Tips and rumours

Dec 19, 2012

Tips and rumours

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From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

ICAC just keeps delivering. A Crikey mole overheard a heated conversation last week between The Sydney Morning Herald’s Kate McClymont and The Australian’s NSW political reporter Imre Salusinszky at the ICAC inquiry into allegedly dodgy dealings by various NSW Labor heavies. McClymont and colleague Linton Besser had been working for weeks on an investigation into former NSW treasurer Michael Costa receiving millions of dollars worth of shares from a water company linked to powerbroker Eddie Obeid. Costa tipped off Salusinszky and the conservative crusader cobbled together a story for last Friday’s edition. The Oz — with typical chutzpah — labelled its Costa-friendly spoiler an “exclusive”.

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  1. klewso

    Bugger! Do I qualify for a refund for my Saturday night Lotto entry?

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