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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.

Media roundtable: was it ethical of the Tele to publish its Barnaby Joyce story?

Media roundtable: was it ethical of the Tele to publish its Barnaby Joyce story?

Opinion is divided on what was one of Canberra's biggest "open secrets".

Domain a 'boys club' under Catalano ... Yahoo7 restructure ... Good feud guide ...

Domain a 'boys club' under Catalano ... Yahoo7 restructure ... Good feud guide ...

The Australian Financial Reviewreports today that shortly before former Domain CEO Antony Catalano suddenly left the business, a formal complaint about the the workplace culture at the recently-listed company was lodged.

AFLW

AFLW "gender equality storm" ... bring back Dundee ... chaos at Newsweek ...

The decision to replace the host for an AFL women's competition program with a man is working itself up into a "gender equality storm". Last year's host Tiffany Cherry says the decision to replace her as host of Women's Footy with Clint Stanaway is a "significant step back".

Vale Michael Gordon ... good feud guide ... exclusive watch ...

Vale Michael Gordon ... good feud guide ... exclusive watch ...

Building bridges between the ABC and The Australian. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

The real reason Channel Seven elevated the opinion of a neo-Nazi

The real reason Channel Seven elevated the opinion of a neo-Nazi

Seven News Melbourne's neo-Nazi interview was some pretty stomach-churning tabloid TV. But when did the commercial news bulletins start going so low?

McLachlan sues for defamation ... good feud guide ... News Corp share sell-off ...

McLachlan sues for defamation ... good feud guide ... News Corp share sell-off ...

Craig McLachlan has engaged Stuart Littlemore QC in legal action against the ABC, Fairfax and actor Christie Whelan Browne over stories published that accuse him of sexual harassment on the set of the 2014 Rocky Horror Show.

What is behind the decline of Vice Media?

What is behind the decline of Vice Media?

Once, it looked like Vice Media had successfully grown from a subversive street magazine to slick global news and media company. But now its value is dropping and senior executives are facing sexual harassment claims. What happened?

Fairfax HQ moving house ... ABC sound library plan ... Facebook users less engaged? ...

Fairfax HQ moving house ... ABC sound library plan ... Facebook users less engaged? ...

Fairfax is shopping around for a new Sydney headquarters. An email to staff this morning fromCEO Greg Hywood said the company had started looking for a new home in or around the Sydney CBD.

Guardian crowdfunds for journalism ... BBC report finds no gender bias ... Mastermind out of questions ...

Guardian crowdfunds for journalism ... BBC report finds no gender bias ... Mastermind out of questions ...

A Guardian Australia crowdfunding campaign for a new series has already exceeded its target of $50,000, and is now asking for $150,000 to support the environmental reporting.

BBC consider pay cap for equality ... the revolving door ... ABC's new schedule ...

BBC consider pay cap for equality ... the revolving door ... ABC's new schedule ...

BBC managers are considering capping all full-time presenter salaries after pay inequalities between men and women at the broadcaster became public, after six male hosts said they would take pay cuts.