Gongs for Herald Sun’s over-eager eulogising and a Yowie expert

April 24, 2009

The Friday edition would not be complete without a nod to the best ‘expert’ of the week: Tim the Yowie Man. Crikey intern Elly Keating.

Canwest and Independent win breathing space on debt

April 23, 2009

Canwest Global and Independent News and Media have been given more time to repay debt, Nine has a non-exclusive, and could this be the end of MySpace Tom?

Fawcett to sue Tele over those ‘Hanson’ pics

April 23, 2009

It seems the notorious Pauline Hanson fake nude photos saga is headed for a delicious postscript.

Where in the world is Matt Drudge?

April 22, 2009

Matt Drudge remains one of the most powerful figures in journalism. So why has he gone almost completely underground?

High class ladies: how they roll in Cairns

April 22, 2009

Cairns Post readers on how they'll spend their $900, SMH's Photoshop fail, and China defies the media trends.

Pulitzer Prize winners for breaking news photography

April 22, 2009

Stirring images from top news agencies.

The lost generation of journalists

April 21, 2009

Media definition of "success" in 2009: employment. That's right, if you have a job in an industry that has no clear future, you're doing well.

Pirates capture the Australia Council’s Facebook page

April 21, 2009

Schweppes release hairy man bibs ... Sun-Times cut non-union staff ... PolitiFact.com wins a Pulitzer

Eating red meat: like smoke from a hungry anus

April 21, 2009

Last Sunday's Age carried two articles on red meat by Melinda Houston. Anybody wanting to write an advertorial should study this piece of journalism in detail, it's brilliant, writes Geoff Russell.

A degree of despair

April 21, 2009

Imagine if you studied for four years and then your profession ceased to exist. It's not quite <em>that</em> dire, but journalism traineeships in the UK have all but dried up.