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Media briefs: $4 for a paper? … Murdoch’s Saudi Prince sells out … penis mightier …

Australia’s most expensive paper just got more expensive. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Mark Latham, then and now

Yesterday, Mark Latham’s long-awaited column — the one that never made it to The Age —  was printed, right opposite Peter Costello’s, in The Daily Telegraph. It’s vintage Latham — an examination of how Labor’s capitulation to inner-city elites on both economic and social policies has hurt the party electorally. But your correspondent was most intrigued by the thought of Latham appearing […]

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Media briefs: Latham on News Corp … turd abuses journos … Fox job cuts …

Mark Latham’s got a new column … in the Tele. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Scientologists on Scientology … The Parrot donates to Libs … News UK back on top …

The Church of Scientology has released a “media guide”. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: money’s not that good … all your shares are belong to us … seeing double …

Another red-letter exclusive that isn’t. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Pyne v Marles … Fox News stands up for journalistic integrity … Inside ABC Fact Check …

We knew Sky News liked to do things cheaply, but we didn’t expect this.

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Media briefs: two daily newspapers shut … Twitter’s tabloid … National Review turns on Trump …

How the New York Daily News Became Twitter’s Tabloid. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Rear Window scribe to Oz

Only a few weeks back News Corp was making journalists redundant, but there’s still money in the chest for battling Fairfax. The Australian has conducted yet another raid on Fairfax’s business section, luring across Rear Window writer Will Glasgow (courtesy of a rather hefty pay packet) to write “a new business column”, according to Saturday’s paper. Crikey understands the […]

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Media briefs: background press releases … Rear Window scribe to Oz … why Bauer is struggling …

A big coup for The Australian. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Media Watch v Nick Ross … MEAA canvassing … the more things change …

Media Watch stands by its story about then-ABC tech journo Nick Ross. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Rupert a twit? … Farewell Cleo … UK sex pickle scandal …

Is Rupert Murdoch buying Twitter? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Cleo folds … truth is out there … Palmer under fire …

Yes, Cleo is folding. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: are things that bad? … three-person station … dark arts of celebrity clickbait …

Goodness gracious, Queensland is in administration? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: a fine farewell … Guardian cuts … attn: Star Wars fans …

Want to read the Oz? Buy a subscription. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: more media couples … editing the AWW … Netflix steps up geoblocking …

Will Mia Freedman move to Australian Women’s Weekly? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: phone-hacking allegations at Sun … Al Jazeera abandons US cable … pedalling away …

Did phone hacking extend to The Sun? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Papers to charity … London paper wars … Beauty and the Beast …

James Hird to give his first post-decision interview to a sympathetic ABC journo. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Fair Work upholds ‘Hunger Games’ redundancy … Briggs complaint to Press Council … farewell, Starman …

The Jamie Briggs scandal has resulted in a complaint to the Press Council. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Mumble let go … Lalor weighs in … Penn’s pals …

Peter Brent has been sent packing from The Australian. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Glass houses … ‘Positive’ questions only … A million refugees …

Scott’s combative morning. Peter Costello is “no friend of the ABC”, and so his spray against the broadcaster in yesterday’s News Corp tabloids was utterly predictable, wrote Mark Scott in a response op ed carried in today’s News Corp papers and across the ABC’s websites. “As is the fate of some former political leaders, it is […]

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Media briefs: Costello on ABC porn … cross your Ts (all of them) … foreign correspondents …

How many Ts in Abbot? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: new year, new gigs … Guthrie unfiltered … close call …

A close call for Denmark’s prince. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Erica in a snit … what’s going on with APN? … no nudes at Coles …

You know who does not like the Q&A review? Abetz, of course. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: porn hub … cracks in Humpty Dumpty story …

Won’t someone please teach The Australian some maths? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: moral vanity … Fairfax lures New Yorker ed … ScoMo gets buffed …

Bill Leak says his cartoon was not racist. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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