Crikey Says

May 7, 2008 1

The Age's Catherine Deveny was in fine form this morning.

Don’t write off Coles, says former Woolies bigwig

May 7, 2008

Coles is not dead in the water. Wesfarmers made a good buy; that is, provided they successfully execute their strategy to compete effectively with Woolies, writes former Woolworths Executive Chairman Paul Simons.

Morning Market Report

May 7, 2008

The highs and lows of today's stockmarket activity.

Music industry propaganda hits a bum note

May 6, 2008 5

The digitial revolution in music distribution is starting to get nasty, writes technology blogger Stilgherrian.

Logies, who needs ’em? Viewers vote with their flickers

May 5, 2008 1

Viewers turned off in droves and there are serieous questions to be answered about the voting that delivered Kate Ritchie the Gold Logie ... again. By Glenn Dyer.

Has Rupert Murdoch become a hard-core Muslim?

May 5, 2008

According to The Australian, talking about "the tragedy of the Palestinians and what’s happened to them" is clearly an example of "hardline Islam", writes Irfan Yusuf.

Media briefs and TV ratings: SMH click sluts, Seven’s naming shame

May 5, 2008

SMH click sluts ... Seven's naming shame ... Underbelly on DVD in Victoria? Fugedaboutit ... An Independent Mexican standoff ... No Newsday for Murdoch ...

Back to the Future of Journalism

May 2, 2008 1

The future of journalism is the subject of much discussion and experimentation overseas, but until recently the debates has been largely absent among Australian journalists, writes Margaret Simons.

Crikey Says

May 2, 2008

It would be nice to say that the degrading, sexist kerfuffle that has rubbed the AFL community's face in Sam Newman over the past week should simply be ignored. It hasn't been.

Media briefs and TV ratings: Sky News satin watch, speaking of talking turkeys, Let Murdoch be Murdoch

May 1, 2008

Sky News satin watch ... speaking of talking turkeys ... Goss becomes commercial TV lobby group boss ... the stupidest person in New York ... another one bites the dust ... can Oprah save the Tom Cruise brand? ... Let Murdoch be Murdoch.