November 10, 2017
Both major newspaper companies have announced more cuts at their community titles this week.
April 7, 2015 14
If a terrorist were to try to infiltrate Parliament House, doing it through the press gallery might be one of the easiest ways to do it. The Australian Federal Police is cracking down on security blind-spots. But with armed patrols guarding the halls, should journalists be concerned?
September 29, 2014 2
RACV elections get political ... Abbott left hanging on the line ... SA public service feeling secure ...
July 17, 2014 15
Anyone who's anyone in Canberra reads The Australian. But that doesn't mean the paper is as influential as it says it is.
December 2, 2013 17
Christopher Pyne pissed off the press gallery -- and they're exacting their revenge. Former adviser and journo Marcus Priest examines the old Canberra games played under Tony Abbott.
October 8, 2013 11
Broadcaster and journalist Jonathan Green calls for a better political debate in his new book The Year My Politics Broke. It's all personality over policy.
September 30, 2013 4
Abbott govt looks to poach from press gallery ... Murdoch meets Will.i.am, preaches simplicity ... PM&C likes The Onion ...
September 27, 2013 18
The press gallery is scrambling to realign their contacts book and make friends with the right people in Tony Abbott's government. So who'll be in favour and who might be shut out?
August 15, 2013 3
There are three undisputed doyens of political reporting: Laurie Oakes, Michelle Grattan and Paul Kelly. But all are past retirement age. What will political reporting be like when they are gone?
July 17, 2013 29
In her new book Kerry-Anne Walsh accuses former Fairfax colleague Peter Hartcher of barracking for Kevin Rudd. Hartcher denies it. Does anyone have an agenda here, or is it business as usual?
June 27, 2013 3
How did the media -- both in Australia and overseas -- respond to the downfall of Julia Gillard and the rebirth of Kevin Rudd? Crikey has all the front pages and the best analysis.
April 15, 2013 21
Should journalists accept leaks in exchange for not seeking critical comment? Crikey examines the pros and cons of the media "drops" that you're not told about.