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MYRIAM ROBIN | MEDIA | UNLOCK?

‘You can end up in prison’: the risks of being a journalist’s ‘fixer’

Foreign correspondents rely heavily on people known as “fixers”. But what do they do exactly? And at what cost?

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GLENN DYER | MEDIA | UNLOCK?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: beefcake beats beef

More Australians watched The Bachelor than Hotplate.

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Media briefs: indigenous media invited … you can’t film here … Brooks back in Murdochs’ warm embrace …

Police move ABC journos on from filming outside a police barracks. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Torres media snub a blessing in disguise

The Prime Minister did not invite the local media to join his official delegation during his recent Torres Strait trip, but thanks to the generosity of the community the local paper was able to be present anyway.

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Media briefs: Rupert Murdoch’s pay cut … desperate friends … Turkish media crackdown …

Rupert Murdoch has been hit with a 41% pay cut. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

More cute animals.

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Isentia index: friendship groups, but not for reading press releases

Operation Fortitude is the least of the government’s worries this week, writes Isentia’s Clovelle Car

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Aussie journo happy to be free, but anger at Reuters lingers

Thailand-based journalists Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian have been found not guilty by a Thai court. While it is a relief, they say Reuters has a lot to answer for.

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Defamation costs Fairfax half a million

It’s been a bad week for Fairfax and its lawyers, with two defamation cases going against it.

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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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MELISSA SWEET | MEDIA | 1

Bon voyage, Croakey: health blog cuts the cord

The Croakey project initially began as an intervention into public debate with the aim of encouraging a wider, deeper discussion about health. It will continue that legacy.

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‘Not journalists’: how Greste and Al Jazeera journos lost their retrial

Peter Greste’s Al Jazeera colleagues are still in Egyptian prison and will remain there for another three years, barring a presidential pardon, writes freelance journalist in Cairo Joel Gulhane.

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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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With the grown-ups in charge, are student rags going soft?

UNSW’s Tharunka is no longer going to have an elected student editor. Is this the end of it as a boundary-pushing voice for students?

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MYRIAM ROBIN | MEDIA | 7 UNLOCK?

More students flock to journalism courses — but jobs are another matter

Students are enrolling in journalism courses in greater numbers. But they may find themselves writing snappy slogans for soft-drink companies rather than breaking front-page news.

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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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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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Nine writes down Sky

 Poor David Gyngell. Last year, he made $19.59 million, boosted by just on $10 million of shares and other benefits (including a big fat cash bonus) as part of the float arrangements. This year, he’s down to $4.48 million — a flat $2 million a year and other short and long-term incentive payments. The $19.5 million made him […]

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Gayby Baby scandal: confected outrage to unseat an old enemy?

Why does The Daily Telegraph keep running negative coverage of NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli?

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Latham makes nice with Markson (no, not that one)

Who is representing Mark Latham? Why, none other than Sharri Markson’s dad.

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HELEN RAZER | MEDIA | 7 UNLOCK?

Let’s have less civil discourse

Horrific legislation still passes in an age when the public broadcaster does not air a tweet suggesting the Prime Minister has a fondness for buttsex. So stop clutching your damn pearls.

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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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