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Margot Saville

Margot Saville —

Crikey Sydney reporter

What the 150-year-old Fairfax archive can teach us about media today

What the 150-year-old Fairfax archive can teach us about media today

The Fairfax archives, covering the media business from the 1840s to the 1990s, have some timely lessons for media watchers.

Meaty tales and Labor luminaries as Bob Carr launches bootstraps memoir

Meaty tales and Labor luminaries as Bob Carr launches bootstraps memoir

Carr's 'hymn to public life' was launched among some of the biggest names in Labor of the last half century.

How #metoo went from theory to real-time upheaval at the Sydney Writers' Festival

How #metoo went from theory to real-time upheaval at the Sydney Writers' Festival

Claims of sexual assault were the flashpoint at a successful and wide-ranging Sydney Writers' Festival.

Is Channel Seven the right place for Andrew Denton's new interview show?

Is Channel Seven the right place for Andrew Denton's new interview show?

If you were hoping for the scintillating interviews of Denton's ABC days, you might be disappointed.

The manufactured magic of Russell Crowe's $3.7m divorce auction

The manufactured magic of Russell Crowe's $3.7m divorce auction

Would you pay $7000 for a used, leather jockstrap? Margot Saville reports from inside the bizarre bubble of the actor's highly publicised auction.

Miranda Devine is trying to make 'cuckservative' a thing in Australia

Miranda Devine is trying to make 'cuckservative' a thing in Australia

A debate about whether Australia needs a new Trump is just another platform for Miranda Devine to push her new alt-right vocabulary.

Sing along if you know the words: Abbott's greatest hits at the Sydney Institute

Sing along if you know the words: Abbott's greatest hits at the Sydney Institute

The former front-man played his greatest hits at the Sydney Institute this week, and the routine was tired, stiff, and increasingly irrelevant, writes Margot Saville.

Farewelling Malcolm Young with hymns, fans and family

Farewelling Malcolm Young with hymns, fans and family

The legendary AC/DC guitarist, whose funeral was this week, was remembered as a loyal and loving artist.

An afternoon with the ACL lobbing fire and brimstone at 'anonymous masturbators'

An afternoon with the ACL lobbing fire and brimstone at 'anonymous masturbators'

Margot Saville went to an Australian Christian Lobby conference on the weekend, where topics included G-rated outdoor advertising and Hugh Hefner.

Saville: Kevin Rudd launches an invigorating, Clinton-esque book tour

Saville: Kevin Rudd launches an invigorating, Clinton-esque book tour

We know what you're thinking, but don't worry: this 600 page odyssey of the Milky Bar Kid is only the first of two volumes.