June, 2018

Media Files: The Australian guilty of contempt of Victorian court

, Jun 20, 2018

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The Australian has pleaded guilty to charges of contempt of court after it published a series of articles detailing CFMEU boss John Setka's now dropped blackmail charges.

Media Files: SBS the real winner in World Cup debacle

, Jun 19, 2018

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SBS has gladly stepped in to air World Cup matches while Optus scrambles to fix its streaming problems.

Media Files: ABC keeps cricket commentary

, Jun 18, 2018

The ABC has retained radio broadcasting rights for the cricket, defying speculation that the rights were set to shift elsewhere.

Media Files: Rebel Wilson to appeal defamation paycut

, Jun 15, 2018

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Actress Rebel Wilson has hit out at the Court of Appeals ruling that slashed her record defamation payout by $3.9 million. She plans to appeal the verdict.

Media Files: Rebel Wilson defamation damages slashed

, Jun 14, 2018

The Court of Appeal has overturned Rebel Wilson's record defamation payout, slashing it by $3.9 million. Bauer Media will now only be liable to pay $600,000 to the actor.

Media Files: Kim-Trump meeting gets front-page treatment

, Jun 13, 2018

Foes or bros: as usual, front pages across the globe shed a unique light on the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.

Media Files: Campion drops privacy complaint

, Jun 12, 2018

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Barnaby Joyce's partner Vikki Campion has reportedly dropped a privacy complaint she submitted to the Australian Press Council over photographs The Daily Telegraph took of her while pregnant.

Media Files: how Queer Eye blitzed the Australian media

, Jun 08, 2018

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The Queer Eye cast have been on a whirlwind PR tour, which brought some challenges for the traditional media.

Media Files: Seven news camera stolen during shoot

, Jun 07, 2018

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Seven's Europe correspondent Laurel Irving has spoken about how she and her cameraman were robbed of their $25,000 camera while in the middle of shooting on the streets of London.

Media Files: AAP to cut staff in cost-cutting move

, Jun 06, 2018

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Journalist's union MEAA has said that staff at Australian Associated Press are 'outraged' after announcements of voluntary and forced staff redundancies.

Media Files: Meanjin apologises for ‘blindness’ in cover design

, Jun 05, 2018

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Prominent literary journal Meanjin has responded to calls that it was insensitive in the design of its #MeToo themed winter edition.

Media Files: Press Council clears Akerman’s Yassmin Abdel-Magied column

, Jun 04, 2018

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Piers Ackerman has been cleared by the Press Council for a column on the "failed concept of multiculturalism".

Media Files: the cost of the Mirabella defamation case

, May 30, 2018

The Benalla Ensign is looking at a hefty bill after the Victorian County Court ordered the paper to pay for legal fees stemming from the recent defamation case brought by former MP Sophie Mirabella.

Media Files: the Gold Logie goes to … um, who?

, May 29, 2018

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This year's Logie nominations have raised a few eyebrows across the media world, with calls that ABC journalists have been snubbed.

Media Files: Sky News takes a WIN

, May 28, 2018

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Sky News has made snapped up a deal for broadcasting daily content on WIN.

Behind Four Corners’ consent program

, May 25, 2018

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Louise Milligan has opened up about the Four Corners piece that prompted a NSW review into sexual consent law.

Samantha Maiden goes quiet, Red Symons on ABC sacking, HuffPost Australia’s phantom staff

, May 24, 2018

Sky News' Samantha Maiden has apparently been suspended from duties while lawyers investigate claims against her from colleagues, but Sky's keeping its lips shut.

Fairfax’s ‘aggressive’ EBA proposal, Fiji Times execs cleared, Obamas on demand

, May 23, 2018

The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance is warning of more trouble at Fairfax.

Are councils really banning books? … to publish or not to publish … Fairfax’s new cadets …

, May 22, 2018

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Barbie dolls and Thomas the Tank Engine would be banned in Victorian libraries according to an impressive scoop in the Herald Sun. Trouble is, that's not quite what the original research said.

Pap pics breach privacy … true crime bandwagon … White Island …

, May 21, 2018

The Australian Press Council has found that photos published by Woman's Day were in breach of radio host Chrissie Swan's privacy. And other media tidbits of the day.