March 22, 2018 2
The author of Skin in the Game explains the slightly awkward process of learning how to interview Australia's best known true crime writer.
August 30, 2016 2
The Yahoo7 reporter who caused the jury in a murder trial to be dismissed through sloppy reporting has faced court. And the judge says he's not buying her excuse.
June 20, 2016 2
Boris did not invent euroscepticism, but he perfected it.
February 29, 2016 16
Fairfax has today apologised for publishing the story of "Louise", who said she'd been raped by Middle Eastern men. But alarm bells should have been ringing long before the article went to print, write Nicky Bryson and Myriam Robin.
December 16, 2015 22
The sister of one of Australia's most infamous murderers told a News Corp journalist she didn't want to be interviewed. But her quotes made it into the paper anyway.
September 18, 2012 7
James Button's account of his time working in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is set to further strain the public service's rigid insistence on complete confidentiality. He talks to Crikey.
February 6, 2012
Journalist Complaints, launched just weeks ago, is an example of citizens taking the monitoring of the media into their own hands, in the absence of an effective regulator.
October 28, 2011 10
Just who is and isn’t a journalist is yet to be tested in court. One day, surely, it will be and that will be very interesting indeed. Is bad journalism, such as Andrew Bolt’s recent litigated inaccuracies, still journalism. Is good blogging journalism? Interesting questions.
October 28, 2011 5
I think in this saga the Herald Sun has been more clueless than culpable -- although sometimes deep cluelessness can itself be culpable.
October 27, 2011 2
Journalism leaders and researchers have raised concerns about a deal between the pharma industry group Medicines Australia and The Australian, which has led to direct sponsorship of health journalism.
November 9, 2010 2
That tired "bloggers are not journalists" debate looks like it’ll surface in Australia’s Senate soon, thanks to the Greens. It’ll be annoying. But it’ll be a good thing.
September 28, 2010 49
As for Grog's Gamut, I don’t think the Oz has done anything unethical. Just mean. But there are other questions to be answered.
August 17, 2010
Just what every discerning newspaper reader needs: hilarious warning stickers. They help distinguish between stories based on an unverified, anonymous tipoff and those written too close to deadline to check facts.
August 6, 2010 3
Am I wrong in thinking that there is a change coming in attitudes to the thing that so many in the community regard as an oxymoron: journalism ethics? Paul Keating offered an unassailable argument for sensible privacy legislation.
June 22, 2010
Many professions face public criticism, yet journalists seem to take personal offence when their own work is called into question. How can they dish it daily but not take it themselves?
June 10, 2010
Jonathan Holmes tells the story of his trip to Argentina in 1978 to report on government's killings and kidnappings. A key witness appeared, but who could guarantee a source's safety?
May 28, 2010 25
Journalists around the country have signed their names to an open letter condemning Channel Seven's exposure of NSW MP David Campbell, writes Jenna Price.
May 27, 2010
Journalist Joe McGinnis is writing a book about Sarah Palin. What better way to get to know her than by moving in next door? Palin is pissed, but Jack Shafer reckons it's fair (a a little grubby) game.
May 25, 2010
Are "news you can use" science stories the best way to engage the masses on otherwise nerdy topics? Or just cheap populism at the expense of "serious" science journalism? A defense of popular science.