Australian politicians are slamming China while preparing to sign a free trade deal with a widely discredited administration that is subjugated to Beijing. What planet are they living on?
Don’t call him by his name: Australian media and the Christchurch shooter
In the days following the Christchurch terror attack, Jacinda Ardern implored the world not to use the killer's name. Has the Australian media paid attention?
Can Morrison’s ‘digital gurus’ save Boris Johnson?
The strategists credited with the Liberal Party's digital wins at the election are taking their skills to the beleaguered UK Tories.
How the struggle of the Kurds is co-opted for Western ‘oppression capital’
The Kurds have always striven to make their struggle universal, but left identitarians won't be happy until that struggle is branded by identity politics.
Murdoch bombshell coming to a screen near you
The latest headache for the Murdoch media empire: a new film about the Roger Ailes harassment scandal.
Good morning, early birds. Critics have denounced the Queen's speech to parliament as a 'farce', and Penny Wong fires back at Scott Morrison's new nationalistic rhetoric. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Port Phillip Publishing is the largest independent investment publisher in the country. But its sensational approach has seen the business run afoul of regulators, competitors and even their own subscribers.
China’s enemies of the state in Australia
CHAPTER TWO : China's surveillance operations in Australia have spiked dramatically in recent years. Inq speaks to one dissident who spent a week being interrogated in a Chinese hotel room and says there is a network of informants operating on Australian soil.
Why did the government declare war on the AAT? To uphold ‘community standards’
CHAPTER ELEVEN: The government justifies its reshaping of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal by claiming it brings it into line with 'community standards'. For some seeking the tribunal's judgement, the changes could mean life or death.
Inside the mind of the paedophile priest
CHAPTER ONE: Almost 1900 child sexual abusers have been identified in Australian Catholic churches. The average victim was under 12. What led people to commit such horrible crimes on such a staggering scale?
Shepard Smith, one of Fox News' last independent anchors, has quit the Murdoch-owned network. Don't expect to hear about it in The Australian's media section.
Trump can’t even end wars right
There are 'forever wars', and then there are those that have to be fought. It’s important not to get confused.
Can Scott Morrison keep his ‘promise of Australia’?
Scott Morrison is crafting a global vision for local people that's right on the money with voters. But that could all come apart very quickly.
Trump is right on Syria — it’s time to stop the ‘Endless Wars’
Donald Trump is rarely right, and consistently inconsistent, but his resistance to 'Endless Wars' is sensible, as the hysterical reaction to his Syria decision reveals.
The amnesiacs’ interest rate inquiry
People in Canberra have short memories, but do we really need another inquiry into why the banks don't pass on interest rate cuts?
Fairweather foe: Bob Carr changes tack on Assange
Bob Carr now lauds Julian Assange for "delivering on our right to know". But when he could do something about Assange's treatment, he had a very different view.
Crikey tries to unravel and distill some of the crucial questions we think the ABC should be asking itself in this post-Guthrie/Milne era.
Elsewhere, Love Island continues to flop about like a dead fish.
The media’s glaring double standard on free speech
One minute Australia's media is rallying for freedom of the press. The next, it's tearing down climate protesters. Speaking out shouldn't be a professional privilege.
James Murdoch indulges in a little Vice
After stepping away from media control, James Murdoch has got back in the game with an investment in Vice Media.