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Oct 13, 2017

Tips and rumours

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From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

The revolving door. Kim Doherty, who left her gig as editor from The Australian Women's Weekly after just a year in the job, has been named the new editor of Sydney suburban glossy mag the Wentworth Courier. The News Corp local paper covers the flashy eastern suburbs, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's electorate. With some of the country's most powerful people in its circulation, the paper has nailed down interviews with some of its high-profile locals. In the lead-up to his campaign for the NSW RSL presidency, Malcolm Turnbull's son-in-law James Brown appeared in a cosy profile about his family for an Anzac Day report earlier this year, and former Nine boss David Leckie's wife Skye unleashed on embattled Seven CEO Tim Worner in a profile on her in April.

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