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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.

'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.

After failing to find its feet, HuffPost Australia closes

After failing to find its feet, HuffPost Australia closes

HuffPost Australia staff have cleared out their desks after a joint venture with Fairfax ended, the latest in a string of international changes.

Huff Post Australia staff face cuts ... Nine 'cannot rewrite history' of Don Burke ... Dominating the Walkleys ...

Huff Post Australia staff face cuts ... Nine 'cannot rewrite history' of Don Burke ... Dominating the Walkleys ...

Staff at Huff Post Australia will find out today if they've been made redundant after the website announced the end of its joint venture with Fairfax Media.

Some galah forgot the author's name on this new Penguin book cover

Some galah forgot the author's name on this new Penguin book cover

It's not every day that an innocuous political biography will endeavor to keep its author anonymous, even if it is just by accident.

Why Amanda Pepe kept her story about Don Burke quiet for 30 years

Why Amanda Pepe kept her story about Don Burke quiet for 30 years

For 30 years, Amanda Pepe kept quiet about her experience with Don Burke. She tells Crikey why she decided to share her story publicly.