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?
March 8, 2017 4
Also, a correction for Gerard Henderson.
June 3, 2016 3
Nick Greiner, Luke Foley, Ross Garnaut and others gathered to discuss the future (possibly doomed) of campaign finance reform.
November 25, 2015
The Prime Minister announced yesterday that Martin Parkinson would be brought in from the cold after former PM Tony Abbott dumped him as Treasury secretary, and confirmed that Department of Communications secretary Drew Clarke would become the permanent chief of staff of Turnbull’s office. We wonder if Turnbull has had time to read Tingle’s latest Quarterly Essay, “Political […]
August 19, 2014 4
Freed from the confines of being in the government frontbench, Wayne Swan is ready to let loose on Kevin Rudd and what's wrong with the economy.
September 6, 2013 1
Most media outlets have called the election for the Liberals -- despite Joe Hockey's sweaty performance and Malcolm Turnbull's internet filter blunder.
September 3, 2013 5
The media has given up on pretending this election campaign is actually a contest and is now focusing on what Tony Abbott will do when he is prime minister.
August 30, 2013 1
Kevin Rudd seems to be displaying a weird death rattle obsession with undeliverable promises. Plus other bites from the campaign.
February 25, 2013 2
Tingle heads to SMH/Age? Who will replace Lenore Taylor, Michelle Grattan and Katharine Murphy in Fairfax’s Canberra bureau? Crikey hears the big wigs in the Metro Media division have The Australian Financial Review political editor Laura Tingle in their sights. Sean Aylmer and Andrew Holden, editors-in-chief of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, are said […]
October 31, 2012 3
Press gallery veteran Phillip Coorey is flying the coop of The Sydney Morning Herald to take up the role of chief political correspondent at The Australian Financial Review.
December 21, 2011 43
Newspapers hemorrhage readers, broadcast media faces radical change, governments are probing ethics and ownership, yet good (and bad) journalism shines through. We present the Crikeys for Australian media ...
December 19, 2011
The deterioration of the core business model supporting journalism has eroded the quality of news analysis but great writing still emerges. The Failed Estate's inaugural FEIJOA Awards acknowledges bonza efforts from journos such as Laura Tingle, Hugh Riminton and a couple of Crikey's own.
July 27, 2011
Crikey’s quality journalism project will pick the brains of some of Australia’s most respected journalists, editors and producers to find out what great journalism means to them and where they go to get it. First up is the Australian Financial Review's political editor Laura Tingle.
July 27, 2011 4
It's old news to say that great, fearless, time consuming, thankless investigative journalism is up against it.
June 23, 2010 8
The Press Gallery tradition of briefings following party room meetings doesn't always go according to plan, partly because the Press Gallery is obsessed with trivia and over analysing every word uttered.
September 3, 2009 8
This “debate” of whether the government should withdraw the stimulus package due to the economy's growth, is run entirely by the press gallery and the Federal Opposition.
July 8, 2009 11
The trouble that newspapers now find themselves in is due entirely to a colossal failure of management and leadership over two decades, says former newspaper journo Alan Kohler.