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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.

ABC on the offensive before launch of lifestyle website

ABC on the offensive before launch of lifestyle website

The ABC has hit back at criticism over its upcoming lifestyle site, and announced a launch date. You can check it out for yourself this Monday.

Press Council to investigate Andrew Bolt column

Press Council to investigate Andrew Bolt column

The News Corp columnist's piece claimed a "tidal wave" of migrants was "changing our culture".

Media Files: New Matilda editor deported from Israeli jail

Media Files: New Matilda editor deported from Israeli jail

Chris Graham, editor of media website New Matilda, has been deported from Israel following his Gaza blockade arrest.

The ACCC won't save Fairfax journalism

The ACCC won't save Fairfax journalism

The ACCC would be hard pressed to block the Nine-Fairfax merger on the grounds of quality journalism.

Guardian Australia posts first profit since launch

Guardian Australia posts first profit since launch

Guardian Australia has turned a profit for the first time since its 2013 launch.

ACCC to consider news quality in Nine-Fairfax deal

ACCC to consider news quality in Nine-Fairfax deal

ACCC chairman Rod Sims says that the competition regulator will be scrutinising Nine's takeover of Fairfax "very carefully" before giving approval.

Media roundtable: what do we want from the new SBS managing director?

Media roundtable: what do we want from the new SBS managing director?

With Michael Ebeid on his way out, who should SBS look for as his replacement? We asked some of those who know SBS best.

Departing SBS boss announces next move

Departing SBS boss announces next move

Departing SBS managing director Michael Ebeid has announced his new gig — at the newly restructured Telstra.

Media Files: Lee Lin Chin says goodbye to SBS newsreading

Media Files: Lee Lin Chin says goodbye to SBS newsreading

SBS anchor and host Lee Lin Chin has announced her resignation after 30 years as a newsreader for the broadcaster.

First to go? Concerns for Fairfax regional newspapers following Nine acquisition

First to go? Concerns for Fairfax regional newspapers following Nine acquisition

Only weeks ago, Fairfax told a parliamentary inquiry that its regional newspapers aren't commercially viable.