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Emily Watkins

Media reporter

Emily Watkins — Media 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.

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.

News Corp v Labor: 24 hours in the election news cycle

News Corp v Labor: 24 hours in the election news cycle

We traced News Corp's messaging on Labor from the morning papers through to Sky After Dark.

'We stand up and call out the truth': life inside a self-funded community paper

'We stand up and call out the truth': life inside a self-funded community paper

Four years ago, acclaimed novelist Di Morrissey got fed up with her local papers, and started her own. It's not an easy task.

How Sky News Business met its messy end

How Sky News Business met its messy end

Why did Your Money fail? Blame dud thinking and a media strategy contrary to the experience here and overseas with business media.

'I write the whole damn thing': from best selling author to community paper publisher

'I write the whole damn thing': from best selling author to community paper publisher

Di Morrissey did what many journalists and writers dream of — she started her own newspaper.

New ABC managing director will have to forge his own path

New ABC managing director will have to forge his own path

The ABC's freshly appointed managing director David Anderson was the subject of discussion at the Sydney Writers' Festival at the weekend.

What could Antony Catalano do with his new group of regional newspapers?

What could Antony Catalano do with his new group of regional newspapers?

The deal was announced yesterday. Now the speculation begins.

Nine sells Fairfax community newspapers for $115m

Nine sells Fairfax community newspapers for $115m

The sale prompts questions over the future of regional outlets like The Newcastle Herald and The Canberra Times.