McLachlan fights back … the BBC takes on Today … the revolving door

McLachlan fights back … the BBC takes on Today … the revolving door

January 22, 2018 1

Actor Craig McLachlan will sue Fairfax Media and the ABC for defamation over allegations they have published of sexual harassment and indecent behaviour while working on the 2014 production of Rocky Horror Show.

Seven’s record low shares … Peter Greste takes up uni role … why did we just hear about Stormy Daniels? …

Seven’s record low shares … Peter Greste takes up uni role … why did we just hear about Stormy Daniels? …

January 19, 2018 2

The year has started with record-low share prices for Seven West Media, down 3.6%.

Wolff book in TV adaptation … vale Steven Alward … Ten’s new owners? …

Wolff book in TV adaptation … vale Steven Alward … Ten’s new owners? …

January 18, 2018

Trump White House heads for the screen treatment while Channel Ten falls could be seeing a new ownership structure.

Crinkling News folds … radio host sacked … Stan Grant’s new show …

Crinkling News folds … radio host sacked … Stan Grant’s new show …

January 17, 2018 2

Children's newspaper Crinkling News has folded, just months after it crowdfunded more than $200,000 to keep itself afloat.

Seven’s neo-Nazi interview was ‘newsworthy’ … The Grauniad’s new look … new Footy Show host announced …

Seven’s neo-Nazi interview was ‘newsworthy’ … The Grauniad’s new look … new Footy Show host announced …

January 16, 2018 1

Seven News Melbourne's news director has defended an interview with neo-Nazi Blair Cottrell which painted Cottrell as a right-wing activist with a community focus, and did not include any of his convictions (which include arson and making threats to kill).

Lehmo’s shock at radio sack … ‘I’m not dead!’ … The poetry of translating Trump’s ‘shit hole’ comment

Lehmo’s shock at radio sack … ‘I’m not dead!’ … The poetry of translating Trump’s ‘shit hole’ comment

January 15, 2018 6

The sacked co-host of Melbourne's top-rating FM radio breakfast show Anthony 'Lehmo' Lehmann has told the Sunday Herald Sun of his shock at getting the boot from Gold FM.

Daily Mail provokes ‘African gang flare-up’ … peak Guardian … ‘I made the shitty media men list’ …

Daily Mail provokes ‘African gang flare-up’ … peak Guardian … ‘I made the shitty media men list’ …

January 12, 2018

Ruh-roh, the Daily Mail is at it again. And other media tidbits of the day.

Fake news overload … good feud guide … new Weekend Today hosts …

Fake news overload … good feud guide … new Weekend Today hosts …

January 11, 2018 3

Yet another Australian news satire website has launched, with rather strong echoes of its biggest rival in the game, The Betoota Advocate.

Bannon leaves Breitbart … seeing double … Oprah 2020 …

Bannon leaves Breitbart … seeing double … Oprah 2020 …

January 10, 2018 1

Breitbart executive chairman Steve Bannon has left the organisation amid a row over comments he allegedly made were reported in Michael Wolff's new book about Donald Trump.

Vale Tandberg … McLachlan projects grind to a halt … Holy War 2018 …

Vale Tandberg … McLachlan projects grind to a halt … Holy War 2018 …

January 9, 2018 8

Walkley Award-winning cartoonist Ron Tandberg has died, remembered by his colleagues at The Age for his wry humour.