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Follow Crikey’s latest coverage of The Australian. Crikey’s The Australian coverage includes independent news, blogs and commentary.


Media briefs: big news day … Indonesia’s take … free fires …

What’s the lead on a big news day? … Bushfires and news website paywalls … Schapelle Corby the “marijuana queen” …

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Media briefs: TT axed … Kohler paywall … Hendo v Guardian

Today Tonight has been axed. And The Daily Telegraph tried to make Ian Thorpe go to rehab, but he said no, no, no. Plus other media tidbits.

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Tips and rumours

Cultural change at The Age … new version of Kevin07 … false alarm at The Oz

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Stop the people smugglers

Crikey readers talk climate denialism, The Australian’s true purpose and who should set Australia’s immigration policy.

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Tony Abbott’s half-baked war on renewable energy

The Abbott government seems to hate renewable energy, but the march of progress is unstoppable at this point. The only question is, when will the government get out of the way?

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Media briefs: pill-popping auntie … just not cricket … Snowden clemency …

The Age’s photo department has some odd ideas about nonagenarians and their pills … Plus other media snippets of the day.

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Media briefs: Bulmers apology … The Oz‘s Aussie … Ashes glory …

Bulmers Cider has confused a famous teetotal and alcohol hater with the founder of its brand. Plus other media tidbits.

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Media briefs: LA paper … killer correction … Pyne’s rate of nots …

Amid all the doom and gloom of the newspaper industry (and there is plenty about), there is something of a Christmas miracle in Los Angeles: a new newspaper has been launched. Plus other media snippets.

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Media briefs: lefties fume at Leak sketch … vale Peter O’Toole …

A cartoon by The Australian’s Bill Leak lampooning Holden workers has angered leading labour figures. That and other media tidbits.

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Press Council breaches: SMH worst offender in 2013

The Sydney Morning Herald had five adverse rulings from the Press Council this year, more than twice as many as The Australian and The Age.

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VPNs can’t replace Foxtel

Crikey readers talk Alexander Downer, The Australian’s ludicrous editorial and the reason to get Foxtel.

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Media briefs: Adelaide news war … footy double act … Mipsterz …

The Australian wants everyone to know it pays its senior staff well and they do a great job, OK? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Daily Mail launches in Oz … Kenny sues Chaser… SMH slapped

Be worried Aussie tabloids: the Daily Mail is launching online down under. That and and other media tidbits.

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Crikey says: what war on the ABC?

The Coalition is a con-ski on education: we call it out as a lie. Read our tweet-analysis of Rupert Murdoch, plus we ask if reverse mortgages are all they’re cracked up to be. Jane Caro kicks off a weekly column for Crikey — and she’s not holding back. And is Crossfit a great way to get fit, or a cult in lycra?

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‘I’m not happy’: ABC staff scandalised as salaries revealed

The salaries of senior figures at the ABC have been leaked to The Australian — and all hell has broken loose at Aunty today. Some staff think they’re being underpaid, while there are concerns top journos will now be poached by commercial networks.

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Spying is nothing new

Crikey readers talk debt, spying, and why it’s not worth paying for The Australian.

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Tips and rumours

Rorts and favours at beauty mags … Oz rails against tweeting journos … were bikie laws used against drumming circle? …

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The octogenarian no-win, no-fee lawyer draining media coffers

Defamation lawyer Clive Evatt has media editors trembling in their boots, and he’s not afraid to embark on multi-year cases that end up in the High Court. But is he a friend to the battler, or just a provocateur?

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Media briefs: super site … Tele typo … Q&A biz …

Tim Blair fills out a column with the same word repeated 160 times, and why you should not rely on spell-check. Plus other media snippets of the day.

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Media briefs: Oz Tokyo bureau … UK spooks and the media …

The Oz leaves Tokyo bureau on ice … UK spooks get a light grilling … when kids don’t get their candy … front page of the day …

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Just what was wrong with that Catalyst report?

Crikey readers talk about the cholesterol debate, and the ACT’s Attorney-General weighs in on the ACT gay marriage law.

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The Australian‘s anti-Semitism beat-up that wasn’t

According to The Australian, we’re a nation of vicious anti-semites. But the evidence they’re using to base their claim is dodgy, at best.

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Get rid of negative gearing

Crikey readers talk The Australian, the ABC and negative gearing.

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Media briefs: Devine scoop … ABC v Oz gets nasty … Lou remembered …

The Daily Telegraph’s Miranda Devine and The Australian’s Nick Cater both have the same “exclusive” story today, on the Australian War Memorial — but Devine and Cater’s work usually appears in the op-ed section rather than the news pages.

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Media briefs: no Biz Spec/Oz sharing … collaborative cartoons … women should …

Remember the rumours that Business Spectator and The Australian are set to share digs? It’s been kiboshed — apparently The Oz doesn’t like it. Plus other media tidbits.

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