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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

After six years, Broadsheet getting off the streets and into the kitchen

The food-and-drink publication has opened its own pop-up restaurant in Melbourne.

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‘Clickbait at your peril’: Hockey ruling makes digital publishing harder

The Hockey-Fairfax judgment threatens to radically alter how publishers approach social media promotion, write Myriam Robin and Margot Saville.

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Isentia Index: Q&A talk still lingers as new citizenship and asylum seeker laws are passed

Discussion of that Q&A episode continues.

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SALLY WHYTE | ONLINE |

Twitter reveals MPs’ closet turncoat tendencies

An analysis of Australian MPs’ Twitter accounts reveals who tweets left-leaning messages and whose tweets skew right. The results will surprise you.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

Who’s on our side? A potted history of Zaky Mallah’s media appearances

Zaky Mallah has appeared in numerous media outlets over the years.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

Greste: tax the internet, fund the ABC

Recently freed journalist Peter Greste says the ABC needs an independent funding stream. And he says your watching cat videos all day is just the place to find it.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | ONLINE |

Mayne: is the Sun King abdicating? Not exactly …

This latest shuffle is all about incrementally increasing Murdoch family power with the independent checks and balances of competent non-Murdoch managers being cast aside.

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Crikey Blogs | ONLINE |

Three steps to defeating anti-vaxxers

There are many people who have concerns about vaccinations but are not quite anti-vaxxers. Adam G. Dunn and Julie Leask explain how to reach them before their beliefs become too entrenched.

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PATRICK BAUME | ONLINE |

Isentia Index: Hockey channels Keating with get a (better) job comment

It was a quieter week in political media mentions, despite Joe Hockey’s housing comments.

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Media briefs: dream promotion for Killing Season … Suckling out …. Fairfax shakes up training …

The Killing Season cashes in on free publicity. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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PATRICK BAUME | ONLINE |

Isentia Index: same-sex marriage passed ‘within a year’?

Soccer, same sex marriage and terrorism got people talking this week.

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SALLY WHYTE | ONLINE |

Have the Greens changed course on Israel?

An “unfortunate miscommunication” during an interview with a Jewish media outlet had many wondering whether Richard Di Natale was shifting the Greens to a party platform less sympathetic to Palestine.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

Fairfax plagiarises surveillance story

Senior Fairfax journalist Philip Dorling says the lifted copy was “an embarrassing lapse of judgement”.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

Sacked SBS reporter tries his luck with the law

Was SBS within its rights to fire Scott McIntyre for “offensive” tweets sent on Anzac Day? That’s for the courts to decide (though it probably won’t come to that).

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PATRICK BAUME | ONLINE |

Isentia Index: Johnny Depp’s dogs steal the budget week limelight

Australians were more interested in the fates of two celebrity dogs than the budget release.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

Budget loser: Pyne refuses to extend funding for The Conversation

At the end of this financial year, The Conversation will say goodbye to 25% of its funding.

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SALLY WHYTE | ONLINE |

Antisocial network: government targets Australians in asylum seeker ads

Australians who speak Vietnamese or Tamil are seeing ads on Facebook from Australian Customs advising them that they won’t make Australia home.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

Trash-happy editor resigns from UNSW rag Tharunka

Editor Brendan Byron has tendered his resignation to student magazine Tharunka after it was revealed he had unilaterally deleted four articles from the magazine’s website.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

Australia’s worst tabloids accuse each other of shoddy journalism

News.com.au and the Daily Mail are again accusing each other of plagiarism.

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HELEN RAZER | ONLINE |

Emoji as identity politics (and your dick doesn’t look like an eggplant)

Whether it is celebrities trying their hand at international diplomacy or the insistence on racially diverse emoji, we focus on the symbol and ignore the real.

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STILGHERRIAN | ONLINE |

Fundamental right of dissent falls victim to braying mob

What tweets do we have in store if even our national broadcasters won’t defend our freedom-of-political speech?

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PATRICK BAUME | ONLINE |

Isentia index: Barnett still unhappy about GST while East-West Link fails to rise again

Broken political promises at state and federal levels got people taking this week.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

Is information on Facebook fair game for journalists? Fairfax says yes

SMH deputy editor Ben Cubby faced some tough questioning on why Fairfax published an article revealing a director’s holiday details.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | ONLINE |

Chancellor adds Property Observer to investment portfolio

Real estate news website Property Observer has been sold — to its founding editor, Jonathan Chancellor.

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Crikey 15: a 2004 timeline, or the year Hillary Bray came clean

Crikey looks back at 2004, the year our star columnist shed his pen-name, as our founder batted away rumours of a sale.

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