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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.

A gong for the ABC … Vale David Lyle … Bodyguard for BBC reporter

A gong for the ABC … Vale David Lyle … Bodyguard for BBC reporter

Emily Watkins September 25, 2017

The space age arrives in the Northern Territory, and other media tidbits of the day.

Mamamia said goodbye to clickbait two years ago. You won’t believe what happened next.

Mamamia said goodbye to clickbait two years ago. You won’t believe what happened next.

Emily Watkins September 22, 2017

Two years since Mamamia announced it was saying goodbye to clickbait, we look at some its clickbait, all posted just this week.

You can’t ask that … Oz goes Chinese … Sadness at the massage parlour

You can’t ask that … Oz goes Chinese … Sadness at the massage parlour

Emily Watkins September 21, 2017

Awards for the ABC, translators at the Oz, and more.