March 7, 2018 16
If a journalist has a conflict of interest when they have contractual links with key participants in public debate, where does that leave News Corp?
September 1, 2016 1
Who was that on Derryn Hinch's arm?
June 7, 2016 12
Neither leader has been game enough to face a Leigh Sales grilling during the campaign so far.
June 3, 2016 5
Gotcha journalism is, in large part, responsible for politicians not being allowed to utter a single unscripted word.
May 26, 2016
David Feeney forgets about home, talking points.
December 8, 2015 1
How do you work with Chris Mitchell? Plus other media tidbits of the day ...
December 4, 2015 4
Journalism's night of nights ... Whish-Wilson forgets about own inquiry ... name that glider ...
October 12, 2015 2
David Speers and Emma Alberici explain the delicate balance between being a breaking new journo and being a hard-hitting interviewer. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
October 8, 2015 5
Guess who's coming to lunch? ... Who was Speersy's first love? ... is Clive selling his dinosaurs? ...
August 14, 2015 2
Parliament is not the place for your team spirit. Except when it is ... Spearsy v the parliamentary Sarjeant at Arms ... join the Green Army!
April 7, 2015 14
If a terrorist were to try to infiltrate Parliament House, doing it through the press gallery might be one of the easiest ways to do it. The Australian Federal Police is cracking down on security blind-spots. But with armed patrols guarding the halls, should journalists be concerned?
October 24, 2014 11
And the nominees are ...
September 2, 2014 10
The government's intervention in Iraq has been agreed without the claimed support of Iraq. But Labor is docilely following Abbott.
August 7, 2014 3
Renaissance photography, gloating over Mike Carlton, and other media tidbits of the day.
August 13, 2013 1
The Daily Telegraph is still campaigning hard for the crown of the worst beat-up of the election. Plus other campaign bites noted along the way.
August 12, 2013 34
The leaders' debates are now pointless, sterile rituals designed to avoid errors. And so Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott fight out a nil-all bore-fest where voters are the only losers.
May 1, 2012 1
In today's Media Briefs: Grahame Morris on kicking Julia Gillard to death ... James Murdoch to face ... Garry Linnell promoted to editorial director at Fairfax and more ...
April 27, 2012 1
In today's Media Briefs: Are Rupert's BSkyB ambitions up in the air? ... How the media business really works ... Shorten's PM agenda ... Front Page of the Day ... The Department of Corrections ... and more ...
April 14, 2010 19
Kerry O'Brien has scored a major scoop: an exclusive 15-minute yak with Barack Obama, to be recorded at the White House. How did the ABC land the big gig that's left Sky News smarting?
March 18, 2010
POTUS fever has gripped the ranks of the Australian press corps, who are in frantic negotiations to nab a interview with the leader of the free world during 24-hour stopover next week, despite the lingering chance the visit will be nixed, and an apparent slapdown from the US Embassy.