Conflicts aplenty in NSW power privatisation debate

April 29, 2008 2

No one is talking about the conflicts of interest involved in the NSW power privatisation stoush, especially for key players such as Paul Keating and Bernie Riordan, writes Stephen Mayne.

Media briefs and TV ratings: The Oz, Islam and Crikey … Murdoch moves on Newsday

April 24, 2008 3

The Oz, Islam and Crikey ... Murdoch moves on Newsday ... Something smells at Nine ... Sky's objective news ... Last night's TV ratings.

WAN theatre review: comedy, tragedy and farce

April 24, 2008 2

WA Newspapers' EGM was a mixture of comedy, tragedy and farce, reports former WAN board member Bert Reuter.

Be warned, Murdoch is an old man in a hurry

April 23, 2008 5

Yesterday Rupert Murdoch had a big day. He sacked the editor of the Wall Street Journal and he almost finalised a deal to buy Newsday. All in a day's work for the world's hungriest media owner, writes Crikey publisher Eric Beecher.

Media briefs and TV ratings: Sky News shines on, position available, proud sponsors of the Pope

April 18, 2008 1

Sky News shines on ... Don't forget your hardware ... Position available ... Proud sponsors of the Pope

Crikey’s Weekly Wankley Award: It’s time to cut the fat

April 18, 2008

Andrew Jaspan's fortnight from hell and an FHM poll that got more attention than it deserves are under the spotlight this week, writes Jane Nethercote.

An open letter to Age chief Don Churchill

April 18, 2008 3

Dear Mr Churchill, It’s been quite a week. At the end of it, I am hearing things about what’s going on in your office that make me think I should write to you. Yours, Margaret Simons.

Crikey Says

April 16, 2008 1

Was it management pressure what done it? Or just a sudden burst of common sense?

A question of intent: losing tax offsets in the film industry

April 16, 2008

The Pacific Film and Television Commission and the Film Finance Corporation have very different interpretations of what the FFC means when it says the word “intention”. At stake is a lot of money, writes Alex Prior.

What next for The Age?

April 14, 2008 2

Where to now for staff at The Age following last week’s unprecedented meeting with its de facto vote of no confidence in the editor in chief, Andrew Jaspan? asks Margaret Simons.