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NBN frenzy … Exclusive Brethren v Michael Bachelard … The revolving door

NBN frenzy … Exclusive Brethren v Michael Bachelard … The revolving door

Emily Watkins October 23, 2017

Today's newspapers have preempted tonight's NBN Four Corners episode with a very broad definition of an "exclusive".

Why racist stuff-ups continue to plague the ad industry

Why racist stuff-ups continue to plague the ad industry

Crikey October 23, 2017 7 Comments

The recent controversy around a Dove ad raised questions around what checks and balances advertising agencies have in place to prevent such stuff-ups.

Where’s this media company merger frenzy we were told would happen?

Where’s this media company merger frenzy we were told would happen?

Christopher Warren October 23, 2017

With media reform dreams now a reality, the stage should be set for a merger frenzy. So where is it?

NT News journo gone … Walkley finalists announced … seeing double …

NT News journo gone … Walkley finalists announced … seeing double …

Emily Watkins October 20, 2017 1 Comment

NT News political reporter Chris Walsh has left the paper in a shock to many in the Top End.

For the first time, a blogger makes the Walkley finalists

For the first time, a blogger makes the Walkley finalists

Emily Watkins October 20, 2017 2 Comments

William Summers, whose readership is usually measured in hundreds rather than thousands, has only been blogging since February.

Australia’s media predators … ‘The fear that permeates news outlets’ … Mark Latham sued for defo …

Australia’s media predators … ‘The fear that permeates news outlets’ … Mark Latham sued for defo …

Emily Watkins October 19, 2017 1 Comment

Broadcaster Tracey Spicer has revealed she's investigating two long-term sexual harassers in the Australian media industry.

Razer: #metoo stories will not always heal, but they do feed the media beast

Razer: #metoo stories will not always heal, but they do feed the media beast

Helen Razer October 19, 2017 5 Comments

It seems we do not believe so much in political action as we do in the political power of painful stories. This is misguided.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer October 18, 2017

Channel Nine walked it home last night, amidst the fallout from Lisa Wilkinson's defection.

Solomon who? … Vale Iain Shedden … Assange’s right of reply

Solomon who? … Vale Iain Shedden … Assange’s right of reply

Emily Watkins October 17, 2017 3 Comments

Fairfax's business pages get their businessmen in a muddle, confusing Solomon Lew and Garry Hounslew.

Who will replace Lisa Wilkinson?

Who will replace Lisa Wilkinson?

Emily Watkins October 17, 2017 10 Comments

For viewers waking up with Today this morning, longtime host Lisa Wilkinson was missing, and there's no obvious contender to replace her, media analyst Peter Cox says.