Crikey April 11, 2008 2 Comments
What happens when the editor of an important newspaper loses the confidence of his journalists?
Crikey April 10, 2008 6 Comments
The bunfight over board control of WA Newspapers is revealing how people with no background in journalism or media exert increasing influence over the editorial pillar of functional democracy, writes Eric Beecher.
Crikey April 9, 2008
Murky sponsor dealings and public f-ck ups are all the talk at The Age, writes Andrew Crook.
Crikey April 8, 2008 1 Comment
An experiment conducted by economists at the London School of Economics shows how Fairfax is sacrificing their upmarket brand for short term, populist stories, writes Steven Johnson.
Crikey April 7, 2008
The Hitch comes out ... Jim's long lunch ... blog till you drop ... Corp reorganises its internet division ... New HarperCollins unit to try to cut writer advances ... Nine and Seven draw rating survey.
Crikey April 7, 2008 1 Comment
The chairman of the Myer Group, Bill Wavish, is an executive with a special talent for self-publication and today The Australian has swallowed his credentials as a retailer without subjecting them to any real test, writes Glenn Dyer.
Jane Nethercote April 3, 2008 2 Comments
It was on a trip to the beach over Easter that I first really looked at a Wicked Camper van. Shocked sensibilities ensued, writes Jane Nethercote.
Guy Rundle April 2, 2008 2 Comments
Sometimes you read the obits, and you see a life that you'd just like to take off the shelf and live and the notices today for the death of the great film director Jules Dassin was just such an occasion, writes Guy Rundle.
Crikey April 2, 2008 1 Comment
If changes outlined by ABC head Mark Scott occur, the results be a disaster for the national broadcaster, writes an ABC insider.