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Breaking up the boys' club: is sports media finally facing its reckoning?

Breaking up the boys' club: is sports media finally facing its reckoning?

Former AFL great Barry Hall was fired on the spot from Triple M for a joke about sexual assault. Can the station, and the rest of Australian sports culture, live up to this welcome new standard?

Australian progressives are stuck in an endless loop

Australian progressives are stuck in an endless loop

For all the words written and shared about diversity and representation, what's actually been done? And who's benefiting from the cyclic system of outrage and inaction?

Roundtable: is it time to kill off the audience Q&A?

Roundtable: is it time to kill off the audience Q&A?

Crikey put the question to a programmer, a host, a panelist, and a serial angry audience member.

Rundle: the krude yet kreative legacy of Tom Wolfe

Rundle: the krude yet kreative legacy of Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe will be remembered as one of the pioneers of "New Journalism", but how did this journalism age and where does it stand today?

'Fifty years is a long time in politics': remembering the passion and protest of May 1968

'Fifty years is a long time in politics': remembering the passion and protest of May 1968

May 1968 wasn't just about France. A serial Australian protester remembers their version of events from Australia and the world.

How useful is it to be banging on about Karl Marx in the 21st century?

How useful is it to be banging on about Karl Marx in the 21st century?

The world seems to be throwing him a hell of a 200th birthday celebration, but what's really behind the fervour of these think pieces?

The manufactured magic of Russell Crowe's $3.7m divorce auction

The manufactured magic of Russell Crowe's $3.7m divorce auction

Would you pay $7000 for a used, leather jockstrap? Margot Saville reports from inside the bizarre bubble of the actor's highly publicised auction.

Clive Hamilton and his (mildly justified) conspiracy theory

Clive Hamilton and his (mildly justified) conspiracy theory

Clive Hamilton's book on Chinese influence works best when it dissects the activities of Australia's clutch of China apologists. But he struggles to show how any Beijing influence has ever been effectively used.

'#DontBeACunt': Tim Winton targets toxic masculinity

'#DontBeACunt': Tim Winton targets toxic masculinity

Tim Winton's latest promo tour comes with a sermon about Australian men. The novelist will definitely sell books, but will he have a role to play in cultural change, too?

Interviewing Helen Garner made me question the journalistic process

Interviewing Helen Garner made me question the journalistic process

The author of Skin in the Game explains the slightly awkward process of learning how to interview Australia's best known true crime writer.