May, 2018

The worst kind of mistake … good feud guide … Tele’s beat-up not based on ‘fact’ …

, May 17, 2018

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The Herald Sun has incorrectly identified a picture of a young girl who died in a road accident in Melbourne. And other media tidbits of the day.

Phnom Penh Post hacking claims … Fairfax phones it in … Vale Tom Wolfe …

, May 16, 2018

Phnom Penh Post has been used as an entrance point for Vietnamese state-linked hackers, according to a Cambodian human rights organisation. And other media tidbits of the day.

News Corp Adelaide redundancies … ‘No Mayo nays’ … trouble brewing for Ten’s owner …

, May 15, 2018

News Corp has cut subediting jobs in Adelaide and will further outsource to production company PageMasters in an attempt to reduce print costs. And other media tidbits of the day.

Sunday Tele’s ‘inaccurate’ report … new website, same old content … US TV’s killing season begins …

, May 14, 2018

The Australian Press Council has found that theĀ Sunday Telegraph in breach of standards for an article that implied a woman's death was caused by her son. And other media tidbits of the day.

ABC has ‘no more fat to cut’ … News Corp’s radical change … Chinese channel banned from Eurovision …

, May 11, 2018

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The ABC has continued its public relations campaign against the Government's cuts in Tuesday's Federal Budget with news director Gaven Morris's address to the Melbourne Press Club yesterday. "Make no mistake, there is no more fat to cut in ABC News. From this point on, we're cutting into muscle," he said.

ABC v the government … Irish abortion ad ban … London calling …

, May 10, 2018

Michelle Guthrie has pledged to oppose further cuts to the ABC's budget, telling government that they would do well to remember what the broadcaster means to voters. And other media tidbits of the day.

Budget front pages … vale Russell McPhedran … Phnom Penh Post exodus …

, May 09, 2018

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Australian newspapers have come through again for the 2018 budget, the most wonderful time of the year for front pages. And other media tidbits of the day.

Fairfax fined for Domain ad … Family Feud canned … Comcast crashing Disney-Fox deal …

, May 08, 2018

Fairfax has copped a fine from the Federal Court over a Domain ad that exaggerated its size and reach in the real estate market. And other media tidbits of the day.

The Oz’s Twiggy apology … Kate who? … Sky adds another ex-pollie to line-up …

, May 07, 2018

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The Australian has apologised to Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest for an article regarding deals he made in in the 90s, and it only took them a year to do it. And other media tidbits of the day.

What ABC’s Rudd apology reveals … Exclusive watch … Ten pops up in CBS results

, May 04, 2018

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The Sydney Morning Herald has obtained the letter of apology ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie sent to former PM Kevin Rudd. And other media tidbits of the day.

Press Freedom medals awarded … digital platforms ‘damage journalism’ … apology for ‘devastating’ gun ad …

, May 03, 2018

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Journalist and former political prisoner Peter Greste has been awarded a press freedom medal by the Australian Press Council. And other media tidbits of the day.

The Oz v Oz … 2018 produces most complained about ads … Sunrise ditched by band …

, May 02, 2018

The Oz has set its sights on a new target: former Junkee politics editor and "fake news merchant" Osman Faruqi. And other media tidbits of the day.

Deadly day for Afghan journos … Alan Jones in defamation case … BuzzFeed’s new politics show …

, May 01, 2018

Alan Jones is in Brisbane to defend a defamation case brought against him relating to his coverage of the 2011 Queensland Floods. And other media stories of the day.

ABC restructure to cut 20 jobs … the Oz’s brave super discovery … Al Jazeera staff strike …

, Apr 30, 2018

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News Director Gavin Morris has stressed that the 20 jobs that will be cut at the ABC in a new restructure are not a cost-cutting measure. And other media tidbits of the day.

Seven recruits Ten’s BBL boss … Studio 10 replacements … Charlie Rose’s comeback …

, Apr 27, 2018

Seven has poached Ten's BBL boss as it makes the first of its moves to solidify the cricket market for itself.

Ita joins Studio 10 exodus … journalist’s killer jailed for life … Daily Tele’s flashback …

, Apr 26, 2018

Ita Buttrose has announced she's leaving Studio 10, a show that's already suffered several desertions in the past year. And other media tidbits of the day.

Eddie’s erectile dysfunction ‘fake news’ … Mamamia deletes abortion article … Google’s strong result …

, Apr 24, 2018

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Eddie Maguire has come out swinging against a fake online ad which claims he has created drug for erectile dysfunction with TV personality Dr Phil. And other media tidbits of the day.

Paparazzo’s run-in with a shovel … Spinner’s unfair dismissal case settles … Journo shot during broadcast …

, Apr 23, 2018

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A controversial paparazzo who has previously been banned from flying with several carriers has allegedly had his car attacked by a family member of cricketer David Warner. And other media tidbits of the day.

Ten wins in Rebel case … Aldi’s noice, different ad cleared … FT cuts ‘Sir’ from letters …

, Apr 20, 2018

There's a good reason you haven't seen Rebel Wilson on networks other than Ten recently. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.

Vale Darrell Eastlake … the revolving door … regulator investigates Russian TV …

, Apr 19, 2018

Colleagues have remembered the life and work of sports commentator Darrell Eastlake who has died, aged 75. And other media tidbits of the day.