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<i>Limelight</i> revived by investors … 2day FM staffer sacked … A journo’s 17 hours in Chinese police custody …

Limelight revived by investors … 2day FM staffer sacked … A journo’s 17 hours in Chinese police custody …

February 21, 2018

Arts magazine Limelight has been given a reprieve after a group of investors came forward to try to save it.

It’s not that Barnaby is a hypocrite. It’s that conservatism itself is in crisis.

It’s not that Barnaby is a hypocrite. It’s that conservatism itself is in crisis.

February 21, 2018 12

In their disregard of a child on the way from the Barnaby affair, the right is stepping into the territory of post-Woodstock 1970s era cultural nihilism, which even progressives pulled back from eventually.

‘The worst couple of weeks in the ABC’s modern era’

‘The worst couple of weeks in the ABC’s modern era’

February 21, 2018 37

A former senior journalist has told Crikey the last few weeks at the ABC have been so demoralising internally that senior journalists he'd spoken to are even considering leaving.

The Fin demands the silencing of dissent on company tax

The Fin demands the silencing of dissent on company tax

February 21, 2018 17

The ABC has not uttered a single word in defence of one of its most senior journalists but the AFR has plenty to say.

<i>The Tele</i> on trial … News Corp’s new ad campaign … ABC’s tips from the super rich …

The Tele on trial … News Corp’s new ad campaign … ABC’s tips from the super rich …

February 20, 2018 1

The Daily Telegraph has gone all-out in its coverage today of its defamation case with actor Geoffrey Rush.

On resisting the ‘bonk ban’, ‘business bashing’ and other phrases made to distract us

On resisting the ‘bonk ban’, ‘business bashing’ and other phrases made to distract us

February 20, 2018 13

We all know language is loaded with politics and vested interests, so why do we still happily buy into these lazy phrases?

Lost in the supermarket: ABC’s new editorial shocker

Lost in the supermarket: ABC’s new editorial shocker

February 20, 2018 43

Fact checking is much more fun when you check what you think politicians may have meant, not what they actually said. Just ask the ABC.

Seven’s Winter Olympics spin … ABC votes for staff director … Domain’s first results …

Seven’s Winter Olympics spin … ABC votes for staff director … Domain’s first results …

February 19, 2018 2

The Seven Network has been patting itself on the back for last week's ratings performance, but there are more factors to consider.

The bonkers plan to turn remote Indigenous Australia into a free-market capitalist economy

The bonkers plan to turn remote Indigenous Australia into a free-market capitalist economy

February 19, 2018 4

With one more ad hoc solution piled on another, it's desperate times for the Mundine-Pearson model of remote-area development.

‘News’ is Twitter’s job now, especially in Australia

‘News’ is Twitter’s job now, especially in Australia

February 19, 2018 2

Twitter is becoming the channel of choice for political news, comment, opinion, not least because Facebook is vacating the field.