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Media Briefs: It’s OK to call Barnaby Joyce a wanker. Or a gerbil.

Strong language, but no breach of the rules, according to ACMA.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

The ABC stole the show last night.

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Media briefs: It’s fine to call Joyce a wanker … Libs love to hate-watch Q&A … Dutton against Fairfax/Aunty …

ACMA says it’s OK to call Barnaby Joyce a “wanker”. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Kaspar Wowser

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Border Force dangerously out of control

Crikey readers have their say on the nature of the Australian Border Force.

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Your incompetence is boring us

The latest stuff up isn’t a media invention.

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Tips and rumours

Is the City of Melbourne carrying out its own Operation Fortitude? … an odd solution to tracking visitors … maybe can bomb away a refugee crisis? …

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Media briefs: Sydney-centrism … Rudd tries comedy … Amber takes New York …

Melbourne was ablaze with fury on Friday afternoon, but sniffy Sydney barely noticed. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

People love The Voice. Four Corners tonight should be a cracker.

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Coalition’s problem isn’t Hockey, it’s Abbott

Rumours that the Treasurer is on his last legs won’t solve the government’s problems.

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Department of Australia

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Tips and rumours: report from the Brandis meeting we were banned from

Brandis’ arts fiesta. On Wednesday we reported that Minister for the Arts George Brandis would be in conversation with Liberal MP Kelly O’Dwyer at an arts forum, held yesterday, but O’Dwyer herself told Crikey’s Ben Eltham he wasn’t welcome, because having a journalist present could stifle the opinions of her constituents. But Crikey’s excellent tipsters delivered the goods. It was quite […]

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Tips and rumours

Ben Eltham locked out, but we still have the goss from Brandis’ chinwag … Groundhog gay …

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Department of Australia

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Media briefs: authoritarian democracy … a campaign of intimidation … a very specific skills shortage …

Guess what, Miranda Devine is not a fan of Gayby Baby. Yawn.

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Why Gillard was right

Crikey readers discuss marriage equality and other issues of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: meat markets all round

With the NRL game on Nine last night between Souths and Brisbane (won by the Broncos, a News Corp side), Nine won the metros and the regions. And that was the end of the story. A most disappointing night as the networks gird their loins for the big September push to try and win a […]

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Ihre Papiere, bitte

At the time of publication, Crikey was seeking further information on the extraordinary statement this morning from the Australian Border Force that it would be patrolling the streets of the Melbourne CBD on the weekend as part of a multi-agency operation “to support the best interests of Melbournians, targeting everything from anti-social behaviour to outstanding […]

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Tips and rumours: Abbott AWOL in Canning?

The people of Canning are getting a lot of attention at the moment, with the byelection following the death of Liberal MP Don Randall set for September 19. This means that they are lucky enough to receive election paraphernalia while the rest of us only get catalogues and bills in the mail. A tipster received […]

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Tips and rumours: Geelong Grammar in royal commission crosshairs

Revelations of sexual abuse at prestigious Geelong Grammar are set to have a big impact on the school, according to a letter to the past and present parents of the school from principal Stephen Meek yesterday. Meek warned in the letter that upcoming hearings at the Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse […]

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What’s really behind Abbott’s interest in bombing Syria?

Crikey readers discuss our military relationship with the US, and other issues of the day.

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Department of Australia

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: depressing reality

More of the same: Nine won the metros last night from Seven, Ten and the ABC, but in the regions it was Seven, Nine, the ABC and Ten. And nothing stood out at all. The Bachelor on Ten kept us amused with a confected storm out, so nothing to trouble viewers there (and 1.2 million […]

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Media briefs: Fairfax decimates … blaming Max ‘The Axe’ … Sky write-down …

The Tele’s war on Clover continues. And other media tidbits.

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Tips and rumours

Geelong Grammar in the hot seat … Canning election material, with no Tony in sight … Leyonhjelm fires up on Twitter …

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