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Turnbull dobbed in sacked SBS reporter over Anzac tweets

Turnbull dobbed in sacked SBS reporter over Anzac tweets

Malcolm Turnbull took umbrage with the Anzac Day tweets of SBS’ football reporter. He took the unusual step of reporting the tweets to SBS management. Fair enough, or government overreach?

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PBS: time for high-income earners to pay more

PBS: time for high-income earners to pay more

Reforming the PBS should involve high-income earners paying more for medicines — but there are significant implementation issues.

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Rundle: on Anzac Day in Dublin and a cause worth dying for

Rundle: on Anzac Day in Dublin and a cause worth dying for

The Easter Rising was worth becoming a martyr for, but Anzac Day collapses under the weight of its own meaninglessness.

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Fundamental right of dissent falls victim to braying mob

Fundamental right of dissent falls victim to braying mob

What tweets do we have in store if even our national broadcasters won’t defend our freedom-of-political speech?

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Mayne: Slaters now silent over capital-raising controversy

The slip of a keystroke reveals that Slater and Gordon are unwilling to discuss the massive difference in investor compensation.

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Tips and rumours

Greg Hywood’s gone phishing … David Cameron likes all the footbal teams … 4BC lineup revealed …

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A 2005 timeline: YouTube is born, and Mayne finally sells

Crikey’s 15th birthday timeline is now up to 2005 — the year Youtube was born and Rupert Murdoch found the internet.

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Plus ca change … The Monthly turns 10

Australia’s magazine of ideas, The Monthly, is marking its 10th birthday.

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Zoo Weekly sexes up Anzac without VA approval

Zoo Weekly has a special Anzac centenary edition. Unfortunately, no one told the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Howard’s ‘Iraq in six pars’ letter: Saddam was a very bad leader

In official correspondence to a Canberra primary school student named Christopher, sent on April 15 2003, John Howard lays out the case for the Iraq war in six succinct paragraphs

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Media briefs: Turnbull’s war of words …pollies v journos … print ads prove weak — again …

Pollies take on journos in our defamation list, Turnbull’s war of words, and print ads prove weak — again. Plus more media tidbits of the day

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Business lays waste to government and fourth estate

Hard-hitting business journalism is more important than ever, with businesses flagrantly running roughshod over Parliament. But there are fewer and fewer journos up to (and supported in) the task.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"When you're talking about an issue like [marriage equality], it is important for the Labor party to say 'we don't agree with legal discrimination'."

"We need to do SOMETHING to win back voters from the Greens."

Tanya Plibersek
Election Deciders
The Power Index profiles the influential insiders, flacks and tabloid hacks.
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The campaign directors
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The strategists
2
The spinners
3
The unionists
4
The lobbyists
5
The ad creatives
6
The money bags
7
The TV directors
8
The tabloid editors
9

Womens Agenda

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Smart Company

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StartupSmart

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Property Observer

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