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Emily Watkins — Reporter

Emily Watkins

Reporter

Emily covers all things "media" for Crikey and is based in Sydney. She has previously worked for the ABC's Media Watch and reported on courts, crocodiles and occasionally UFOs for the NT News.

How Aussie kids' TV is leading the world in kindness

How Aussie kids' TV is leading the world in kindness

Diversity, representation and 'Australianness' were all once considered too risky in kids' TV. In 2019, the exact opposite is true.

How the ABC gets radio producers to work for free

How the ABC gets radio producers to work for free

Despite doing their own investigative journalism into the shadowy world of unpaid work, the ABC has been found to be cutting corners on staff costs.

The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

When the proverbial hits the fan and someone becomes engulfed in a media storm, there’s an army of people ready to clean up, for a price.

The Victims: what it’s like to live inside the eye of a media storm

The Victims: what it’s like to live inside the eye of a media storm

INQ explores several case studies of Australians victimised by intrusive reporting.

The Perpetrators: how the media ‘hunts down’ their ‘talent’

The Perpetrators: how the media ‘hunts down’ their ‘talent’

Reporters stalking their victims need to be ruthless and persistent. The techniques are varied and ubiquitous. Today, INQ pulls back the curtain on those techniques.

How much does it cost to remove a managing director of the ABC?

How much does it cost to remove a managing director of the ABC?

Sacking ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie was never going to be cheap. But new documents reveal what the the lawyers alone cost.

Great disappearing act: ABC to shutter public access to thousands of regional stories

Great disappearing act: ABC to shutter public access to thousands of regional stories

"To see these patterns of increasingly centralised media, it's particularly concerning" said a former ABC producer.

Why is it so easy for police to raid journalists?

Why is it so easy for police to raid journalists?

While recent police raids of media companies have been shocking, experts say they have been a long time coming.

News Corp cuts 55 jobs, but no mention in its papers

News Corp cuts 55 jobs, but no mention in its papers

A News Corp Australia spokeswoman said the cuts were about meeting 'the changing demands of our consumers and customers'.

Could a merger bring mercy to Bauer Media?

Could a merger bring mercy to Bauer Media?

As another CEO bites the dust at Bauer Media, it's time for Australian magazine publishers to look to the future.