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Meg Watson — Associate editor

Meg Watson

Associate editor


‘Milkshake duck’ is the Word of the Year we deserve

January 15, 2018 10

Following Macquarie Dictionary naming the 'Milkshake Duck' -- a term extremely "of the internet" -- as 2017's word of the year, Crikey speaks to its creator about reconciling with online silliness that has spilled into the real world.

Have dodgy pollies really cost Australia $72 billion?

January 12, 2018 14

This week The Australia Institute made headlines with a report claiming the nation's corruption (or perception thereof) has cost us $72 billion since 2012. We put the question to TAI's research director Rod Campbell: are we really that dodgy?