Topic archives: Canberra Times

Razing the Barr: self-serving mainstream media unite against ACT leader

March 13, 2018 39

Despite the campaign against him, what Andrew Barr said about mainstream media in this country is, unfortunately, true.

‘I hate journalists’ … are we done with Barnaby yet? … doctors sue ABC journo over Scientology book …

March 12, 2018 7

The ACT's chief minister Andrew Barr has taken a swipe at journalists and mainstream media, which The Canberra Time is calling a Trumpian desire "to shape government policy to his personal, long-held enmity".

What’s black and white and (in the) red all over?

November 11, 2016

It's unrelenting bad news for Australia's newspapers.

The Chief Minister v The Canberra Times

June 23, 2016

Relations between the ACT's chief minister Andrew Barr and the Canberra Times are icier than ever.

<em>Canberra Times</em>, education minister embroiled in cage fight

Canberra Times, education minister embroiled in cage fight

September 10, 2015 6

A controversial image is at the centre of a debate around disability rights and the ACT's education system.

Media briefs: Waterford steps down … Pickering slams Project … Sheridan on Twitter? …

Media briefs: Waterford steps down … Pickering slams Project … Sheridan on Twitter? …

April 23, 2015 2

Ethical questions raised over NZ Herald journo, Canberra Times bids adieu to a stalwart and Pickering passes on the project. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

February 20, 2015 5

Canberra Times and ACT government fall out ... Kenny writes the same column twice ... and Bernard Keane's Queensland promise ...

‘This is what’s left’: Fairfax journos down tools amid threats and fear

‘This is what’s left’: Fairfax journos down tools amid threats and fear

May 8, 2014 1

More than 600 Fairfax staff across the country are on strike, after the company announced dozens of redundancies.

Crimes’ Gillard toon … Murdoch tweets back …

Crimes’ Gillard toon … Murdoch tweets back …

July 12, 2012 2

In Media Briefs: What's with the Canberra Times' Gillard toon? ... Murdoch hits out on Twitter ... Royals upset with Women's Day ... Scandinavian newspapers love paywalls and more ...

The extradition of Julian Assange

June 22, 2012 6

Crikey readers have their say.

Restoring Qantas to public ownership

November 2, 2011 4

Crikey readers have their say.

Leadership stories are just so much fun to write!

Leadership stories are just so much fun to write!

June 16, 2011

The headline was more dramatic than the story beneath it but we can expect to see more like it as this Labor Government stumbles from one absurdity to another.

Fairfax goes paywall. Well, kinda

Fairfax goes paywall. Well, kinda

February 3, 2010 1

Some stories on Fairfax news sites have been showing only a few paragraphs of the article before instructing readers to buy a hard copy of the paper to read the rest. Is this a paywall strategy in the making?

Tips and rumours: a new record for newspaper discounting?

November 5, 2009

Things must be amiss in our nation's capital, with word that The Canberra Times is being offered in a special deal for a worrying 80% discount off the normal cover price. Plus, what's happening in Labor's Federal NSW seats?

A taste of the Fairfax future

October 1, 2009 1

The Sun has come out against Gordon Brown this morning, nicely timing it to coincide with his address at his party's national conference. Plus, what happened to The Canberra Times?

Jon Stanhope vs. The Canberra Times

May 22, 2009

A leaked email has revealed that tough-talking Labor ACT Chief Minister Jon Stanhope ordered his bureaucrats to prepare an “attack” on the media’s reporting of a land bank scheme he is championing.

Media briefs: Spam bust … Community radio listenership explodes

October 16, 2008 1

Community radio listeners on the up ... Canberra Times not for sale ... Journalists Should Follow President Bush's Example ... Victim blaming or same old scare tactics? ... Citizen Media Leaders: The Journalist With a Business Edge ... World's largest spam bust linked to Australia

Beecher: No debate on journalism at Fairfax

August 28, 2008 2

There's an intense debate about the future of journalism vibrating across the Australian media -- except in the media owned by the company which ignited the debate in the first place, writes Eric Beecher.

Media briefs: Fairfax phony war, sign of the devil

July 18, 2008 2

Footy Show still showing signs of life ... Pratt and the AJN ...sign of the devil.

“I want to tell!’ ‘No I want to tell!’: Duelling memos at Fairfax

February 21, 2008 1

In Fairfax, there has been frank exchange of editors and memos, writes Andrew Dodd.