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?
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? ...
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. Star 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 […]
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.
Crikey November 27, 2013 3 Comments
Be worried Aussie tabloids: the Daily Mail is launching online down under. That and and other media tidbits.
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.
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.
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.
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.