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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.

Daily Mail provokes 'African gang flare-up' ... peak Guardian ... 'I made the shitty media men list' ...

Daily Mail provokes 'African gang flare-up' ... peak Guardian ... 'I made the shitty media men list' ...

Ruh-roh, the Daily Mail is at it again. And other media tidbits of the day.

Fake news overload ... good feud guide ... new Weekend Today hosts ...

Fake news overload ... good feud guide ... new Weekend Today hosts ...

Yet another Australian news satire website has launched, with rather strong echoes of its biggest rival in the game, The Betoota Advocate.

Bannon leaves Breitbart ... seeing double ... Oprah 2020 ...

Bannon leaves Breitbart ... seeing double ... Oprah 2020 ...

Breitbart executive chairman Steve Bannon has left the organisation amid a row over comments he allegedly made were reported in Michael Wolff's new book about Donald Trump.

How accused men are responding to sexual harassment allegations

How accused men are responding to sexual harassment allegations

Barely a week seems to go by lately without another powerful man accused of sexual harassment and indecent assault. We take a look at the different ways they respond.

Vale Tandberg ... McLachlan projects grind to a halt ... Holy War 2018 ...

Vale Tandberg ... McLachlan projects grind to a halt ... Holy War 2018 ...

Walkley Award-winning cartoonist Ron Tandberg has died, remembered by his colleagues at The Age for his wry humour.

Why do newspapers now literally wrap themselves in ads?

Why do newspapers now literally wrap themselves in ads?

In newspapers' heyday, they would never have dreamed of selling front pages to advertisers. But we're seeing it more and more for one reason: Money.

Craig McLachlan fallout ... editor quits over pay gap ... 'unmasked troll' pleads guilty ...

Craig McLachlan fallout ... editor quits over pay gap ... 'unmasked troll' pleads guilty ...

Fairfax and the ABC have named TV star Craig McLachlan as an alleged predator , which has upshots for many in the entertainment industry.

A brief timeline of Nelly Yoa's key media appearances

A brief timeline of Nelly Yoa's key media appearances

South Sudanese-Australian commentator Nelly Yoa has been a prominent voice in the "African gang crisis" -- but he's not new to media attention.

Covering Melbourne ... the most-read newspaper ... Telcos pulled into line ...

Covering Melbourne ... the most-read newspaper ... Telcos pulled into line ...

The story yesterday of the car attack in Melbourne's city, apart from some ill-placed advertising and some bad takes online, was as good as can be expected.

Six threats that Foxtel executives will be watching for in 2018

Six threats that Foxtel executives will be watching for in 2018

More people are watching TV on more platforms than ever, but Australia's only pay TV network is struggling. But what are the biggest threats facing Foxtel?