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Watchdog or Lapdog: what makes a good business journalist?

Watchdog or Lapdog: what makes a good business journalist?

Paddy Manning January 8, 2015 2 Comments

Business journalists can be dogged by self-doubt and the perennial threat of redundancy. The good ones persevere with a potent mix of curiosity, good humour and a belief in the public interest.

Who wrecked Fairfax? A cheat sheet to Ben Hills’ new book

Who wrecked Fairfax? A cheat sheet to Ben Hills’ new book

Myriam Robin June 30, 2014 3 Comments

Stop The Presses is, at heart, a story of Fairfax's board over several decades, and how it got it so wrong. Full of the corporate intrigue and no-holds-barred sledging, here's Crikey's guide to the juicy bits.

Bickering erupts over access to Age archives (that might not exist)

Margaret Simons May 6, 2010 1 Comment

Controversy continues to dog Ben Hills' biography of the late great Graham Perkin. Has Hills really been denied access to The Age's archives?

New Perkin book claims Age legend could’ve lived another 20 years with right diagnosis

Andrew Crook May 4, 2010

Age legend Graham Perkin, valorised as the greatest newspaper editor of his generation, may have lived another twenty years if his coronary disease had been diagnosed earlier, a controversial new book claims.