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Could local news save our free dailies?

Crikey April 7, 2009

A week ago something interesting happened in the pages of throwaway US dailies -- and Australia could be next, writes Eleri Harris.

Twitter switch for Guardian, after 188 years of ink

Crikey April 1, 2009

The Guardian has announced that it will become the first newspaper in the world to be published exclusively via Twitter.

Why USA Today publisher resigned unexpectedly

Crikey April 1, 2009

More than half of USA Today's circulation is provided to hotel guests, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation.

Pissing in the sink

Stephen Mayne February 14, 2000

Col Allan, editor in chief of Sydney's Daily Telegraph and Rupert Murdoch's favourite editor in Australia, has a reputation that precedes him. John Howard, Paul Keating and Bob Carr have been known to eat out of his hand and even some of the most senior executives at News Ltd are afraid to take him on.