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This week, Crikey is celebrating its 20th anniversary, so we’ve taken a look through the archives to bring you some of our biggest and most controversial scoops. Today, the column Fairfax reporter Paddy Manning wrote for Crikey that got him sacked.

Fairfax journo hits out: fear and favour in AFR takeover

April 8, 2013

Today's rubbishy "First Person" sponsored editorial in The Australian Financial Review is a perfect example of why the business sections of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age should not be merged with the Financial Review Group -- a decision announced by Fairfax last week.