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ABC’s new political editor … Dasher’s collateral damage … Breitbart’s war on Twitter …

ABC’s new political editor … Dasher’s collateral damage … Breitbart’s war on Twitter …

Emily Watkins December 14, 2017 5 Comments

The ABC has appointed Andrew Probyn its new political editor, replacing Chris Uhlmann.

Crikey Worm: parliament says ‘yes’ to marriage equality

Max Chalmers December 8, 2017

Good morning, early birds. A watershed moment in Australian history as the Australian Parliament finally passes marriage equality legislation. Plus, Channel Seven has begun legal action against former employee Amber Harrison. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Razer: equality for women! (But only for those who work in the media, please.)

Helen Razer November 30, 2017 17 Comments

The “story” of media sexism has been gorging on its own self-interest for so long, what we have is a culture industry so utterly fixated on its own declining labour conditions, it rarely bothers to report on anybody else’s.

Harvey Weinstein’s army of spies … Disney recants LA Times ban … Fish food  fake news

Harvey Weinstein’s army of spies … Disney recants LA Times ban … Fish food fake news

Emily Watkins November 8, 2017 2 Comments

In new revelations about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, The New Yorker has reported on spies he used to contain allegations, including journalists.

Due process around sexual harassment claims needs a complete overhaul

Michael Bradley November 2, 2017 1 Comment

The court of public opinion, entertaining as it is, will not deliver justice.

Rundle: class, gender and the truth about Weinstein’s protection racket

Guy Rundle October 25, 2017 10 Comments

In the Weinstein scandal, the division of power and class is the real one.

Razer: #metoo stories will not always heal, but they do feed the media beast

Helen Razer October 19, 2017 5 Comments

It seems we do not believe so much in political action as we do in the political power of painful stories. This is misguided.

What’s a guy gotta do to get suspended from Twitter around here?

What’s a guy gotta do to get suspended from Twitter around here?

Charlie Lewis October 13, 2017

Rose McGowan got her account suspended in the aftermath of her Harvey Weinstein related tweet-storm. But just how easy or hard is it to get yourself kicked off Twitter?

Rundle: Weinstein’s ruin epitomises how we do politics now

Guy Rundle October 13, 2017 23 Comments

Paradoxically, the one industry that won't be reformed is Hollywood.

News Corp lectures its readers: sexual harassment is appalling

Glenn Dyer October 12, 2017 3 Comments

Harvey Weinstein has been derided as a 'dinosaur' in The Australian, but News Corp has had a litany of it's own fossils.