Topic archives: ABC

If you want a government-media conspiracy, it’s right in the open

February 9, 2018 7

The media obsessing about Barnaby Joyce and the ethics of reporting his relationship is trivial compared to the "boiling frog" effect of relentless claims about national security.

Court suppresses Tele’s Rush defence … ABC apologises to Rudd … why Fox’s Disney deal was done …

February 9, 2018 1

A court has ordered the complete suppression of the Daily Tele's defence in the Geoffrey Rush defamation suit. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Catalano lawyers up … Falconio story ‘too detailed and graphic’ … Ginny Stein made redundant …

February 8, 2018

Former Domain CEO Antony Catalano has sent his former employer, Fairfax, a legal letter over claims published by The Australian Financial Review yesterday.

Vale Michael Gordon … good feud guide … exclusive watch …

February 5, 2018 3

Building bridges between the ABC and The Australian. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Did the ABC and Fairfax just kowtow to our bumbling, repressive government?

February 5, 2018 32

The ABC and Fairfax got lucky in getting access to sensitive documents. In both cases they decided to play fair with a government hellbent on undermining transparency.

Crikey Worm: ASIO returns to Aunty

February 2, 2018

Good morning, early birds. ASIO returns to the ABC to take possession of the cabinet files. Plus, Labor MP David Feeney's resignation creates factional friction for Bill Shorten. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Fairfax HQ moving house … ABC sound library plan … Facebook users less engaged? …

February 1, 2018

Fairfax is shopping around for a new Sydney headquarters. An email to staff this morning fromCEO Greg Hywood said the company had started looking for a new home in or around the Sydney CBD.

Ex-government furniture yields bureaucratic gold for lucky journalists

February 1, 2018 32

Canberra's ex-government furniture market usually only provides pre-loved desks and chairs. For the ABC, it yielded a lot more.

Crikey Worm: ASIO raids the ABC over leaked cabinet docs

February 1, 2018 1

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister will deliver a very business-friendly speech today in what sounds an awful lot like a campaign speech. Plus, ASIO raids the ABC. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Could Scott Morrison’s refugee scheme amount to a criminal offence?

January 31, 2018 24

Scott Morrison decided to put politics before the rule of law in 2013. What are the potential legal ramifications?