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As a political football the ABC's pretty tattered

As a political football the ABC's pretty tattered

Emily WatkinsAug 16, 20178 Comments

Pauline Hanson's demands for cuts to the ABC are nothing new. Our national broadcaster has a long history of being bandied about for political ends and revenge.

Good feud guide ... Lyons to head investigative journalism at ABC ... Opera critic rinses Age arts coverage ...

Good feud guide ... Lyons to head investigative journalism at ABC ... Opera critic rinses Age arts coverage ...

Emily WatkinsAug 16, 20171 Comment

ABC's Emma Alberici and Sky News' Caroline Marcus have a twitter tiff over marriage equality, John Lyons to head investigative journalism at the ABC, and other media news.

Crikey Worm: Joyce's citizenship a diplomatic incident, Hanson wants to hobble the ABC

Crikey Worm: Joyce's citizenship a diplomatic incident, Hanson wants to hobble the ABC

Emily WatkinsAug 16, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The dual citizenship drama continues, and the government has won conditional support for its media reforms. It's the news you need to know, by Emily Watkins and Max Chalmers.

Sorry is the hardest word ... Hack's Nazi interview ... Journos upset by swearwords ...

Sorry is the hardest word ... Hack's Nazi interview ... Journos upset by swearwords ...

Emily WatkinsAug 15, 20173 Comments

News Corp tabloids fail to apologise for incorrectly attributing modelling of a Labor budget blow-out to the Parliamentary Budget Office, Triple J's Hack interview a Nazi, and some people who swear all the time get upset about some choice language.

Crikey Worm: Barnaby's citizenship chaos, confession questions, Greens' infighting

Crikey Worm: Barnaby's citizenship chaos, confession questions, Greens' infighting

Emily WatkinsAug 15, 2017

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce>'s Kiwi citizenship is another headache for the government, and the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released its recommendations. It's the news you need to know, by Emily Watkins and Max Chalmers.

Isentia braces for poorer-than-expected results in wake of King Content fiasco

Isentia braces for poorer-than-expected results in wake of King Content fiasco

Emily WatkinsAug 14, 2017

Isentia probably should not have bought King Content in retrospect -- though the company swears it was a good idea at the time.

Nine's photo mix-up ... Aussies won't pay for news ... Reading the Samday Papers ...

Nine's photo mix-up ... Aussies won't pay for news ... Reading the Samday Papers ...

Emily WatkinsAug 14, 2017

Nine.com.au issues an apology after publishing an image of the wrong man in relation to a paedophile story.

Crikey Worm: Nazi terrorism in the US, churches launch anti-marriage equality case, immigration detention secrecy lifted

Crikey Worm: Nazi terrorism in the US, churches launch anti-marriage equality case, immigration detention secrecy lifted

Emily WatkinsAug 14, 2017

A man has been charged after a car plowed into anti-racist protesters in Virginia, US, and the Catholic Church has launched its campaign for a "no" vote in the same-sex marriage postal vote. It's the news you need to know, by Emily Watkins and Max Chalmers.

Foxtel's poor performance ... Fairfax photo mix up ... fuck the haters ...

Foxtel's poor performance ... Fairfax photo mix up ... fuck the haters ...

Emily WatkinsAug 11, 20173 Comments

Foxtel reports poor performance with slumping advertiser numbers, and the effects of channel Ten's administration.

And the Wankley goes to ... Shane Dowling, for gleefully ignoring the justice system

And the Wankley goes to ... Shane Dowling, for gleefully ignoring the justice system

Emily WatkinsAug 11, 20172 Comments

Shane Dowling says he did no more than journalists do every day, but His Honour rather disagreed.