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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?

Myriam Robin April 15, 2014 8 Comments

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

Crikey March 11, 2014 9 Comments

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 …

Crikey March 6, 2014 3 Comments

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?

Matthew Knott December 19, 2013 10 Comments

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

Crikey November 27, 2013 3 Comments

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

Matthew Knott October 4, 2013 19 Comments

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

Matthew Knott September 18, 2013 7 Comments

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

Andrew Crook May 25, 2012 32 Comments

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.

Rundle: a collector’s piece for the ages, The Oz on Manne

Rundle: a collector’s piece for the ages, The Oz on Manne

Guy Rundle September 19, 2011 42 Comments

Get ye to a newsagent and see if they have not returned their copies of The Weekend Australian. Its outrageous defence of Robert Manne's Quarterly Essay is a collectors' item.

<em>Age</em>‘s protest picnic … Fairfax sells radio …

Age‘s protest picnic … Fairfax sells radio …

Crikey May 18, 2011 6 Comments

Former Labor premier John Cain and Father Bob Maguire will descend on the "Grassy Knoll" outside The Age's building tomorrow to protest the company's decision to sack 300 staff. Plus other media news of the day.