The former soldier has launched defamation action over a front-page story in The Age. His reputation is inevitably harmed, but the question of whether he'll win the case is a bit more complicated.
It seems an obvious question, until you realise the level of hatred and fury directed at Malcolm Turnbull from the Liberal right wing has been utterly inexplicable. The specific belief system of Dutton, Abbott and Co is baffling.
A series of tweets from Sydney broadcaster Alan Jones preceding the leadership spill made us once again ask: is Jones reporting the news or is he creating it?
For Australian journalists, it's not enough to see social media as simply a tool for distribution — they need to gear up for war every time they log on.
Many predict that the Nine-Fairfax deal would see the end of Fairfax's ownership of regional papers. But would that necessarily be a bad thing?
Crikey speaks to crisis management experts and spinners to analyse SAS veteran Ben Roberts-Smith's fight against Fairfax.
The Fairfax archives, covering the media business from the 1840s to the 1990s, have some timely lessons for media watchers.
News Corp seem to have a concerted and sickeningly malign campaign to whip up racial hatred. We need to challenge simplistic notions that such media "reflect" opinion.