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Be wary of ‘watch lists’

Crikey readers have their say about ASIO overreach and what, if anything, could have been done to prevent Monday’s Sydney siege.

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Media briefs: Taylor to Seven … subtlety is for chumps … farewell Colbert …

Foreign Correspondent’s Steve Taylor is the new head of Channel Seven’s Sunday Night. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

Charities to find out funding before Christmas … Muslim community cast off Monis in 2007 … Twitter catches the wrong Crook …

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Crikey says: Merry Christmas!

We’ll be taking a short break and will be back in your inboxes after the festive season. Thanks for reading in 2014 — have a safe and relaxing holiday.

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Real pro-business advocates act on climate change — just ask Maggie

A company board that ignores a clear and present danger to its business is negligent — and climate change is that clear and present danger, writes Dr Geoff Edwards, president of the Royal Society of Queensland.

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A Sydney siege inquiry is just what Abbott wants

Crikey readers have their say on the Sydney siege and the challenges facing those in remote indigenous communities.

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Media briefs: one thing in common … Oz v Press Council part 857 … In from the cold …

The Age has had a mortifying morning after mixing up Waleed Aly and Nazeem Hussain. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

Moving and shaking at Immigration … Queensland election sooner than we thought? … Rupert reads more than his papers …

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Crikey says: the Right’s commitment to fear, not hope

Immigration dept insider slams “militaristic” approach. The Age’s Green Guide declares all brown people look the same. “The longest three weeks of my life”: ABC staff in limbo as another big name jumps ship. Why you could never make Serial in Australia. Mayne at Ten’s AGM. Keane and Dyer: siege inquiry must be independent. Hockey shirks tax avoidance crackdown. The year that was, in haiku. Rundle: how the tabloids made a terrorist. And don’t forget to vote for 2014’s worst person in the the Crikey Arsehat of the Year awards.

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Trauma in the Kimberley: what life is like in remote indigenous communities

Policies are made in Canberra with the best of intentions, but in remote Western Australia, the outcome is very different to what politicians imagined. East Kimberley Homelessness Project co-ordinator Rachelle Irving details life on the ground.

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The media’s siege failures

Crikey readers have their say on the dramatic Lindt cafe siege.

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Media briefs: Press Council warns on siege coverage … News UK losses … Mum calls in …

The Press Council has urged caution on the reporting of the Sydney siege. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

And the bottle of red wine goes to … climate denial for Christmas … Christmas party watch …

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Crikey says: who are the best and worst of 2014?

Keane: why we need an independent inquiry into intelligence failures that led to Sydney siege. Govt dodges questions on data retention. Rundle: Jeb Bush’s tilt at the top job, a.k.a the death of democracy. Miranda Devine can’t spot the troll. The preference whisperer collects his due (we were wrong). The 2014 Crikeys: most crazy-brave editor of 2014 and other winners and losers in the media. Plus: crown our Arsehat, Sexiest Pollies and Person of the year.

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How the press covered the Sydney Lindt cafe siege

Who published what, and who didn’t. Yesterday proved a challenge for Australia’s media, write Glenn Dyer and Myriam Robin.

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Business as usual not enough in a disappointing MYEFO

With deficits as far as the eye can see, the government needs to work out how to encourage business investment. Crikey writers Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer explain.

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Mixed result from Lima, with Paris talks murky

There were no binding commitments out of the Lima climate summit, to the dismay of many. But it is a small step on the path to the larger climate talks in Paris next year, writes University of Melbourne’s Chair of Political Science Discipline Professor Robyn Eckersley.

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What happened to MH370?

Crikey readers have their say about MH370 and the Sydney siege.

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Tips and rumours

How Twitter reacted to Sydney’s siege … new faces at The New Daily … looking for whales and walruses …

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Crikey says: a tragic end to a terrifying day

Sydney siege: the day the media lost its credibility, this is not terrorism, the best and worst of Twitter, and Uber’s “asshole culture” on display. Plus: Hockey missed the investment memo on MYEFO. Unions “just delaying the inevitable” at ABC. Essential: voters reckon Abbott won’t last until the election. Adler’s new gig? Vic upper house: the numbers. And the 2014 Crikeys: this year’s winners and losers in business.

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‘No business case’ for East West Link

The Napthine government’s signature East West Link policy would not have been able to pay for itself. Crikey Victorian politics reporter Dan Moss reports.

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What Guy Rundle doesn’t get about native title

Warren Mundine’s speech just might be a rare invitation to grapple with important complexities, but Guy Rundle, in rushing to condemn it, has lost some important points along the way. Macquarie University Anthropology lecturer Eve Vincent explains.

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Xenophon’s party all flash and no smash

Crikey readers have their say on Warren Mundine and Nick Xenophon’s plans for a national political party.

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Media briefs: Hearst splashes out … Spanish publishes panic … Economist struggles …

The Economist’s paid circulation is down for the first time in 15 years as subscribers don’t renew once introductory offer ends. And other media tidbits of the dya.

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