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Coming up swinging: Crikey's (unlikely) tale of survival

Coming up swinging: Crikey's (unlikely) tale of survival

To survive three years was unlikely, to notch up 20 is quite remarkable. Here's how we did it, writes Crikey founder Stephen Mayne.

Diversity in adversity: how Australian media is failing the coronavirus test

Diversity in adversity: how Australian media is failing the coronavirus test

Our news media needs expertise and resources. Sadly, it's only the ABC that's delivering.

Nats crisis: should the media focus less on the people behind the politics?

Nats crisis: should the media focus less on the people behind the politics?

As we face another round of instability in the government, is it time for journalists to reappraise their interest in covering leadership stories?

News Corp is trying to dictate a broken climate debate

News Corp is trying to dictate a broken climate debate

What to do when your usual brand of climate denialism comes under fire? Find a new one, of course.

Media uses China's success to shame Australian students

Media uses China's success to shame Australian students

Meanwhile, Singapore did better than both...

Tracey Spicer and a history of short-selling sources

Tracey Spicer and a history of short-selling sources

Taking action against a source is something of a journalistic cardinal sin. But that's not to say it doesn't happen.

Journalism struggles to have an impact in modern politics

Journalism struggles to have an impact in modern politics

Avoid, evade, bluster, lie: as political actions lose any consequence, can journalism do anything to hold political power to account?

A big week in schadenfreude

A big week in schadenfreude

Even the Friday afternoon news vacuum wasn't enough to quash the $3.6 million defamation judgment.

Brian Houston cover-up smacks of government secrecy and deception

Brian Houston cover-up smacks of government secrecy and deception

Ministers and officials know that in Australia’s toothless system there are no real consequences for departments that flout their own FOI laws.