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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.

Sunday Age censured for strip search report ... Fairfax's 'good news' ... video of the day ...

Sunday Age censured for strip search report ... Fairfax's 'good news' ... video of the day ...

The Sunday Age breached Australian Press Council standards with a first-person account of a police strip search, which was later found to be false.

'You can't call it journalism': business reporting takes a turn for the convenient

'You can't call it journalism': business reporting takes a turn for the convenient

As business reporting has faced more and more cuts, a gap in the market is being filled by PR agencies pushing their clients in their own news websites.

How it feels to be a Holy War casualty

How it feels to be a Holy War casualty

Roz Ward says she suffered real physical effects from the stress of The Australian's campaign against her.

The war against Julian Disney

The war against Julian Disney

It all started so promisingly for the relationship between former Press Council chair Julian Disney and News Corp. Then, in August 2014, everything changed ...

The war against Paul Barry

The war against Paul Barry

In many ways Barry is the prototypical target for The Australian.

Dash for Cash ... A-listers' anti-piracy hypocrisy ... reader support grows at The Guardian ...

Dash for Cash ... A-listers' anti-piracy hypocrisy ... reader support grows at The Guardian ...

Michaelia Cash's current crisis has been a gift to headline writers. We've picked out some of the best.

Seven News wins a Wankley for flu-vaccine death scare

Seven News wins a Wankley for flu-vaccine death scare

Yahoo7 knocked it out of the park on Thursday with a post appearing to suggest the vaccine had claimed an "eighth victim".

Yes, there's also important journalism

Yes, there's also important journalism

The Australian's campaigns are not always irrational beat-ups or vicious personal attacks.

ABC offices raided by police ... Rundle: Lateline's journalistic triumph ... News Corp editors appointed ...

ABC offices raided by police ... Rundle: Lateline's journalistic triumph ... News Corp editors appointed ...

The ABC's Brisbane offices have been searched by Queensland police over a series of stories based on leaked cabinet documents.