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Articles by Crikey

Business bites: govt lags … Twiggy cops slag … oil price flags …

The Reserve Bank says Abbott must start investing in new schooling infrastructure. And other business tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

NSW elections gets silly in final stretch … Latham’s new audience … working is just not cricket …

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Fraser’s political manifesto not all it seems

Crikey readers discuss Fraser’s political plans and other issues of the day.

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Media briefs: hold the outrage … hail Fellowes … they like Mike …

Everyone joins Team Baird. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Go the green and gold

Keane: why data retention is just the beginning. Adrian Bayley suppression order “went too far”. Ben Sandilands on the likely fallout from the Germanwings crash. A desperate Luke Foley plays the race card. The oddballs vying for your vote in NSW. Latham turns libertarian? Mayne: Fairfax finds a successor. And Grumpy Cat for the Greens.

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Media briefs: nice guys … Rupert loves Clarkson … Harper Lee cover unveiled …

Why is The Age quizzing Nick Stevens’ former teammates on what a great guy he is? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Kaspar Wowser

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Mia Freedman’s dad takes on Guy Rundle

Crikey readers, including the father of one of Australia’s most successful businesswomen, discuss issues of the day.

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Business bites: investor smorgasbord … Buffett takes Heinz on board … Hertz falls on its sword …

Yes, over-lending to investors is a problem for the housing market, but it has been for a while. And other business tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

The Small Business Minister is in the shadow of his higher-profile (and better-looking) colleague, but he doesn’t mind. Plus other whispers and innuendo …

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Fraser a great statesman to the last

Malcom Fraser’s vision for Australia: we reveal the manifesto he was working on up until his death. Oakeshott: why Baird won’t be able to deliver poles and wires. Mayne: how Gerry Harvey got rich(er) while small investors missed out. The Lib colleague who covets Turnbull’s looks. Scott Morrison tries to prove he’s not just a heartless border cop. And the Wet Whistleblower: The Guardian schmoozes Sydney’s media establishment.

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Fin Review Sunday gets the boot

Financial Review Sunday is no more, with Nine axing the program for not being commercially viable. It’s just the latest in a long line of failures to make business journalism work on TV, write Myriam Robin and Glenn Dyer.

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Why Jake Lynch was waving money around at an anti-Israel protest

Jake Lynch is a long-time supporter of Palestine, but he has shown no evidence of anti-Semitism, whatever his ideological enemies might say, writes Sydney University senior lecturer Nick Riemer

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The myth of black box warnings

Crikey readers have their say on anti-depressants, the death penalty and other issues of the day.

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Media briefs: SBS a minnow, says Turnbull … early deadlines at Fairfax … unsettling encounters …

Turnbull says SBS hardly earns any commercial TV revenue, so the networks should stop complaining. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

Sloan takes a cheap jab at judge … Bolt takes on wives and lefties … Flanagan welcome in Tasmania again …

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Twiggy’s right, there is not enough competition

Keane: how the metadata war was won, or: the seven steps to mass surveillance. Should you stop flying Airbus after Germanwings and AirAsia? Rundle: Ed Miliband is not the Messiah. Bolt’s strange new security threat. What really happened at that controversial Israel lecture. Why Labor and the Greens should break up. And shut up, your honour! Judith Sloan’s bizarre outburst.

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How Roundup really works

Crikey readers discuss Abbott’s St Patrick’s Day message and other issues of the day.

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Keen to evade data retention? Here’s how to choose a VPN

There are readily accessible ways of evading the government’s mass surveillance scheme, but you’ll need to assess what’s best for you, technology consultant Dave Sag writes.

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Kaspar Wowser

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Tips and rumours

NSW elections go back to the future … a mayor takes the mic in defence of his patch … Fairfax listens to Stephen Mayne …

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Media briefs: Netflix arrives … Crikey triumphs … Any minute now …

Could it happen here? Netflix has, after years of delay, finally opened for business in Australia. It is going to change habits here. In the United States, where it all started, it has stormed the family home. According to the latest report from TV ratings company Nielsen on US TV viewing trends, streaming video on demand, or […]

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A strong record on mental health? Prove it

Keane: Hockey’s real budget strategy? Survive it. ABC cleared over that shirt-front skit. Confused by data retention? Read our layperson’s guide to protecting your privacy. Rundle: why is Mia Freedman name-dropping Big Pharma? How to evade ticket inspectors. And Queanbeyan takes on Detroit for rap-battle capital.

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If media laws change, history says sell, sell, sell

The golden rule of media ownership changes in Australia is that they usher in carnage for shareholders, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

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Who’s (sorta) who of Vic journalism turn out for Quills

The Quills provided booze, familiar faces and bad comedy on Melbourne journos’ night of nights.

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