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Topic archives: current affairs programs

<em>Dateline</em> purge as SBS hunts down traitors and dissidents

Dateline purge as SBS hunts down traitors and dissidents

November 19, 2014 12

Dateline's 25-strong team will be reduced to a handful of permanent positions as the program moves to a half-hour format in 2015. Staff were told they wouldn't be needed next year in one-on-one meetings yesterday.

Dateline worth saving

November 19, 2014

Crikey readers talk Dateline and India's troubling human rights record.

The dirty tactics of TV news

July 25, 2012 2

Crikey readers have their say.

TV current affairs hack: why we’re bastards to grieving families

TV current affairs hack: why we’re bastards to grieving families

July 24, 2012 54

The controversy surrounding the treatment of the family of 13-year-old Molly Lord ignites new debate on media ethics. A former TV current affairs reporter explains why they do what they do.

Last night’s TV ratings

December 7, 2007

A blow-by-blow account of last night's primetime TV ratings battle.

Switching off the 6pm news

December 6, 2007 4

Viewer are switching off the 6pm news bulletins on Seven and Nine and their 6.30pm "current affairs" programs, and the ABC is the chief beneficiary, writes Glenn Dyer.