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Matthew Knot

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ABC aims for <em>AM</em> glory days after Trioli reversal

ABC aims for AM glory days after Trioli reversal

Matthew KnottJan 24, 201411 Comments

A sudden backflip has upended the pieces on the ABC's current affairs chess board. But most have welcomed political head Chris Uhlmann taking over AM after Virginia Trioli withdrew.

From fact to fiction: Williams leaves the <em>AFR</em> to write novels

From fact to fiction: Williams leaves the AFR to write novels

Matthew KnottJan 23, 2014

The Fairfax newsroom is in shock over the departure of one of the company's most experienced journalists, Pamela Williams.

Setting the record straight: when a correction is too little, too late

Setting the record straight: when a correction is too little, too late

Matthew KnottJan 22, 20142 Comments

When does media reporting cross the line into bullying? And if an online publication has made an egregious error of judgement, will an apology help, or has the damage been done?

Radio revolution? Tuning in to the new breakfast 'all-stars'

Radio revolution? Tuning in to the new breakfast 'all-stars'

Matthew KnottJan 20, 201410 Comments

Commercial radio is in middle of its biggest shake-up in years, but there was no sign of fresh content as the new breakfast all-stars hit the airwaves today. Crikey tuned in.

Where the <em>Tele</em> and <em>SMH</em> agree: violence and media beat-ups

Where the Tele and SMH agree: violence and media beat-ups

Matthew KnottJan 17, 20149 Comments

The Sydney Morning Herald andThe Daily Telegraph agree that Sydney needs stronger measures to combat alcohol-fuelled violence. But is their campaign worth the paper it's printed on?

Qantas gets its money's worth from the best journo junket around

Qantas gets its money's worth from the best journo junket around

Matthew KnottJan 15, 20141 Comment

Print, TV and radio journos schmooze with mostly Australian celebs in Los Angeles, but is it actually worth our tax dollars? It certainly got plenty of fawning coverage back home.

Journal of <em>Record</em>: Bridgegate revives faith in reporting

Journal of Record: Bridgegate revives faith in reporting

Matthew KnottJan 14, 20147 Comments

The scandal of the politically motivated traffic jam on the world's busiest bridge shows just how important local reporting and regional newspapers still are in the digital age.

Pyne's culture warriors: curriculum reviewers 'lack credibility'

Pyne's culture warriors: curriculum reviewers 'lack credibility'

Matthew KnottJan 10, 201428 Comments

Christopher Pyne has charged Kevin Donnelly and Ken Wiltshire -- harsh critics of the national curriculum -- to ferret out "bias" in classrooms. Their appointments have come under close scrutiny.

Abbott the journo: what the <em>Bulletin</em> archives reveal about the PM

Abbott the journo: what the Bulletin archives reveal about the PM

Matthew KnottJan 9, 20146 Comments

Tony Abbott isn't the first prime minister with a past in journalism, but his work for The Bulletin is more revealing than most. Crikey trawls through the archives.

Memo to Scott Morrison: don't deport gay man to Pakistan

Memo to Scott Morrison: don't deport gay man to Pakistan

Matthew KnottJan 7, 20146 Comments

The Greens have joined in a last-ditch bid to stop a gay man being deported to Pakistan. Ali Choudhry could be forced to leave his Brisbane-based partner as early as tomorrow.

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