Topic archives: Chris Mitchell

Guy Rundle reads the Oz so you don’t have to

May 22, 2018 9

Even a casual glance at The Australian reveals that the right is at war with itself, even if it won't admit to it.

Guy Rundle reads the Oz so you don’t have to

April 23, 2018 11

It's dirty work, but someone's gotta do it.

News Corp makes a mess of its attempted Press Council beat-up, surprising no one

June 13, 2017

And Chris Mitchell's rambling piece is the icing on the cake.

C’mon, Chris Mitchell, leave Marshall McLuhan out of it

May 29, 2017 7

Chris Mitchell decided to write a column based on the precepts of Marshall McLuhan. Except he completely, 100% misunderstands Marshall McLuhan.

Chris Mitchell admits he really stuffed his relationship with Abbott

March 29, 2017 1

Tony Abbott refuses to speak to Mitchell.

Tips and rumours

March 29, 2017 1

Abetz's invisible army ... Culleton still at it ... the scare campaign that wasn't ...

The right continues to misunderstand 18C, and what’s Chris Mitchell up to these days?

March 8, 2017 4

Also, a correction for Gerard Henderson.

What Chris Mitchell gets so wrong about the ABC

February 7, 2017 8

The broader context for all this carping is framed by two developments now creeping into view over the ABC’s horizon. One is genuinely significant; the other, in truth, trivial. Former Media Watch executive producer David Salter explains.

Ideology and business

October 25, 2016 2

Crikey readers respond to yesterday's edition.

How Chris Mitchell dragged The Australian to the right

October 24, 2016 15

Chris Mitchell made some big changes to the way things were done at The Australian.

Did Abbott mock Gillard’s bum?

October 13, 2016

Chris Mitchell says Tony Abbott stood up in front of journalists to mimic Julia Gillard's walk. But a journo who was supposedly at the dinner has no memory of the incident ...

Mitchell on the News Corp tabloids: get off my turf

September 27, 2016 2

Chris Mitchell reckons News Corp tabloids should leave national news to The Australian. Because of course he does.

In a slap to Mitchell, News Corp reminds editors: we don’t break confidences

September 23, 2016 5

Chris Mitchell has freely broken confidences and betrayed sources in his new tell-all memoir. But News' executive chairman tells the company's leaders that's a no-no.

NYT’s Lionel Shriver coverage sets alarming new standard for ‘on the record’

September 16, 2016 3

Some controversial comments, uttered off the cuff at a cocktail party, were later published in The New York Times. Myriam Robin and Sally Whyte report.

Rupert Murdoch through the eyes of one of his most loyal editors

September 15, 2016 7

Rupert Murdoch likes editors with ideas, but he fills the commercial side with 'yes men', according to Chris Mitchell.

Media briefs: wrong guy … croc v UFO … ABC No. 1 for news …

Media briefs: wrong guy … croc v UFO … ABC No. 1 for news …

August 29, 2016

There were two Peter Rushtons, both priests. One was a paedophile, one was not. You can see where this is going ...

The Australian mistakenly accuses Chris Mitchell’s relative of being a paedophile

The Australian mistakenly accuses Chris Mitchell’s relative of being a paedophile

August 29, 2016

There were two Peter Rushtons, both priests. One was a paedophile, one was not. You can see where this is going ...

Oz’s front-page ‘exclusive’ a broken embargo

Oz’s front-page ‘exclusive’ a broken embargo

August 23, 2016

Today's front-page "exclusive" in The Australian is only exclusive because the paper chose to break an embargo.

Chris Mitchell calls us dweebs, throws shade at Hywood, generally gets it wrong (again)

August 22, 2016 3

Oh, Chris. Why've you got to be so mean?

Media briefs: viewers don’t mean profits … down with Twitter … going for gold …

Media briefs: viewers don’t mean profits … down with Twitter … going for gold …

August 8, 2016 4

Chris Mitchell really hates Twitter. And other media tidbits of the day.