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Community newspaper cuts … the revolving door … Tele’s Manus Island exclusive …

Community newspaper cuts … the revolving door … Tele’s Manus Island exclusive …

Emily Watkins November 10, 2017

Both major newspaper companies have announced more cuts at their community titles this week.

New security measures seek to protect press gallery from terrorism

New security measures seek to protect press gallery from terrorism

Myriam Robin April 7, 2015 14 Comments

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?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey September 29, 2014 2 Comments

RACV elections get political ... Abbott left hanging on the line ... SA public service feeling secure ...

‘A lost cause’: is <em>The Australian</em> really Canberra’s most influential paper?

‘A lost cause’: is The Australian really Canberra’s most influential paper?

Myriam Robin July 17, 2014 15 Comments

Anyone who's anyone in Canberra reads The Australian. But that doesn't mean the paper is as influential as it says it is.

Inside the Canberra feedback loop: Abbott and the gallery examined

Inside the Canberra feedback loop: Abbott and the gallery examined

Crikey December 2, 2013 17 Comments

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.

Gotchas, gaffes and the gallery: how political reporting fails us

Gotchas, gaffes and the gallery: how political reporting fails us

Crikey October 8, 2013 11 Comments

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.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey September 30, 2013 4 Comments

Abbott govt looks to poach from press gallery ... Murdoch meets Will.i.am, preaches simplicity ... PM&C likes The Onion ...

Press gallery playing to Abbott’s tune: who’s on the drip and who’s shut out?

Press gallery playing to Abbott’s tune: who’s on the drip and who’s shut out?

Matthew Knott September 27, 2013 18 Comments

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?

Death of the doyen: life after Gratts, Kelly, Oakes

Death of the doyen: life after Gratts, Kelly, Oakes

Matthew Knott August 15, 2013 3 Comments

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?

Hartcher hits back at book, critics: I’m no Rudd man

Hartcher hits back at book, critics: I’m no Rudd man

Matthew Knott July 17, 2013 29 Comments

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?