tip off

MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 6

Unions see red as Scott defends lack of voluntary redundancies at ABC

The ABC is pitting ABC staff members against each other to defend their jobs in a completely unfun version of musical chairs. The union says that is both cruel and unusual — and that there is a better way.

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 1 UNLOCK?

Goodies, memberships and special events: making a buck in legacy media

As news becomes a commodity, high-brow newspapers want to sell anything but. Here’s how newspapers are turning readers into members.

READ MORE
PATRICK BAUME | JOURNALISM | 1 UNLOCK?

iSentia index: Lambie leaps as PUP split dominates broadcast coverage

The split between Jacqui Lambie and the Palmer United Party kept the media entertained, but voters just weren’t into the personality politics.

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 20 UNLOCK?

Mark Scott finds chilly reception in doomed Adelaide bureau

Mark Scott faced a chilly reception in Adelaide, after announcing no more TV production would occur in the South Australian capital. ABC Adelaide staff tell Crikey they’re proud of their scrappy studios, and sad to see them go.

READ MORE
STEPHEN MAYNE | JOURNALISM | 22 UNLOCK?

Mayne: Murdoch rent-seeking reaches new high point in Victorian campaign

What the Herald Sun wants, it gets. But should politicians be bullied by a Murdoch tabloid into big spending commitments five days out from an election?

READ MORE
JOURNALISM |

An ABC insider recounts that fateful day

What was it like to work for the ABC yesterday, and what did Mark Scott say in early morning meetings? An ABC insider gives an account.

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 18

Cost of the cuts: What the ABC and SBS are losing

The state editions of 7.30 are going, Classic FM will record fewer concerts, and other ways the ABC hopes to save money.

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 21 UNLOCK?

A speedy execution: 400 staff made redundant as ABC responds to budget cuts

One in 10 ABC staff will be shown the door, and though Lateline was saved, state 7.30 reports will be axed.

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 2 UNLOCK?

Hold the front page (again): News UK accuses Paperboy.com of copyright infringement

The mighty hammer of News Corp’s legal team has yet again taken on tiny Canberra website ThePaperboy.com.

READ MORE
PADDY MANNING | JOURNALISM | 13 UNLOCK?

How the oil and gas lobby throws mud on peer-reviewed research

Crikey’s business editor pulls apart a pro-CSG press release that is, to put it politely, a little bit bullshit.

READ MORE
JOURNALISM | 5 UNLOCK?

What we will lose when state 7.30 reports are cut

Glen Fuller, University of Canberra assistant professor, and Andrew Nardi, journalism and communications student, delve into the content that will be missed when state 7.30 reports go off the air.

READ MORE
JOURNALISM | 7

The Australian media’s Sunni-Shia problem

SBS, Fairfax and the Daily Mail have all quoted “prominent Shiite spokesman” Jamal Daoud. Problem is, Daoud is a Sunni. Freelance journalist Serkan Ozturk reports.

READ MORE
JASON WHITTAKER | JOURNALISM | 10

Turnbull reveals the extent of ABC cuts

The Communications Minister confirmed the ABC budget will be slashed by $254 million over the next four years — or 2.6% of its $5.5 billion budget — while SBS will lose $25.2 million (1.7%) over the period.

READ MORE
PATRICK BAUME | JOURNALISM | UNLOCK?

iSentia index: G20 a mixed bag for PM, despite Modi magic

G20 coverage dominated the media this week, with PUP troubles providing local relief.

READ MORE
JOURNALISM | 5

As we chuckle at the ‘cali-fatties’, real questions remain unanswered

Western young men travelling to the Middle East to become jihadis is a serious problem that demands serious coverage. But all the tabloids care about it is jelly belly jihadis. Irfan Yusuf, lawyer, author and commentator, reports.

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 12 UNLOCK?

Dateline purge as SBS hunts down traitors and dissidents

Dateline’s 25-strong team will be reduced to a handful of permanent positions as the program moves to a half-hour format in 2015. Staff were told they wouldn’t be needed next year in one-on-one meetings yesterday.

READ MORE
CRIKEY INTERN | JOURNALISM | 2 UNLOCK?

Putin on the koalas: how the world’s media reported the G20

From India to Canada, China to Russia, Crikey intern Andrey Rodionov scour’s the world’s media for their take on Brisbane’s G20.

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 6 UNLOCK?

Hogan sacked as Ebeid plays down extent of changes to Dateline

Dateline is down one supervising producer after Allan Hogan was sacked, following a piece he wrote for Crikey on the future of the program.

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 7

News Corp increases its dominance as Fairfax circulation in freefall

It’s red everywhere, but Fairfax’s print circulation declines have been the deepest, ABC data reveals.

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 4

SBS evades questions on future of flagship show

Insiders say SBS management is in the process of dramatically downsizing the journalistic ambitions of Dateline, but SBS says no decisions have been made.

READ MORE
MEL CAMPBELL | JOURNALISM | 16

A little ditty ’bout Tony and Vlad

When did Russia’s kleptocratic, despotic and murderous leader become everyone’s favourite wacky, lovable hunk?

READ MORE
MYRIAM ROBIN | JOURNALISM | 15

Up to 500 jobs to go as ABC, SBS funding cuts are finalised

As the magnitude of cuts to the public broadcasters firms up, decisions on how to reshape ABC and SBS are beginning to emerge.

READ MORE
PATRICK BAUME | JOURNALISM | 1

iSentia Index: Defence pay, budget woes and a “tense” Putin-Abbott handshake

PUP Senator Jacqui Lambie dominated discussions this week as she agitated for a better defence force pay deal.

READ MORE
BERNARD KEANE | JOURNALISM | 18

Self-serving Business Council’s energy report poisons gas debate

The BCA’s latest energy report exists only to mislead Australians and degrade public debate — not that you’d read about it.

READ MORE
GLENN DYER | JOURNALISM |

Hacking, bribery fallout fells more Murdoch journos

There is bad news all round for Rupert Murdoch’s UK papers, with two journalists convicted of bribery and phone hacking, the “fake sheikh” under the microscope and The Sun’s sales falling to a 43-year-low.

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...