Topic archives: foreign correspondents

Trump’s Muslim ban will compromise the work of foreign correspondents

January 30, 2017

Be prepared to get no, or very sketchy, coverage from those seven countries banned from the US.

He saved my life in Afghanistan. So why did Australia want to send him to Nauru?

August 26, 2016

Many people in Afghanistan risked their lives and their families to help foreign journalists. But foreign correspondent John Martinkus says after the West has no need for such people anymore, we often leave them to be killed.

The grim, deadly reminders that the war in Afghanistan has failed

April 26, 2016 5

Since Australian troops left, Afghanistan has become even more dangerous, writes former foreign correspondent John Martinkus.

What is driving Tony Abbott?

March 16, 2015 3

Crikey readers have their say on the issues of the day.

How to cover international news without paying (much) for it

How to cover international news without paying (much) for it

March 13, 2015

Foreign coverage is expensive. From fixers to freelancers, former foreign news editor and academic Colleen Murrell tells Crikey how Australian media organisations are trying to make it less so.

Overseas coverage sweeps Walkleys as ABC cuts jobs at <em>Foreign Correspondent</em>

Overseas coverage sweeps Walkleys as ABC cuts jobs at Foreign Correspondent

December 9, 2014 3

Four of Foreign Correspondent's producer's finish up this year, as the program gets its budget trimmed in 2015. But executive producer Steve Taylor says the show will be stronger than ever.

Foreign journos in China report three-fold increase in the harassment of sources

Foreign journos in China report three-fold increase in the harassment of sources

September 15, 2014

The foreign correspondent's body says it fears China is rapidly eroding the progress it made in the lead-up to the 2008 Olympics, when many restrictions on foreign press were relaxed for the first time.

Media briefs: <em>Oz</em> Tokyo bureau … UK spooks and the media …

Media briefs: Oz Tokyo bureau … UK spooks and the media …

November 8, 2013

The Oz leaves Tokyo bureau on ice ... UK spooks get a light grilling ... when kids don't get their candy ... front page of the day ...

Media briefs: ABC Mandela watch … Two of Us PR? … Van G’Obama …

Media briefs: ABC Mandela watch … Two of Us PR? … Van G’Obama …

June 18, 2013

A fortnight ago, Crikey promised to keep you up to date with the happenings at Two of Us -- the much-loved Good Weekend column. Plus other media news.

Media briefs: News Ltd paywalls … Murdoch sports … papers on TV …

Media briefs: News Ltd paywalls … Murdoch sports … papers on TV …

May 8, 2013 2

News Limited boss Kim Williams today unveiled a new paywall strategy for the company. All the details and other media news.