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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Sorry is the hardest word … Hack’s Nazi interview … Journos upset by swearwords …

Sorry is the hardest word … Hack’s Nazi interview … Journos upset by swearwords …

August 15, 2017 3

News Corp tabloids fail to apologise for incorrectly attributing modelling of a Labor budget blow-out to the Parliamentary Budget Office, Triple J's Hack interview a Nazi, and some people who swear all the time get upset about some choice language.

Crikey Worm: Barnaby’s citizenship chaos, confession questions, Greens’ infighting

August 15, 2017

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce>'s Kiwi citizenship is another headache for the government, and the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released its recommendations. It's the news you need to know, by Emily Watkins and Max Chalmers.

Isentia braces for poorer-than-expected results in wake of King Content fiasco

August 14, 2017

Isentia probably should not have bought King Content in retrospect -- though the company swears it was a good idea at the time.

Nine’s photo mix-up … Aussies won’t pay for news … Reading the Samday Papers …

Nine’s photo mix-up … Aussies won’t pay for news … Reading the Samday Papers …

August 14, 2017

Nine.com.au issues an apology after publishing an image of the wrong man in relation to a paedophile story.

Crikey Worm: Nazi terrorism in the US, churches launch anti-marriage equality case, immigration detention secrecy lifted

August 14, 2017

A man has been charged after a car plowed into anti-racist protesters in Virginia, US, and the Catholic Church has launched its campaign for a "no" vote in the same-sex marriage postal vote. It's the news you need to know, by Emily Watkins and Max Chalmers.

Foxtel’s poor performance … Fairfax photo mix up … fuck the haters …

Foxtel’s poor performance … Fairfax photo mix up … fuck the haters …

August 11, 2017 3

Foxtel reports poor performance with slumping advertiser numbers, and the effects of channel Ten's administration.

And the Wankley goes to … Shane Dowling, for gleefully ignoring the justice system

August 11, 2017 2

Shane Dowling says he did no more than journalists do every day, but His Honour rather disagreed.

ABC staff warned to be ‘impartial’ in marriage equality debate

August 10, 2017 16

The ABC has issued a directive to its news division to remain impartial in the marriage equality debate and give both sides an equal hearing.

Dowling jailed for contempt … ‘fire and furry’ … C-bomb Tom …

Dowling jailed for contempt … ‘fire and furry’ … C-bomb Tom …

August 10, 2017 3

Maverick blogger Shane Dowling has been jailed for four months for contempt of court. Unsurprisingly, he was tweeting about it to the last.

What on earth is The New York Times doing in Australia?

August 9, 2017 9

Is The New York Times fulfilling its mission in Australia, or is it ruffling too many local feathers?