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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?

Vale Lateline, a stalwart of ABC news and current affairs

Vale Lateline, a stalwart of ABC news and current affairs

Emily Watkins October 6, 2017 13 Comments

Lateline has been a stalwart of the ABC lineup for many years. Crikey looks back at its heyday.

Sophie McNeill attack not the first time Michael Danby has targeted journos

Sophie McNeill attack not the first time Michael Danby has targeted journos

Emily Watkins October 5, 2017 9 Comments

Michael Danby is continuing his beef with ABC reporters Sophie McNeill over alleged anti-Israel bias. It's not his first time.

Why is Satyajit Das so angry about Australia’s economic growth?

Why is Satyajit Das so angry about Australia’s economic growth?

Bernard Keane October 4, 2017 17 Comments

We'll all be rooned, warns an Australian economic commentator. And if we're not, we bloody well should be.

Shock jock battle … no new puns under the sun … Tiser stops trucking …

Shock jock battle … no new puns under the sun … Tiser stops trucking …

Emily Watkins October 3, 2017

It's shock jocks at 20 paces as Neil Mitchell slams his colleague Ray Hadley over a parody of Macklemore's Same Love.

Breakdown: how did so many outlets bungle news of Tom Petty’s ‘death’?

Breakdown: how did so many outlets bungle news of Tom Petty’s ‘death’?

Emily Watkins October 3, 2017 8 Comments

News outlets were free fallin' into fake news cycles when CBS reported Tom Petty's death.

And the Wankley goes to … <em>The Sunday Telegraph</em>, for making up a rainbow flag ban

And the Wankley goes to … The Sunday Telegraph, for making up a rainbow flag ban

Emily Watkins October 2, 2017 2 Comments

Did you hear that the NRL banned rainbow flags from the grand final? You might have, but it's not true.

Will enough people ever pay for journalism?

Will enough people ever pay for journalism?

Christopher Warren October 2, 2017 4 Comments

There's good news for the optimists, and good (bad?) news for the pessimists too.

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.