Media Files

May 24, 2018

Samantha Maiden goes quiet, Red Symons on ABC sacking, HuffPost Australia’s phantom staff

Sky News' Samantha Maiden has apparently been suspended from duties while lawyers investigate claims against her from colleagues, but Sky's keeping its lips shut.

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

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Where's Samantha Maiden? The Australian Financial Review's Joe Aston reports that Sky News' Samantha Maiden has been suspended from duties while lawyers investigate claims against her from colleagues in the news channel's Parliament House office. Sky is not commenting ("We do not comment on internal staff matters"), and Maiden has been uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter since the royal wedding on Saturday evening.

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