affairs from around Australasia – plus it showcases ‘Catholic Voices’ which shares perspectives of those working within and supporting Catholicism as well as those simply admiring her work.

Catholic leaders play an essential role in challenging secular ideological trends within Catholic institutions that undermine the Gospel message and truth about human nature, including an ethical approach to abortion. Unfortunately, when these challenges come from bishops themselves, their response can often prove alarmingly harsh.

The Catholic Leader is Australia’s oldest Catholic newspaper, having been published since 1929.