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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".

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.

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.

ABC’s ‘exclusive’ with HRC … Hendo’s howlers … Disney copies Aunty ….

ABC’s ‘exclusive’ with HRC … Hendo’s howlers … Disney copies Aunty ….

Emily Watkins October 16, 2017 11 Comments

Aunty's chat with Hillary Clinton isn't that special. And other media tidbits of the day.

Audio and video are the new ABC buzzwords, internal documents show

Audio and video are the new ABC buzzwords, internal documents show

Emily Watkins October 16, 2017 8 Comments

The ABC is preparing for yet another restructure announcement, where it's likely to make changes to increase communication and content between its silos.

Social media policies just another weapon in the war on journos

Social media policies just another weapon in the war on journos

Christopher Warren October 16, 2017 2 Comments

A company's social media policy may seem like window-dressing, but under the surface it's just another tool for controlling employees.

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.

How are Australian freelance journalists funding their work?

How are Australian freelance journalists funding their work?

Emily Watkins October 9, 2017 1 Comment

It's getting harder and harder for freelance journalists to get by just on selling work to legacy media, so how are they getting by?