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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.

ABC's new political editor ... Dasher's collateral damage ... Breitbart's war on Twitter ...

ABC's new political editor ... Dasher's collateral damage ... Breitbart's war on Twitter ...

The ABC has appointed Andrew Probyn its new political editor, replacing Chris Uhlmann.

News Corp's 'political' decision to pull out of newspaper circulation audits

News Corp's 'political' decision to pull out of newspaper circulation audits

News Corp's decision to stop reporting its print figures to the Audited Media Association of Australia is a political decision that lacks transparency.

Legal action halts Packer bio ... Fairfax's deal with Google ... the revolving door ...

Legal action halts Packer bio ... Fairfax's deal with Google ... the revolving door ...

An unauthorised biography of billionaire James Packer by Australian Financial Review journalist Aaron Patrick has been put on ice because of legal threats.

'A vision of the future': Bauer's fading fortunes signal an industry in peril

'A vision of the future': Bauer's fading fortunes signal an industry in peril

Amid a slew of magazine closures, the German giant is showing that it doesn't know how to transplant its publishing model to the "baffling" Australian market.

The New Yorker sacks Scaramucci journo ... the revolving door ... Gawker's revival ...

The New Yorker sacks Scaramucci journo ... the revolving door ... Gawker's revival ...

The New Yorker has fired its Washington correspondent Ryan Lizza -- whose article on Anthony Scaramucci saw the Trump adviser resign -- over what they say is improper sexual conduct.

CNN corrects 'fake news' story about Donald Trump and WikiLeaks

CNN corrects 'fake news' story about Donald Trump and WikiLeaks

CNN has played into President Donald Trump's 'fake news' narrative by cocking up a story about his relationship with WikiLeaks.

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.