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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.

New measure for papers ... gag laws on the agenda ... breakfast shuffle continues ...

New measure for papers ... gag laws on the agenda ... breakfast shuffle continues ...

Lisa Wilkinson will take charge of Ten's new website as part of her defection to the network. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Tele trolls  ... Seven v Amber Harrison redux ... RIP Lateline ...

Tele trolls ... Seven v Amber Harrison redux ... RIP Lateline ...

The Daily Telegraph has again chosen to reference a sitcom in its front-page coverage of the marriage equality legislation passing parliament.

Faine and Glover appear unassailable in ABC radio shake-up

Faine and Glover appear unassailable in ABC radio shake-up

ABC broadcasters Jon Faine and Richard Glover are among the few radio presenters with their jobs untouched in next year's line-up.

'Do your research, maggot' ... Foxtel merger done deal ... insert headline here ...

'Do your research, maggot' ... Foxtel merger done deal ... insert headline here ...

Labor MP Brian Mitchell has called ABC journalist Matt Wordsworth a maggot as he was trying to interview former dual citizen Justine Keay outside Parliament

ABC host pushed out ... Snackable TV feels the crunch ... 'Jingle balls' ...

ABC host pushed out ... Snackable TV feels the crunch ... 'Jingle balls' ...

The ABC will announce its 2018 radio line-up today, as ABC Canberra Mornings host Genevieve Jacobs tells listeners she's been made redundant.

ABC radio cuts ... Studio 10 EP sues ... Manly Daily squeezed ...

ABC radio cuts ... Studio 10 EP sues ... Manly Daily squeezed ...

The outgoing executive producer of Ten's Studio 10 Rob McKnight will sue the network for unfair dismissal, his lawyer says.

You've almost certainly never used 2017's word of the year

You've almost certainly never used 2017's word of the year

The Australian National Dictionary Centre has surprised Aussies with a word of the year that most of us have never heard of -- "kwaussie".

HuffPost's 'disrespect' for staff ... Women's Weekly cuts senior roles ... the revolving door ...

HuffPost's 'disrespect' for staff ... Women's Weekly cuts senior roles ... the revolving door ...

The journalists' union has met with HuffPost Australia staff, and says they were disrespected by their employer when it shut down its local edition.

Red Symons gonged from ABC ... Bourke to lose its local  ... Daily Mail's rising profits

Red Symons gonged from ABC ... Bourke to lose its local ... Daily Mail's rising profits

ABC Melbourne breakfast presenter Red Symons has been sacked from the prominent show, saying he hasn't been told why he won't be back next year.