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Channel Seven’s Summer of Nazis raises national security fears

Channel Seven’s Summer of Nazis raises national security fears

January 16, 2018 22

The Seven Network giving airtime to far-right extremists makes the job of security agencies more difficult, at a time of a growing threat from neo-Nazi groups.

‘Milkshake duck’ is the Word of the Year we deserve

‘Milkshake duck’ is the Word of the Year we deserve

January 15, 2018 10

Following Macquarie Dictionary naming the 'Milkshake Duck' -- a term extremely "of the internet" -- as 2017's word of the year, Crikey speaks to its creator about reconciling with online silliness that has spilled into the real world.

And the first Wankley of 2018 goes to …

And the first Wankley of 2018 goes to …

January 15, 2018 9

Seven News Sydney is this year's first recipient of a Wankley Award for a very shoddy go at last week's flash of outrage at Queensland reportedly removing gender descriptions from its driving licences.

Lehmo’s shock at radio sack … ‘I’m not dead!’ … The poetry of translating Trump’s ‘shit hole’ comment

Lehmo’s shock at radio sack … ‘I’m not dead!’ … The poetry of translating Trump’s ‘shit hole’ comment

January 15, 2018 6

The sacked co-host of Melbourne's top-rating FM radio breakfast show Anthony 'Lehmo' Lehmann has told the Sunday Herald Sun of his shock at getting the boot from Gold FM.

Why truth has nothing to do with the WikiLeaks upload of <i>Fire and Fury</i>

Why truth has nothing to do with the WikiLeaks upload of Fire and Fury

January 15, 2018 31

WikiLeaks' mission of speaking truth to power seems to have turned into something much more petty and vindictive.

Facebook drops the ‘media’ from social media

Facebook drops the ‘media’ from social media

January 15, 2018 1

The social media giant is putting an even tighter squeeze on news content, raising questions about how media companies already struggling for engagement are expected to survive.

Inside Tracey Spicer’s operation to expose the sexual harassment scourge

Inside Tracey Spicer’s operation to expose the sexual harassment scourge

January 12, 2018 28

Tracey Spicer isn't just the face of the investigation into sexual misconduct: her process is methodical, supportive, and comprehensive.

The <i>Rocky Horror</i> allegations seem strangely inconvenient for the arts fluff of <i>The Advertiser</i>

The Rocky Horror allegations seem strangely inconvenient for the arts fluff of The Advertiser

January 12, 2018

Coverage of Craig McLachlan's sexual misconduct allegations (or lack thereof) is highlighting the limits of rigour in Adelaide arts journalism.

What does Cleo magazine have in common with Mark Latham’s Outsiders?

What does Cleo magazine have in common with Mark Latham’s Outsiders?

January 12, 2018

They're both famous rip-offs! Herewith, a short collection of other notorious media knock-offs.

Media that conflates ‘South Sudanese’ with ‘African’ should say what they really mean: ‘black’

Media that conflates ‘South Sudanese’ with ‘African’ should say what they really mean: ‘black’

January 12, 2018 6

In the wake of the "gang crisis", how can you tell who is African and who isn’t? Don't ask the newspapers.