Topic archives: emma alberici

As government ramps up Howard-style attack on the ABC, where’s Milne?

May 24, 2018 15

The Turnbull government is reenacting the Howard government's assault on the ABC during the Iraq war. Except this time there's no Donald McDonald to lead the defence of the broadcaster.

The AFR’s obsession with Emma Alberici reaches fever pitch

April 18, 2018 13

How long will Financial Review readers have to put up with a senior journalist's obsessive writing about the ABC's Emma Alberici?

Why having star journalists is risky for the ABC

April 10, 2018 10

Unlike most networks, the ABC has to be cautious when a star journalist emerges among its ranks. Unsurprisingly, it's all about playing politics.

Alan Sunderland sent a video to ABC staff saying everything is fine

March 2, 2018 16

The ABC's head of editorial policies Alan Sunderland has tried to calm staff discontent over recent editorial missteps with an internal email and video today assuring them it's business as usual at the national broadcaster.

Your ABC platform for doomsayers

and March 1, 2018 11

The ABC continues to provide a platform for people with poor prediction records to warn of imminent economic doom.

ABC laments Alberici’s errors, but doesn’t know what they are

February 28, 2018 16

In a less-than-vintage estimates performance, ABC executives have shed no light on why they censored a senior journalist.

The ABC didn’t always treat its reporters like this

February 28, 2018 6

Not so long ago, the ABC would defend controversial reportage by its reporters.

Razer: the confused person’s guide to who is and isn’t ‘left-wing’

February 22, 2018 42

As voters continue to move further to the left or right of the spectrum -- just as they always have -- trolls and pundits will continue to use the wrong language to classify them.

‘The worst couple of weeks in the ABC’s modern era’

February 21, 2018 55

A former senior journalist has told Crikey the last few weeks at the ABC have been so demoralising internally that senior journalists he'd spoken to are even considering leaving.

The Fin demands the silencing of dissent on company tax

February 21, 2018 23

The ABC has not uttered a single word in defence of one of its most senior journalists but the AFR has plenty to say.

Amid denialism on company tax cuts, the ABC lets us all down

February 19, 2018 42

At a time when commercial media outlets like the Financial Review are misleading Australians about company tax cuts, the ABC's censorship of Emma Alberici further undermines trust in our media.

Lateline axed by ABC … Murdoch security detail … Facebook’s transparency campaign …

Lateline axed by ABC … Murdoch security detail … Facebook’s transparency campaign …

October 5, 2017 5

The detail of Lachlan Murdoch's security, er, detail. And other media tidbits of the day.

Blocked by Rebel … ABC presenter rails at government handouts … here’s mum …

Blocked by Rebel … ABC presenter rails at government handouts … here’s mum …

September 14, 2017

Rebel Wilson blocks Shannon Deery on Twitter.

Media briefs: Gerard’s lament … Eddie imperfect … death of the worm …

June 20, 2016 2

Death of the worm? Malcolm Turnbull has declined an invitation for a fourth election debate issued by Bill Shorten. Which means for the first time, none of the election debates have been carried by a free-to-air commercial TV network. Last election, both Nine and Seven carried a Sunday night debate at the Press Club live […]

On moral equivalences

June 20, 2016 1

Henderson is far too quick to criticise, writes David Salter.

Media briefs: ‘journos don’t share’ … <em>The Guardian</em>‘s balance sheet … it’s all about Bolt …

Media briefs: ‘journos don’t share’ … The Guardian‘s balance sheet … it’s all about Bolt …

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.

Media briefs: Junkee eats Sound Alliance … what price a front page … BBC’s big cuts …

Media briefs: Junkee eats Sound Alliance … what price a front page … BBC’s big cuts …

July 3, 2015

Fully half of Junkee Media's revenue comes from native content. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: Fairfax rewards shareholders … Lateline returns … SMH turns Mandarin …

Media briefs: Fairfax rewards shareholders … Lateline returns … SMH turns Mandarin …

February 19, 2015

Fairfax rewards shareholders.¬†Fairfax’s shareholders are about to be rewarded, with the media company announcing its first share-buyback since 1999 this morning as it posted encouraging half-year results. The company plans to buy back 5% of its shares over the next 12 months. This comes on top of a 2c fully franked dividend to be paid […]

There’s more to Islam than the Koran

October 13, 2014 1

Crikey readers have their say on the media's portrayal of Islam and other issues of the day.