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BEN SANDILANDS | PAYWALL | 1 UNLOCK?

Shareholders or passengers? Steep losses pose tough questions for the future of Qantas

Qantas international has suffered serious financial setbacks, despite earlier assurances to the contrary. The domestic arm isn’t looking too flash either.

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STILGHERRIAN | PAYWALL | 16 UNLOCK?

Govt modelling says NBN is just fine — as long as you don’t want to use the internet much

The government’s estimations of the download speeds we’ll need in the future are laughable — and alarming.

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PADDY MANNING | PAYWALL | 2 UNLOCK?

The murky world of Tinkler’s Maules Creek approval revealed

More corruption and skulduggery has emerged in ICAC hearings, with Nathan Tinkler involved in much of it.

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‘It’s very dire’: ABC budget cuts shaping up to be far worse than expected

Cuts to the ABC budget first flagged in May are shaping up to be far larger than expected, with insiders describing the situation as “very dire”.

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Mike Carlton: Gaza is Israel’s Vietnam, with Hamas victorious

Benjamin Netanyahu has ensured that no Israeli will ever again know peace, writes former ABC war correspondent and naval historian Mike Carlton.

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WILLIAM BOWE | PAYWALL | 3 UNLOCK?

Poll Bludger: NSW Libs can’t stop the rot as ICAC claims another soul

The NSW Liberals are hemorrhaging MPs in the wake of ICAC investigations. The latest victim is Londonderry MP Bart Bassett, whose recent history shows branch-stacking and factional squabbles aren’t just for Labor.

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The leak that saved the RET, good for jobs and energy prices

Reneging on the RET wouldn’t just cost jobs, it would actually increase electricity prices as well, writes executive director of The Australia Institute Richard Denniss.

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Senate voting blocs more complicated than they appear

Crikey readers share their thoughts on metadata, the Senate and other issues of the day.

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Media briefs: Strewthwatch … The Age commutes … Diane Sawyer quits …

Bring back James Jeffrey, part 28. To Strewthwatch now, and how’s our boy Christian doing this week? Not good, not good. The Kerr ratio — actual gossip items to stuff lifted off the meeja — is running 2.5:20 this week — 1:7 on Monday, 1.5:6 on Tuesday, and 0.5:7 on Wednesday. Monday was a police blotter item, Tuesday was Clive Palmer’s […]

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GLENN DYER | PAYWALL | 1 UNLOCK?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: ABC programming trumps The Bachelor

Seven won metro and regional markets overall, but again lost the important main channels where most of the advertising money is spent. Ten finished third in the metros, but fourth in the regions as the ABC’s offerings proved more popular than The Bachelor and Wonderland. The Block Glasshouse couldn’t make top spot in either metro […]

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Kaspar Wowser

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Tips and rumours

Spectator Australia charging for old blog posts … Keating says no biography on the cards … senior SBS staffers laid off

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Crikey says: Parliament must debate airstrikes on IS

The foreign cartel gunning for our ISPs. Keane on the Iraq War re-run. Insiders claim ABC budget cuts are far worse than expected. True depths of Tinkler skulduggery revealed. Keating autobio on the cards? Mike Carlton: Israeli ceasefire means Hamas wins. Senior SBS staff boned. Razer mourns the death of bad taste. Why uni vice-chancellors are siding with Pyne. Stilgherrian on the latest NBN modelling. And nature calls for Palmer during press conference.

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BERNARD KEANE | PAYWALL | 4 UNLOCK?

The foreign copyright cartel goes gunning for Aussie ISPs

The copyright cartel’s local front wants to impose a draconian anti-piracy scheme on local ISPs, a paper obtained by Crikey reveals.

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PADDY MANNING | PAYWALL | 3 UNLOCK?

Tinkler’s last roll of the dice to get back into the coal game

Nathan Tinkler wants back into the coal industry. But with three days left to raise some $40 million, has he bitten off more than he can chew?

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GUY RUNDLE | PAYWALL | 5 UNLOCK?

Rundle: Keating conjures a nude Bob Hawke, political midgets at book launch

An opportunistic Paul Keating has used the launch of former Labor cabinet minister Gareth Evans’ new memoir to further his public attack on Bob Hawke’s prime ministership.

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Department of Australia: Bureau of Regret

Melbourne’s lord mayor has had a very hard day with the Twitter. Plus… @Sharri2000 unmasked!

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How long can News Corp keep up the juggling act?

News Corp has been able to shelter its financial health thanks to some wily tax planning, but if the company is finally compelled to swing the axe, Amplify will be the first to go. Glenn Dyer and Paddy Manning report.

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BERNARD KEANE | PAYWALL | 4 UNLOCK?

Time to codify, not just extend, national security powers

If our security agencies always act within the law, codification of their extensive surveillance powers shouldn’t be a threat to them.

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What’s Team Australia’s strategy?

Crikey readers talk the Abbott government and the Murdoch press.

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Media briefs: Seven results … medical dramas … revenge best served icy …

Reckon you’d be more efficient if you could only hear some typewriters? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: commercial networks fall into a mid-week slump

Another quiet night for TV viewers. Nine won the metros, snuck home overall in the regionals, but Seven had more main channel viewers. Ten was third overall in the metros, tied the main channels (with 11.2%). But in the regions Ten beat the ABC overall, but had more viewers in the main channels. The Block […]

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PATRICK BAUME | PAYWALL | UNLOCK?

iSentia index: the Miley, Clive and Abbott show

The twerk team assembled this week, as media focus turned back home after weeks of foreign news.

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