Australian journalists are capitalising on the chaos of the US election cycle. Who's making the biggest splash?
Media power prowls in the dark but its presence, its threat, its strength isn't hidden. It's there to see in fawning politicians and public officials.
Kevin Rudd may have scored 350,000 signatures on his call for a royal commission into News Corp, but that doesn't make it newsworthy in Murdoch's newspapers.
No committee of elected politicians is capable of conducting an independent inquiry into abuses of media power — they are simply too vulnerable to Murdoch’s influence, writes Kevin Rudd.
Basil Zempilas' election campaign was hard to ignore, given his status as the star of Kerry Stokes’ omnipresent Seven West Media empire.
The NSW Premier has gone full Mills and Boon to exploit female sympathy. You could almost forget this is a corruption scandal.
Facebook, fake news, Rupert Murdoch — whatever the causes of the media's misery, the government must act now.
If Kevin Rudd succeeds in getting up an inquiry into the Murdoch press, News Corp will have to prove it actually is still a news company.