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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.

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.

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.

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.

‘A headphone deal was on our radar’ … how to solve the empty seats problem … News Corp’s revolving door …

‘A headphone deal was on our radar’ … how to solve the empty seats problem … News Corp’s revolving door …

Emily Watkins September 28, 2017 2 Comments

Poor Sophie Monk, she wanted to sign a sponsorship deal with a headphone manufacturer but says News Corp might have spoiled her chances.