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.

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Crikey Worm: Turnbull orders China to rein in North Korea, Pell returns, Shorten gains polling ground

Crikey Worm: Turnbull orders China to rein in North Korea, Pell returns, Shorten gains polling ground

July 10, 2017

The G20 meeting has wrapped up in Hamburg, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull telling China to pull North Korea into line, and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has gained ground in the latest Newspoll. It's the news you need to know, by Emily Watkins and Max Chalmers.

Bret Stephens to deliver Colvin Lecture … damn lies and statistics … but wait, there’s more …

July 7, 2017 6

Is Bret Stephens an appropriate person to deliver the inaugural Mark Colvin Lecture?

Seven apologises to Abdel-Magied … no letters to the editor … and NT News can’t help but wonder

July 6, 2017 5

Seven has apologised for a poll asking its Facebook users whether commentator Yassmin Abdel-Magied should leave the country.

Daily Tele’s dystopian future … how that Chris Christie snap happened … and everyone gets a correction …

Daily Tele’s dystopian future … how that Chris Christie snap happened … and everyone gets a correction …

July 5, 2017 10

Bill Shorten finally found a Daily Tele front page he likes. And other media tidbits of the day.

Ah, Byron Bay on the Gold Coast … Women’s Day gives Johanna Griggs magic powers … Quadrant’s bloodlust …

Ah, Byron Bay on the Gold Coast … Women’s Day gives Johanna Griggs magic powers … Quadrant’s bloodlust …

July 4, 2017

Just where is Byron Bay again? Don't ask The New York Times.

Walkleys dumps international award … coming to you ‘live’, ish … Fairfax strikers off the hook …

Walkleys dumps international award … coming to you ‘live’, ish … Fairfax strikers off the hook …

July 3, 2017 3

The Walkleys board scraps its international journalism category.

Editorials urge restraint on Pell … Times staffers ‘take a break’ … Hun lets go of snappers …

Editorials urge restraint on Pell … Times staffers ‘take a break’ … Hun lets go of snappers …

June 30, 2017 7

Let's not rush to judgement on George Pell, say News Corp newspapers that are very keen to rush to judgement on everything else.

Playboy v the White House … Isentia v Meltwater … Times subs v the world …

Playboy v the White House … Isentia v Meltwater … Times subs v the world …

June 29, 2017 3

The media company holding the Trump White House to account is ... Playboy.

Gift for TV networks … plagiarism petition … Palin sues the Times …

Gift for TV networks … plagiarism petition … Palin sues the Times …

June 28, 2017 3

The TV networks have been given a rebate on their licence fees, but will it be enough to save them? And other media tidbits of the day.

Ten out of 10 for The Australian’s cock-up … News in the mortgage business … foreign criminals …

Ten out of 10 for The Australian’s cock-up … News in the mortgage business … foreign criminals …

June 27, 2017 1

Whoopsies, The Australian has made quite the clanger about Ten's chairman -- it could be a very costly mistake.