Tips and rumours

Sep 13, 2013

Tips and rumours

Journos move gigs ... spotlight on new senators ... Michelle Grattan in biscuit faux pas ...

From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours … Journo movements. Climate change gun Marcus Priest, who's at The Australian Financial Review, has quit. Priest, a lawyer, is heading to a private law firm in Canberra. He's one of the few Australian reporters who fully understand climate change policy ... come back, Marcus, your readers need you. The Fin gig used to be held by the equally impressive John Breusch. Meanwhile, Bianca Hall is the new political correspondent for the Fairfax Sunday papers:

The gig used to be held by Jess Wright, who ran into trouble for a story on Cory Bernardi (Fairfax had to retract and apologise). Chris Johnston did the job for a while in between Wright and Hall. Wright is now "breaking news reporter" at The Age. 

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2 thoughts on “Tips and rumours

  1. Shaniq'ua Shardonn'ay

    OMG – a personalised certificate of Completion from Johnny Himselfs. That’s one for the fridge

  2. David Heslin

    Eight out of eight first go! Admittedly, it helps to have the agenda at the back of your mind (obviously, ‘maximum’ answer for the ‘how many women in cabinet’ question, even if it was only, like, 4 out of 28). Printing out my certificate as we speak.

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