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.

Latest

Blocked by Rebel … ABC presenter rails at government handouts … here’s mum …

Blocked by Rebel … ABC presenter rails at government handouts … here’s mum …

September 14, 2017

Rebel Wilson blocks Shannon Deery on Twitter.

Should you care about media reform?

September 13, 2017 13

Are you going to notice a difference in your local news bulletin as a result of the media law changes?

Rebel with a cash payout … Maurice Newman’s grab-bag of nuttiness … gran of coke …

Rebel with a cash payout … Maurice Newman’s grab-bag of nuttiness … gran of coke …

September 13, 2017 2

Rebel Wilson has won a record defamation payout of $4.5 million.

Fuhrer fury at the ABC … negative press gets reporter banned … Hurricane Irma hits …

Fuhrer fury at the ABC … negative press gets reporter banned … Hurricane Irma hits …

September 12, 2017

Pro-Hitler messaging on our ABC?!

Beer and baby boon: Malcolm Turnbull comes out on top

Beer and baby boon: Malcolm Turnbull comes out on top

September 11, 2017 11

In a vicious cycle of outrage, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull winds up looking relatable in a picture of himself nursing a beer and a baby at the footy.

Journos risk it all for Irma … ABC podcast fund … BBC not happy …

Journos risk it all for Irma … ABC podcast fund … BBC not happy …

September 11, 2017 2

No one does deadly storm coverage quite like US television reporters.

Logies boycott ends … photographer exposed … 25 years and out …

Logies boycott ends … photographer exposed … 25 years and out …

September 8, 2017 3

Karl Stefanovic has calmed down since he joined the TV "stars" outraged at Victoria losing the Logies earlier in the week. And other media tidbits of the day.

Who campaigned for Lynette Daley? … vale Peter Luck … podcasting’s sonic boom

Who campaigned for Lynette Daley? … vale Peter Luck … podcasting’s sonic boom

September 7, 2017

Who brought Lynette Daley's killers to justice?

Dick Smith shortlisted for Arsehat of the Year over his ABC dummy spit

September 6, 2017 42

Dick Smith can't get any news coverage, Dick Smith whinges to numerous news outlets ...

Indian dissident journo slain … ABC farewells an icon … Princess’ payday …

September 6, 2017 1

A French court has awarded the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge 100,000 euros in damages for a privacy breach. And other media tidbits of the day.