Daily Telegraph: Guilty until proven innocent

September 25, 2008 1

A Sydney man’s chances of getting a fair trial just took a dive, courtesy of the Telegraph’s rush to judgment, writes Greg Barns.

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

September 25, 2008

16 months in Baxter: $160K ... Faris the bearded fool ... fun and games in Treasury ...

Rocky outlook or not, CMH boss John Alexander is in the money

September 25, 2008

The share price might be plunging and there might be a nasty meeting with the banks looming, but CMH boss John Alexander is sitting pretty, writes Glenn Dyer.

Shorting ban causes bedlam as Macquarie recovers again

September 22, 2008

The remarkable decision by ASIC yesterday to ban all short-selling for 30 days caused a delay in the opening of trade this morning as investors scrambled to work out what it all meant, writes Stephen Mayne.

Media briefs: ABC blows Thursday night competition out of the water

September 19, 2008

ABC blows Thursday night competition out of the water ... PBL 'phases out' CEO of ACP Magazines ... In defence of spin doctors ... Bloggers can be trusted, honest ... Google raising newspaper morgues from the dead?

How The Australian disgraced itself over Macquarie

September 19, 2008 2

The Australian delivered a third straight day of outrageous reporting on Macquarie Group this morning, but has already started backing off after the stock soared 31% in morning trade and numerous commentators attacked, writes Stephen Mayne.

More than meets the eye in prostate cancer screening

September 18, 2008 7

Public health and cancer experts who argue there is insufficient evidence to prove that the benefits of prostate cancer screening outweigh harms, writes Melissa Sweet.

Media briefs: Fairfax does a Franco Cozzo, The Guiness Book of PR

September 18, 2008 1

Fairfax does a Franco Cozzo ... The Guiness Book of PR ... Is the ad biz ready for black people? ...

You can’t take it with you (unless it’s your energy bill)

September 17, 2008 4

AGL appears to have begun to charge customers extra for being dead, writes Stephen Downes.

Advertising on That’s old news

September 16, 2008 2

It appears that there are ads already being hosted on, writes Sophie Black.