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Sam Maiden v Kristina Keneally … grammar Nazis … journos arrested in Myanmar …

Sam Maiden v Kristina Keneally … grammar Nazis … journos arrested in Myanmar …

Emily Watkins December 15, 2017 3 Comments

Sky News' Samantha Maiden and Bennelong candidate and former Sky presenter Kristina Keneally have faced off in a fiery interview on the network.

ABC’s new political editor … Dasher’s collateral damage … Breitbart’s war on Twitter …

ABC’s new political editor … Dasher’s collateral damage … Breitbart’s war on Twitter …

Emily Watkins December 14, 2017 5 Comments

The ABC has appointed Andrew Probyn its new political editor, replacing Chris Uhlmann.

Legal action halts Packer bio … Fairfax’s deal with Google … the revolving door …

Legal action halts Packer bio … Fairfax’s deal with Google … the revolving door …

Emily Watkins December 13, 2017 1 Comment

An unauthorised biography of billionaire James Packer by Australian Financial Review journalist Aaron Patrick has been put on ice because of legal threats.

The New Yorker sacks Scaramucci journo … the revolving door … Gawker’s revival …

Emily Watkins December 12, 2017

The New Yorker has fired its Washington correspondent Ryan Lizza -- whose article on Anthony Scaramucci saw the Trump adviser resign -- over what they say is improper sexual conduct.

New measure for papers … gag laws on the agenda … breakfast shuffle continues …

Emily Watkins December 11, 2017 3 Comments

Lisa Wilkinson will take charge of Ten's new website as part of her defection to the network. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Tele trolls  … Seven v Amber Harrison redux … RIP Lateline …

Tele trolls … Seven v Amber Harrison redux … RIP Lateline …

Emily Watkins December 8, 2017 4 Comments

The Daily Telegraph has again chosen to reference a sitcom in its front-page coverage of the marriage equality legislation passing parliament.

‘Do your research, maggot’ … Foxtel merger done deal … insert headline here …

‘Do your research, maggot’ … Foxtel merger done deal … insert headline here …

Emily Watkins December 7, 2017 3 Comments

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’ …

Emily Watkins December 6, 2017 4 Comments

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 …

Emily Watkins December 5, 2017 3 Comments

The outgoing executive producer of Ten's Studio 10 Rob McKnight will sue the network for unfair dismissal, his lawyer says.

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 …

Emily Watkins December 4, 2017 2 Comments

The journalists' union has met with HuffPost Australia staff, and says they were disrespected by their employer when it shut down its local edition.