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Articles by Crikey

Manus Island a mental health emergency that could scar a generation

We have a duty of care to those under Australian jurisdiction to provide adequate mental health services — and on Manus Island, that duty of care is not being met, writes Minto Felix.

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A humane alternative to the current treatment of asylum seekers

Crikey readers have their say on asylum seeker policy and other issues of the day.

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Media briefs: Newman sues … Zanny on top … Rundle on The Sun

We’ll be hearing a lot more about Alan Jones’ dealings with Campbell Newman. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Crikey says: the best in the business

Keane: what the Attorney-General’s Department doesn’t get about its own surveillance scheme. Rundle: Australia should consider blood money for the Bali Nine. Abbott’s talkback caller has form. Why businesses must put up or shut up on IR reform. Barrett Brown’s tireless piss-taking and grim sentence. What if all ministers were health ministers? Meet Pakistan’s burqa-wearing free speech defenders. And Christopher Pyne the sharpest pencil in the box.

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Tips and rumours

Just who is the nation’s best media writer? … 3AW caller has a Liberal history … is someone coming for Jason “orgasms” Wood? …

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Media briefs: don’t trust Newman … page 3 returns? … Apocalypse Slough …

The Sun is making its nubile young ladies cover up! Or is it…? Plus more media tidbits of the day.

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Friend or foe of indigenous culture? Jessica Mauboy as Australia Day poster girl

Tiwi and Larrakiah freelance writer Eugenia Flynn explains the increased polarisation within Aboriginal communities surrounding Invasion Day, or Survival Day.

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The ABC should be sticking to its charter, not chasing ratings

Crikey readers have their say on ABC programming and other issues of the day.

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Kaspar Wowser

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Tips and rumours

A history of Alston, Downer and Hintze … Camp Quality auction revisited … a new way to deal with tough questions …

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Crikey says: whistleblowers under grave threat

Keane: why Newman’s Qld is rife with scandal and corruption. The mysterious pollster who wants to know your views on climate change. What’s missing from AirAsia’s accident investigation. Rundle: Obama’s last two years will be bloody — and bloody interesting. Some uncomfortable questions for Warren Truss. Why Australians don’t like public transport. Death of the page 3 girl … really? Murdoch’s foray into soft porn. And the Terrible Dinkus award goes to …

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Crikey says: Western govts the enemy of free speech

We’re back! Wondering what you’re missing out on over at Crikey? Here’s a taste of today’s edition, including Bernard Keane on why we should all encrypt our internet activities, and the ABC’s response to The Australian’s claims about its ratings. Want to know more about the forces shaping the outcome of the Queensland election or how the situation on Manus Island came to be? Click here to subscribe.

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Where to now for asylum seeker policy?

Crikey readers have their say on asylum seeker policy and other issues of the day.

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Media briefs: gusts of nonsense … chequebook journalism …

The Oz takes the Government’s lead on wind-turbine syndrome. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

We auction a very special bottle of red … no outsourcing before an election … and Fox News apologises …

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Crikey says: Western govts the enemy of free speech

Keane: Brandis shamelessly co-opts Paris murders to spy on Australians. ABC management lashes the Oz. Rundle: will UKIP sink the Tories? Wind turbine syndrome strikes again. Razer on Triple J’s greatest failure. The Qld Treasurer’s bizarre blockade. Fox News apologises. New data suggests AirAsia could be to blame for deadly crash. Jacqui Lambie’s YouTube scandal. And get your hands on a piece of Victorian political history in Crikey’s preference whisperer auction.

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The unavoidable truth about the latest jobs data

Crikey readers have their say on the government’s health and energy policies, as well as other issues of the day.

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Media briefs: NIT for sale … most expensive tell-all interviews … hate poetry …

Want to buy Australia’s most awarded Indigenous publication? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

Mamamia chief to parliament? … rebates and profit gaps at Spotlight … the Americans still don’t get us …

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Crikey says: process asylum seekers onshore

Keane: relentless moralising won’t help refugees. Can Alan Jones take down Can-do Campbell? The former Syrian wedding singer drawing big crowds in Tassie. How the Asian Cup caved to Saudi Arabia. The most expensive tell-all interviews. Looking to start a media empire? Snap up a bargain newspaper. The company making big money from medical services on Manus. Essential: voters trust Aunty more than the High Court. And inside Newman’s eerily upbeat campaign.

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Kaspar Wowser

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Why the LNP should keep a close eye on the regions

Crikey readers have their say on the Queensland election, the failed Multi-function Polis and other issues of the day.

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Media briefs: SMH slapped down … tumbling TV share prices … selling Ten …

Why are the share prices both Seven and Nine falling? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Will anonymity win out in the war on privacy?

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Tips and rumours

Disturbing reports from Manus Island … Jacqui Lambie speaks … and Happy Birthday Crikey …

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