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Shipping news

September 26, 2013 - 20:38 -- Admin

Australia's first media consisted of message sticks and rock paintings. As a business model it wasn't broken so nobody fixed it.Australia's second media consisted of shipping news: comings and goings at Sydney Cove, snippets of news from Mother England and ports visited along the way. New-media nerds like John Fairfax put pages out there and worried how to monetise it afterwards.