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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.

One Nine day: no sweet spoils for Fairfax papers from the wedding of the year

One Nine day: no sweet spoils for Fairfax papers from the wedding of the year

After a whopping year in the public eye, both Karl Stefanovic and Fairfax papers are finding themselves at the mercy of Nine bosses.

Media bosses hand out redundancy packages for Christmas

Media bosses hand out redundancy packages for Christmas

From classifieds to morning TV to news-desk assistants and street press, it's lumps of coal all round this Christmas.

Suppression orders 'pointless' while tech giants go unregulated

Suppression orders 'pointless' while tech giants go unregulated

Facebook, Google, even Amazon should 'fess up to the fact that they're publishers and act accordingly, say experts.

Canberra Times shafted in Nine's reorganisation of Fairfax

Canberra Times shafted in Nine's reorganisation of Fairfax

The controversial move will raise questions about Nine's intention for some of the Fairfax assets.

Nine confirms redundancies as Fairfax takeover complete

Nine confirms redundancies as Fairfax takeover complete

Nine CEO Hugh Marks emailed staff this morning announcing 144 job cuts and a new corporate structure.

Is Judith Neilson's journalism institute the start of a broader trend?

Is Judith Neilson's journalism institute the start of a broader trend?

Will we see more like Judith Neilson's "staggering" donation to create a more viable philanthropic journalism sector in Australia?

Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie continue public spat before Senate committee

Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie continue public spat before Senate committee

The Milne-Guthrie ABC stoush shows no signs of abating, after the two were called to give evidence before a senate inquiry into ABC interference.

Is it time to update the ABC Charter? We asked the experts.

Is it time to update the ABC Charter? We asked the experts.

Getting all sides of politics to agree on any changes to the ABC's Charter is probably a pipe dream, but in an ideal world, what should change?

Defamation damages claims skyrocket following Rebel Wilson verdict

Defamation damages claims skyrocket following Rebel Wilson verdict

Recent defamation claims featuring colossal sums in damages show how Rebel Wilson's action against Bauer Media raised the bar.

How the ABC avoided talking about race in its Victorian election coverage

How the ABC avoided talking about race in its Victorian election coverage

How to cover racism is an ongoing question for journalists, and is especially pertinent for the ABC following its Victorian election coverage.