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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.

'Journalist assaulted Mehajer with questions' ... Isentia boss quits ... Correction of the day ...

'Journalist assaulted Mehajer with questions' ... Isentia boss quits ... Correction of the day ...

A Sydney magistrate has criticised journalist Laura Banks who was assaulted by Salim Mehajer.

Ardern thirst: flirtatious interview with NZ leader is 60 Minutes' nadir

Ardern thirst: flirtatious interview with NZ leader is 60 Minutes' nadir

It seems, with this interview, that 60 Minutes has ruined its once-proud reputation for asking the hard questions.

Media giants unite to quash Rebel ... Top End talent bumped ... karmic typos ...

Media giants unite to quash Rebel ... Top End talent bumped ... karmic typos ...

Australia's biggest rival media companies have joined forces against Rebel Wilson's massive payout. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

NT government release terribly timed press release on Tennant Creek

NT government release terribly timed press release on Tennant Creek

There are certainly some details missing in this offering from the Minister for Tourism and Culture.

Revised Alberici piece re-posted ... Parkland's student journos .... Murdochs' big pay packets

Revised Alberici piece re-posted ... Parkland's student journos .... Murdochs' big pay packets

The ABC has finally re-posted chief economics correspondent Emma Ablerici's analysis of corporate tax cuts.

<i>Limelight</i> revived by investors ... 2day FM staffer sacked ... A journo's 17 hours in Chinese police custody ...

Limelight revived by investors ... 2day FM staffer sacked ... A journo's 17 hours in Chinese police custody ...

Arts magazine Limelight has been given a reprieve after a group of investors came forward to try to save it.

'The worst couple of weeks in the ABC's modern era'

'The worst couple of weeks in the ABC's modern era'

A former senior journalist has told Crikey the last few weeks at the ABC have been so demoralising internally that senior journalists he'd spoken to are even considering leaving.

<i>The Tele</i> on trial ... News Corp's new ad campaign ... ABC's tips from the super rich ...

The Tele on trial ... News Corp's new ad campaign ... ABC's tips from the super rich ...

The Daily Telegraph has gone all-out in its coverage today of its defamation case with actor Geoffrey Rush.

Seven's Winter Olympics spin ... ABC votes for staff director ... Domain's first results ...

Seven's Winter Olympics spin ... ABC votes for staff director ... Domain's first results ...

The Seven Network has been patting itself on the back for last week's ratings performance, but there are more factors to consider.

Waterstreet HASN'T sued for defo ... Florida shooting fact check ... Video of the day ...

Waterstreet HASN'T sued for defo ... Florida shooting fact check ... Video of the day ...

Contrary to an extensive New Matilda article and an errant line in an ABC report, barrister Charles Waterstreet has told Crikey he has not lodged any defamation proceedings against a woman who accused him of sexual harassment.