Topic archives: Chris Kenny

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

July 30, 2015 2

Geert Wilders is coming to our shores ... does the PM have a Time-Turner? ... Clive says bye-bye Bronnie ...

They fought the media and they … won?

They fought the media and they … won?

July 24, 2015 3

Sometimes a defamation case brings more heartache (and cost) than it's worth. Here are five times high-profile people took on the media, and while they technically won, the cost might have been too high.

Media briefs: politics doesn’t sell … home of football? … freedom in fur …

Media briefs: politics doesn’t sell … home of football? … freedom in fur …

March 19, 2015 7

The Australian Women's Weekly's Helen McCabe on why she put Margie Abbott's weight-loss on the front cover. And 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 ...

Heard about wearable tech? No really, have you?!

Heard about wearable tech? No really, have you?!

January 13, 2015 4

What is it with The Australian's incessant coverage of wearable tech? It couldn't be a directive from on high ... could it?

Pakistani school massacre reminds us why we can’t blame Islam for terrorism

Pakistani school massacre reminds us why we can’t blame Islam for terrorism

December 17, 2014 14

At funerals for the dead students kill Pakistan, mourners will recite the same words uttered by the terrorists. And yet some would have us believe Islam has something to answer for.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 26, 2014 3

Chris Kenny on the ABC? It's happening ... Indi expats waiting for AFP's call ... Evans' writes revenge, but is it too late? ...

Chris Kenny, barista? How <em>The Australian</em> can become profitable

Chris Kenny, barista? How The Australian can become profitable

August 22, 2014 26

A business that's losing money should cut costs, cut wages, make hard choices and let the market decide, right? Let's see The Australian practise what it preaches, writes a senior economics commentator.

The neverending echo chamber of Chris Kenny’s prolonged Twitter farewell tour

The neverending echo chamber of Chris Kenny’s prolonged Twitter farewell tour

August 11, 2014 4

By virtue of their reach and influence, Chris Kenny's columns have become echo chambers -- and on no topic is this more evident than in his conviction that Twitter is an echo chamber, writes economist Tom Westland.

Regulator hands official reprimand to ABC over THAT Chris Kenny skit

Regulator hands official reprimand to ABC over THAT Chris Kenny skit

June 20, 2014 14

More trouble for the ABC over the infamous skit of an Australian commentator humping a dog -- now ACMA has found the skit breached the ABC's own rules.

Media briefs: Kenny apology … bikini brief … bring it on …

Media briefs: Kenny apology … bikini brief … bring it on …

June 4, 2014 7

The ABC will tonight apologise to Chris Kenny. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Dog act: Chris Kenny after more than $90,000 from the ABC

Dog act: Chris Kenny after more than $90,000 from the ABC

May 23, 2014 10

Chris Kenny has previously implied all he wanted was an apology from the ABC for that photoshop. But now he wants almost $100,000 from the public broadcaster.

Will Scott’s apology dog ABC comedians and screw Aunty’s ACMA case?

Will Scott’s apology dog ABC comedians and screw Aunty’s ACMA case?

April 15, 2014 8

Eight months after defending the ABC's right to air a controversial skit, MD Mark Scott is saying it should never have aired. What prompted his decision, and what does it mean?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

March 11, 2014 9

Who's next in artists' Transfield boycott? ... Clive Palmer's planely wrong ... Chris Kenny 'not after money' v ABC? ...

Media briefs: gay print run … Getty for free … Kenny v Chaser …

March 6, 2014 3

Sign of the times: Star Observer to monthly. From April 17, the nation’s leading gay, lesbian (etc) print publication will move from a weekly to a monthly print run.┬áStar Observer, which has been around in Sydney since 1979 and has a circulation of 18,000, is distributed for free along the east coast. It’s website reaches […]

Crikey Awards: does any title deserve to be newspaper of the year?

Crikey Awards: does any title deserve to be newspaper of the year?

December 19, 2013 10

It's slim-pickings in the Crikey title of newspaper of the year. But the ABC stood out, along with some smart print columnists, while the fall from grace for Kim Williams was hard.

Media briefs: Daily Mail launches in Oz … Kenny sues Chaser… SMH slapped

Media briefs: Daily Mail launches in Oz … Kenny sues Chaser… SMH slapped

November 27, 2013 3

Be worried Aussie tabloids: the Daily Mail is launching online down under. That and and other media tidbits.

Offensive but justified: Chaser cleared over Kenny dog sketch

Offensive but justified: Chaser cleared over Kenny dog sketch

October 4, 2013 19

The ABC has dismissed complaints against a Chaser sketch involving columnist Chris Kenny that even Aunty's own Media Watch said was in poor taste.

Kenny v Kenny: son takes dad to task over ABC attack

Kenny v Kenny: son takes dad to task over ABC attack

September 18, 2013 7

The Chaser attacked The Australian's Chris Kenny, Kenny attacked the ABC, and now Kenny's son Liam has attacked his own dad. This is getting incestuous.

The Oz v academics: Manne, universities hit back

May 25, 2012 32

The Australian newspaper has come under sustained attack this morning from several angles as its simmering spat with the nation's academic community threatens to turn nuclear.