The Oz’s ALP leadership graph gaffe 2. Yesterday we reported the error-riddled Labor leadership graphic that ran in Saturday’s Weekend Australian and the correction that followed in The Australian‘s Monday edition. ABC TV’s Media Watch also picked up on the national broadsheet’s howler in its program last night.

Well today, after a thorough look at The Oz’s replacement graph in its edition yesterday, we discovered that the corrected graph was, in fact, incorrect. Steve Georganas is the Labor Member for Hindmarsh — a South Australian electorate — and is not from Western Australia …

We look forward to The Oz getting it right next time round, third time lucky and all of that. — Leigh Josey

Nine appoints Wick director of news and current affairs

“As expected, Nine Network Managing Director, Jeff Browne, has announced Darren Wick to the role of Director of News and Current Affairs.” — Media Spy

Fox Footy makes history in first weekend

“The new dedicated round-the-clock AFL channel, Fox Footy, has launched to record-breaking ratings for the opening weekend of the NAB Cup.” — TV Tonight

How Forbes stole a NY Times article and got all the traffic

“They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but how much is a title worth? If the story that proceeds is any indicator, a title is worth over 6700 words and months of research.” — Nick O’Neill

Tweeting a war: how one journo is using Twitter in Afghanistan

“Journalists are using Twitter more and more these days, even in an unlikely place: Afghanistan.” — Mashable

Sun on Sunday could singe its rivals

“For all the problems Murdoch and the Sun have faced in recent weeks, it is the rival Sunday tabloids that could be vulnerable to the newspaper’s return.” — The Guardian

Azerbaijan arrests Iranian journo as tensions rise

“An Iranian journalist has been arrested and jailed in Azerbaijan as tensions rise between the two neighbors.” — The Washington Post

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