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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.

The ABC gets a Wankley Award for promoting pseudoscience

The ABC gets a Wankley Award for promoting pseudoscience

ABC News has thoroughly earned a Wankley Award for shoddy contribution to journalism for a story promoting the unproven and absolutely bonkers pseudoscientific practice of 'earthing'.

Waterstreet confirmed for #MeToo panel ... the revolving door ... Media buys North Korea propaganda ...

Waterstreet confirmed for #MeToo panel ... the revolving door ... Media buys North Korea propaganda ...

The ABC has officially confirmed that its special Q&A on the #MeToo movement will include controversial barrister Charles Waterstreet. The barrister has himself been accused of sexual harassment (which he denies).

Domain 'boys' club' complaint confirmed ... Tingle leaves AFR ... the revolving door ...

Domain 'boys' club' complaint confirmed ... Tingle leaves AFR ... the revolving door ...

Yet more evidence emerges of a troubling culture at Domain. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

M+C make a big stink over unfair dismissal spin cycle

M+C make a big stink over unfair dismissal spin cycle

Who does one believe when the spinners are spinning for themselves?

ABC sticks to the script in its first annual public meeting

ABC sticks to the script in its first annual public meeting

The meeting was an opportunity for ABC leadership to tout the broadcaster's popularity and cultural impact, though it failed to mark much of a change from its recent message.

The Barnaby Joyce tryst is not the first of its kind

The Barnaby Joyce tryst is not the first of its kind

Barnaby Joyce and his minders could have learned some media management lessons from how then-NT Chief Minister Adam Giles revealed his partner and former staffer's pregnancy in 2015.

Court suppresses Tele's Rush defence ... ABC apologises to Rudd ... why Fox's Disney deal was done ...

Court suppresses Tele's Rush defence ... ABC apologises to Rudd ... why Fox's Disney deal was done ...

A court has ordered the complete suppression of the Daily Tele's defence in the Geoffrey Rush defamation suit. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Catalano lawyers up ... Falconio story 'too detailed and graphic' ... Ginny Stein made redundant ...

Catalano lawyers up ... Falconio story 'too detailed and graphic' ... Ginny Stein made redundant ...

Former Domain CEO Antony Catalano has sent his former employer, Fairfax, a legal letter over claims published by The Australian Financial Review yesterday.

The huge stories that could have been killed under the government's proposed new laws

The huge stories that could have been killed under the government's proposed new laws

The government says it will water down parts of its foreign interference bill that journalists were most worried about. But the bill is still broad, and there are concerns about how journalists will be affected.

Media roundtable: was it ethical of the Tele to publish its Barnaby Joyce story?

Media roundtable: was it ethical of the Tele to publish its Barnaby Joyce story?

Opinion is divided on what was one of Canberra's biggest "open secrets".