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Tag archives: A Current Affair

How the media — including me — helped normalise political extremists

Bernard Keane November 10, 2017 24 Comments

We've created a world in which abuse and harassment of politicians is normalised. The media is a big part of the problem -- and not just the mainstream media.

NBN frenzy … Exclusive Brethren v Michael Bachelard … The revolving door

NBN frenzy … Exclusive Brethren v Michael Bachelard … The revolving door

Emily Watkins October 23, 2017 1 Comment

Today's newspapers have preempted tonight's NBN Four Corners episode with a very broad definition of an "exclusive".

ABC rapped by regulator … McCormack pleads guilty … Seven’s workplace culture under fire …

ABC rapped by regulator … McCormack pleads guilty … Seven’s workplace culture under fire …

Emily Watkins September 26, 2017 1 Comment

Ben McCormack pleads guilty to child pornography charges. And other media tidbits of the day.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

Glenn Dyer September 12, 2017 1 Comment

Ten needs to fix up its Sunday night programming.

The man suing A Current Affair for $2.5 *Dr Evil voice* BILLION DOLLARS

Emily Watkins August 31, 2017 1 Comment

Kyle Hodgetts is suing the Nine Network for almost $2.5 billion (yes, with a B), claiming A Current Affair defamed him and sunk his video game's chances of success.

Quadrant apologises (kinda) … solidarity pizza … finding Corby …

Emily Watkins May 25, 2017 7 Comments

Schapelle Corby is returning to Australia! (Maybe. Probably.) So where will she go? Let's stalk her relatives until we have a list of possible locations.

Good Food Guides to go national … Aldi’s free publicity … Huge if True …

Good Food Guides to go national … Aldi’s free publicity … Huge if True …

Emily Watkins May 17, 2017 3 Comments

The Good Food Guides will now be one edition, Aldi gets a bunch of free advertising. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Cameras and tabloids turn on one of ACA’s own

Cameras and tabloids turn on one of ACA’s own

Emily Watkins April 7, 2017 7 Comments

The arrest of an A Current Affair reporter for child pornography offences has unleashed the worst of Australia's tabloid media.

Let them eat Centrelink debt notices

Josh Taylor January 9, 2017 32 Comments

Could there be a more stark sign that the government is out of touch than that Centrelink is sending debt collectors after the most vulnerable while the Health Minister bought an investment property on a whim while on a taxpayer-funded trip?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey October 20, 2016 1 Comment

The great white paper that wasn't ... crowdfunding for Family First ... ACA chides the ABC ...