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Articles by Crikey

What the Gregs (Sheridan and Hunt) don’t get about emissions abatement

Conservative columnists and politicians are in lockstep on Direct Action. They’re also wrong.

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Business bites: no drama for Greece … bonds not a breeze … Amazon’s ease …

Reprieve for Greece, BHP bests rival in bonds, questions over top fox, plus other business tidbits of the day.

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How journos react to redundancy

Facing work intensification, a changing relationship with readers and the rapid digitalisation of their mastheads, a redundancy was the “least bad” option for many print journos who put their hand up for one, a recently published academic study finds. University of Melbourne journalism student Krati Garg reports.

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Media briefs: Time Warner deal off? … Print companies weaken … Courier-Mail 100 years ago …

Comcast calls Time on takeover while Gannet confirms group split as publishing weakens. Plus more media tidbits for the day.

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Tips and rumours

Sydney Uni reacts to “media issues” … Turnbull’s dog blog back with a yap …and the worst Anzac commemoration we’ve seen …

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How shame boosted the Anzac myth

Crikey readers discuss euthanasia and other issues of the day.

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Indonesia must take due process seriously

Keane: our Anzac Day amnesia. Greg Sheridan’s alarmingly bad maths. Rundle on the guns of August. Which former MP did Tony Windsor call “an Andrew Stoner with brains”? Honouring the Diggers with bikini babes. PM’s Lit Awards make nice with Mike Carlton. Tax reform MIA. News Corp’s Belle Gibson hypocrisy. And Malcolm Turnbull’s dog blog returns.

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‘War destroys everything’: the long, painful process of rebuilding Gaza

The recent conflict with Israel has left the Gaza Strip in a shambles, with piles of rubble where apartment buildings used to be. Freelance journalist Nigel O’Connor finds out what life is like — and finds it’s about to get a lot worse.

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Media briefs: Waterford steps down … Pickering slams Project … Sheridan on Twitter? …

Ethical questions raised over NZ Herald journo, Canberra Times bids adieu to a stalwart and Pickering passes on the project. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

SBS insider says The Oz was right … The Age says Sydney is alright … and the face of Anzac Day’s story …

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How Billy McMahon tried to make amends to Vietnam vets

Crikey readers discuss the Vietnam war, super tax concessions and other issues of the day.

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Kaspar Wowser

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Is SBS turning white?

Senate reform: it’s all fun and games until somebody loses an election. The story behind John Key’s bizarre antics. Rundle: the wrong Auschwitz guard is on trial. @HyperbolicGreg gets a run in the Oz. Will the Reserve Bank hold fire? Surprise support for ads on SBS. And a Crikey clarifier: will sitting really kill you?

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Time for Takeovers Panel to stop suppressing freedom of speech

There is a body in Australia that has the extraordinary power to ban all public speech on an issue. Crikey founder Stephen Mayne and commercial lawyer James Wheeldon report.

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No news is good news for incumbent on ABC and SBS contracts

While big savings are expected from the renegotiation of transmission contracts by the ABC and SBS, there’s been no tender process for contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars, Bernard Keane and Myriam Robin write.

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Accidental soldiers: did an errant marble send the wrong troops to Vietnam?

Were thousands of Australian troops in Vietnam never actually drafted? Freelance journalist James Rose examines the curious case of the February 29 marble.

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Meet America’s new breed of screen idols and late-night crusaders

John Oliver, Trevor Noah, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Stephen Colbert are shaking things up across the Pacific. It’s time our own hosts do the same, writes freelance writer Peter Green

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Tips and rumours

Tattoo licences wash off … Gina’s book on the red carpet … and Fairfax is still making hay from war deaths …

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Media briefs: 2DayFM in breach … Pulitzers don’t pay the rent … Dramatic Sydney …

Fairfax is running of out ad inventory for luxury products, and so is expanding Executive Style. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Taking radio ratings with a grain of salt

Crikey readers discuss politics, radio ratings and other issues of the day.

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Finally, a positive move in health

Tens of millions could be saved — so why hasn’t public broadcasting gone to tender? The Coalition’s super policy paralysis exposed. Cambodia refugee transfer stalled? From red tape to red carpet: Gina’s new book. Pulitzers don’t pay the rent. Accidental soldier? Vietnam vet claims draft error. And did Abbott skul, scoll or skal that beer? We ask an expert.

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Future Fund policy no flight of fantasy

The fund was established under false pretences and should be liquidated and invested in Australia’s human capital, argues Ian Rogers

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Stevens finally opens up on the fiscal front

Glenn Stevens has made clear he wants more help from the budget in improving Australia’s tepid economic growth, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

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3AW the bright spot in the dying gasp for Fairfax’s radio empire

Today’s radio ratings mark the final indictment on Fairfax’s management of its radio assets, write Crikey reporters Glenn Dyer and Myriam Robin.

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Business bites: Stevens’ smite for the right … flaming galahs … milk of iron ilk

Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens takes aim at the assess in the commentariat. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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