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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.

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.

Ten shares worthless … un-forkin’-believable … police stuff-up kept Weinstein free …

Ten shares worthless … un-forkin’-believable … police stuff-up kept Weinstein free …

Emily Watkins October 11, 2017 2 Comments

The NYPD mishandling a case two years ago allowed Harvey Weinstein to stay on the street. And other media tidbits of the day.

The Age turns tabloid … remembering Hef … dick-tater …

The Age turns tabloid … remembering Hef … dick-tater …

Emily Watkins September 29, 2017 2 Comments

The Age continues the Sudanese gang narrative with crime statistics, and Hugh Hefner has been remembered as a stunning success.

‘A headphone deal was on our radar’ … how to solve the empty seats problem … News Corp’s revolving door …

‘A headphone deal was on our radar’ … how to solve the empty seats problem … News Corp’s revolving door …

Emily Watkins September 28, 2017 2 Comments

Poor Sophie Monk, she wanted to sign a sponsorship deal with a headphone manufacturer but says News Corp might have spoiled her chances.

A gong for the ABC … Vale David Lyle … Bodyguard for BBC reporter

A gong for the ABC … Vale David Lyle … Bodyguard for BBC reporter

Emily Watkins September 25, 2017

The space age arrives in the Northern Territory, and other media tidbits of the day.

Fake news and hate speech are spoiling online advertising

Fake news and hate speech are spoiling online advertising

Crikey September 25, 2017 3 Comments

Journalism may have taken a hit in the "fake news" era, but digital advertisers are the ones who are really feeling the pinch, writes Christopher Warren.

You can’t ask that … Oz goes Chinese … Sadness at the massage parlour

You can’t ask that … Oz goes Chinese … Sadness at the massage parlour

Emily Watkins September 21, 2017

Awards for the ABC, translators at the Oz, and more.

‘He should be stripped and flogged, the bastard’ … Faine producer leaves … raising shell …

‘He should be stripped and flogged, the bastard’ … Faine producer leaves … raising shell …

Emily Watkins September 18, 2017 3 Comments

Gerry Harvey thinks Joe Aston should be hung (he means hanged), stripped and flogged.

Rebel with a cash payout … Maurice Newman’s grab-bag of nuttiness … gran of coke …

Rebel with a cash payout … Maurice Newman’s grab-bag of nuttiness … gran of coke …

Emily Watkins September 13, 2017 2 Comments

Rebel Wilson has won a record defamation payout of $4.5 million.