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WikiLeaks: what Australia got from the NSA’s commercial spying

WikiLeaks: what Australia got from the NSA’s commercial spying

The vast mass surveillance system established by the National Security Agency and its partners like Australia aren’t about stopping terrorist attacks but about helping our companies make a buck. New documents from WikiLeaks show how.

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Rundle: Freedom Boy and Eeyore’s Q&A misadventure

Rundle: Freedom Boy and Eeyore’s Q&A misadventure

Paul Kelly and Tim Wilson did their valiant best to attack the ABC for allowing Zaky Mallah to ask a question on Q&A. It did not go so well …

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The least trusted newspaper in Australia is …

The least trusted newspaper in Australia is …

The Daily Telegraph remains Australia’s least trusted newspaper, while Laurie Oakes is undisputed champion of Australian journalists, today’s Essential Report shows.

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What’s it like to edit a newspaper half of readers distrust? Editors respond

What’s it like to edit a newspaper half of readers distrust? Editors respond

Many of the editors of newspapers featured in Essential’s “trust in media” survey have dismissed the results. Surprise, surprise.

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Tips and rumours

Did Bridget McKenzie now know about the Greyhound? … Malcolm Turnbull silent on Wickr … Labor Herald’s hat in hand …

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Where did the $40 million we sent to Cambodia go?

Australia spent $40 million to resettle asylum seekers in Cambodia … but how is it being spent?

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Australian journalist faces jail under Thailand’s troubling ‘justice’ system

Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian are facing court — and the possibility of seven years in jail — for republishing a single paragraph of a Reuters story the Thai government disapproved of.

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The Labor Herald is still Pozible … maybe

The publication Labor is calling “Labor’s Crikey” is asking for more money.

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Buddy, can you spare a dime (to read Andrew Bolt)?

News Corp may be trying to get expose more affluent, educated readers to its tabloid papers, with a new promotion allowing The Australian’s readers to get a tabloid for an extra 10 cents.

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Media waltz right past Matildas, showering loser Socceroos with love

The Matildas have consistently outperformed the Socceroos — but you wouldn’t know it from the pitiful media coverage they get, writes freelance journalist Brihony Tulloch.

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Essential: voters split on troops to Iraq, Greens widen Labor’s lead

Voters are split on whether Australian soldiers should take the fight to Islamic State, Essential Report shows, while women face greater economic uncertainty in retirement.

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A 2010 timeline: Julian Assange leaks, the iPad launches, Crikey turns 10

Gillard knifes Rudd, Julian Assange makes Wikileaks famous and the first iPad hits shelves.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"I didn't leave any stone unturned preparing. In the end, obviously it's disappointing to lose."

"Guess I'll have to cultivate some other skill to make money."

Lleyton Hewitt
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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