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Dowd in hot water over alleged plagiarism; NYT issues apology

Dowd in hot water over alleged plagiarism; NYT issues apology

Crikey May 18, 2009

It was a wild Sunday for the New York Times columnist. By mid-afternoon she was on the hot seat for using liberal blogger Josh Marshall's paragraph almost word-for-word.

Internet v newspapers — an animation

Crikey May 18, 2009

"I took down Nixon." "I made everyone a publisher." Newspaper and Internet fight it out.

The Pirate Bay Anthem

Crikey May 18, 2009

Swedish artist Montt MardiƩhas written a theme song for the whole Pirate Bay thing, and it's really quite annoying.

The rebirth of the news

Crikey May 18, 2009

Yes, the media is suffering -- but news itself is thriving.

How to kill a story

How to kill a story

Crikey May 18, 2009

Did the NY Times kill an investigation because it would have been "a game-changer" in the presidential election? Pretty much, says Power Line.

Grim times for financial media

Crikey May 18, 2009

How the business press failed to warn its readers of the looming financial crisis during the years when it could have made a difference.

Code of silence: the murky mix of stars, sex and sports writers

Charlie Happell May 15, 2009 18 Comments

As well as bringing into focus that culture, the Johns Affair also raises questions about the sometimes murky relationship between sportswriters and their sport.

Outstanding achievements in PR

Outstanding achievements in PR

Crikey May 15, 2009

This week's Wankley goes to some truly magnificent achievements in PR.

Newspapers stabilise but magazines terminal

Glenn Dyer May 15, 2009 1 Comment

Much to the relief of Australia's newspaper groups, the circulation losses of 2008 seemed to stabilise in the three months to March, writes Glenn Dyer.

Comment for cat food pays mighty fine

Eleri Harris May 15, 2009 1 Comment

The cat food story thickens, as a new revelatory email lands.