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The dark side of data retention

Crikey readers talk data retention and Mike Carlton.

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‘I hit back and told people to get fucked’: Mike Carlton explains why he quit

Former Fairfax columnist Mike Carlton says the decision to suspend him came from Fairfax metro chief Sean Aylmer, who overruled Sydney Morning Herald editor-in-chief Darren Goodsir.

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Media briefs: down and down at the Oz … ducking the issue … 1300 jobs lost …

The escalator of decline returns, and what was that about a duck? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: war reporting … Marais retracts … ‘fake sheikh’ suspended …

Is Sharri Markson’s report of an interview fair and balanced? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Exclusive watch: what makes an exclusive, and who has the most?

An investigation? An interview? Or a drop? There appears to be no consensus on what deserves to be called an exclusive in Australia’s major papers.

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Media briefs: fact-checking The Guardian … mad world … WSJ’s 125th

All is not as it seems on an Indonesian story on The Guardian. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Richard’s choice: SMH editor on Ackland sacking

The Sydney Morning Herald’s editor-in-chief says he had no choice but end Richard Ackland’s column, after the long-standing legal writer wrote a diary-style piece for The Saturday Paper.

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Media briefs: exclusive watch … Oz v Media Watch (yet again) … winners and losers …

The Australian is now taking the ABC to the Australian Communications and Media Authority over its plain packaging story. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Fairfax misses out … Guardian expanding … dumb ways to repurpose …

Fairfax got its papers out on time yesterday. Pity it didn’t stop to report the news … Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Guardian’s colonialism … feeling blue … Kimye kaptured …

The Guardian is still sending Brits to our shores to pacify the natives. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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The pundits: compromises, proud character and free money

News Corp papers were generally supportive of Joe Hockey’s first budget, with even Andrew Bolt saying the cuts and taxes were necessary. The Fairfax papers were less generous …

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‘Necessary evil’? Fairfax cuts despite good results

Fairfax has announced dozens of redundancies to cut costs, but is the company really in bad financial shape?

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‘This is what’s left’: Fairfax journos down tools amid threats and fear

More than 600 Fairfax staff across the country are on strike, after the company announced dozens of redundancies.

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A truly democratic Labor Party

Crikey readers talk the future of the Labor Party, whether our government acts in our national interest, and a Greens v Fairfax spat.

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Media briefs: Greens’ ad pulled … Sat Paper expands … Bard B-day …

The Greens say The Sydney Morning Herald pulled their ad because of bias. The paper’s editors say the ad muddled advertising and editorial. Plus other media tidbits …

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The new media cadets: older, more experienced, exhausted by the climb

In today’s competitive hustle for journalism jobs, you’re never too old or too qualified for an entry-level position. Crikey goes behind the scenes on Fairfax’s gruelling cadet application process.

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Media briefs: April fools … IPCC media wrap … cutting pork …

How the nation’s media covered the IPCC report, plus the best April Fools’ jokes and other media tidbits of the day.

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Razer’s Class Warfare: reducing depression’s ‘stigma’ is cheap, stupid policy

Some Australians still think depression is not a disease. But who cares? Instead of trying to change their minds, let’s change our policy and funding, and provide some proper treatment.

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Media briefs: SMH ‘scoop’ … Bolt’s blues … dark Darwin …

Andrew Bolt has been called a racist, and he’s terribly, terribly sad about it. Plus other media tidbits of the day …

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Not transitioning, drowning

Crikey readers talk wages growth, Fairfax deadlines and the coal companies getting government money.

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Media briefs: vale publisher John Motion … crickets at the SMH

Private Media CEO Marina Go farewells her publishing mentor John Motion. Plus other media tidbits.

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Media briefs: sex teacher apology … Cater v Assange … Hurricane Abbott …

The Sydney Morning Herald incorrectly identified a teacher accused of having sex with students. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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How Japan is uniting the world (against it)

Crikey readers talk media beat-ups and the trouble brewing between our Pacific neighbours.

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Media briefs: Reith in Fairfax … SMH‘s world … Nippon ‘racist’ ad …

Peter Reith joins Fairfax as a regular columnist. And other media tidbits.

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Where the Tele and SMH agree: violence and media beat-ups

The Sydney Morning Herald andThe Daily Telegraph agree that Sydney needs stronger measures to combat alcohol-fuelled violence. But is their campaign worth the paper it’s printed on?

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