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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.

Marcus' Sky apology ... Cocaine Cassie's wedding of the year ... Nine dumps newsreaders ...

Marcus' Sky apology ... Cocaine Cassie's wedding of the year ... Nine dumps newsreaders ...

Caroline Marcus was forced to walkback claims about Channel Nine's culpability in the Ben McCormack case. Plus other media tid bits for the day.

Sam Maiden v Kristina Keneally ... grammar Nazis ... journos arrested in Myanmar ...

Sam Maiden v Kristina Keneally ... grammar Nazis ... journos arrested in Myanmar ...

Sky News' Samantha Maiden and Bennelong candidate and former Sky presenter Kristina Keneally have faced off in a fiery interview on the network.

Australia reacts to the royal commission

Australia reacts to the royal commission

The final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will be made public today. Here's how the media is covering it.

Glenn Dyer's TV ratings

Glenn Dyer's TV ratings

The first day of the third Ashes Test from Perth dominated, helped by the three-hour time difference, so an easy win to Nine for the night and until the test ends. The third session was the most watched program with 1.33 million national viewers (942,000 metro and 391,000 in the regions). Session 2 had 944,000 […]

We've matched every major metro newspaper to its biggest obsession

We've matched every major metro newspaper to its biggest obsession

No prizes for guessing the NT News' biggest obsession.

ABC's new political editor ... Dasher's collateral damage ... Breitbart's war on Twitter ...

ABC's new political editor ... Dasher's collateral damage ... Breitbart's war on Twitter ...

The ABC has appointed Andrew Probyn its new political editor, replacing Chris Uhlmann.

News Corp's 'political' decision to pull out of newspaper circulation audits

News Corp's 'political' decision to pull out of newspaper circulation audits

News Corp's decision to stop reporting its print figures to the Audited Media Association of Australia is a political decision that lacks transparency.

Legal action halts Packer bio ... Fairfax's deal with Google ... the revolving door ...

Legal action halts Packer bio ... Fairfax's deal with Google ... the revolving door ...

An unauthorised biography of billionaire James Packer by Australian Financial Review journalist Aaron Patrick has been put on ice because of legal threats.

'A vision of the future': Bauer's fading fortunes signal an industry in peril

'A vision of the future': Bauer's fading fortunes signal an industry in peril

Amid a slew of magazine closures, the German giant is showing that it doesn't know how to transplant its publishing model to the "baffling" Australian market.

The New Yorker sacks Scaramucci journo ... the revolving door ... Gawker's revival ...

The New Yorker sacks Scaramucci journo ... the revolving door ... Gawker's revival ...

The New Yorker has fired its Washington correspondent Ryan Lizza -- whose article on Anthony Scaramucci saw the Trump adviser resign -- over what they say is improper sexual conduct.