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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‘So have I you dimwit’ … a most delicious mistake … do it now …

‘So have I you dimwit’ … a most delicious mistake … do it now …

August 9, 2017

Phillip Coorey and Samantha Maiden had an epic Twitter squabble about who got the timing of the postal vote plebiscite first.

Sun steals from the Mail … Aisle be back … the August (sigh) dog surfing report …

Sun steals from the Mail … Aisle be back … the August (sigh) dog surfing report …

August 8, 2017

The Sun in Britain has ripped off a story from ripper-offer-in-chief, the Daily Mail.

Kids these days … Angelina Jolie v Vanity Fair … Dean Smith in witness protection …

Kids these days … Angelina Jolie v Vanity Fair … Dean Smith in witness protection …

August 7, 2017 2

Kids are watching less TV than they used to, but they are watching it on more devices.

Young journos underpaid … yeah, nah … pay gap strike …

Young journos underpaid … yeah, nah … pay gap strike …

August 4, 2017 1

Almost two dozen young journalists in Queensland have been underpaid by hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Fair Work Ombudsman has alleged.

Laurie Oakes hangs up boots, shonks and scoundrels breathe a little easier

August 4, 2017 15

Laurie Oakes has called it a day, leaving a trail of explosive political scoops in his formidable wake.

RIP Prince Philip (again!) … don’t leak that, oh, wait … failing to run the numbers …

RIP Prince Philip (again!) … don’t leak that, oh, wait … failing to run the numbers …

August 3, 2017

For the last time, Prince Philip is not dead yet -- but The Telegraph published his obituary a little early.

MUP says it didn’t approach Australian Story for Dastyari book promotion

August 2, 2017 5

Sam Dastyari's book publishers say Monday night's show had nothing to do with them. Just lucky timing, we guess.

Newspapers save lives … Hun omitted … screw the Mooch …

Newspapers save lives … Hun omitted … screw the Mooch …

August 2, 2017 1

The Mooch was a very brief, great gift to the media.

That’s not a snake, this is a snake … everyone votes Green … Stefanovic’s big switch? …

That’s not a snake, this is a snake … everyone votes Green … Stefanovic’s big switch? …

August 1, 2017

Channel Nine's program director in Darwin casually removes a two-metre python that had slithered into the newsroom.

RN shake-up … on the hiss … the fucking New York Times …

RN shake-up … on the hiss … the fucking New York Times …

July 31, 2017 1

The ABC has advertised for a managing editor of audio current affairs, which could change the way AM, PM and Breakfast are produced.