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Sport and pop music? What it would mean for the ABC to reach 100% of Australians

Sport and pop music? What it would mean for the ABC to reach 100% of Australians

Margaret Simons has raised concerns for ABC staples like Radio National and Classic FM under Michelle Guthrie's tenure.

Media briefs: <em>Age</em> apology … whistleblower hacks … DV critique …

Media briefs: Age apology … whistleblower hacks … DV critique …

Is it too late for The Age to say "sorry"? ... whistleblower tools for Fairfax hacks ... uncovering good/bad DV coverage ...

Media briefs: Latham farewells continue … <em>Meanjin</em> turns <em>Fin</em>-ish … Abetz on media ethics …

Media briefs: Latham farewells continue … Meanjin turns Fin-ish … Abetz on media ethics …

Do cats or dogs rule the world of cute animal videos? And other media tidbits of the day.

Mayne: thin-skinned Stokes’ blunders on display after failed bid to block biography

Mayne: thin-skinned Stokes’ blunders on display after failed bid to block biography

Kerry Stokes' thin-skinned decision to meet biography with biography backfired spectacularly, with more of the media mogul's private life before the public eye than ever.

The ABC debate: the ABC must innovate

The ABC debate: the ABC must innovate

Without the freedom to innovate, the ABC will just become the commercial media's shadow, writes Margaret Simons

Let’s go to the tape: ethical quandries in Age dictaphone saga

Let’s go to the tape: ethical quandries in Age dictaphone saga

You'd be hard-pressed to find a journalist who doesn't record conversations, even if they are off-the-record. But ethically, it's a grey area.

Unwilling subject: Kerry Stokes stews over new biography

Unwilling subject: Kerry Stokes stews over new biography

An unauthorised biography of business / media heavyweight Kerry Stokes is out today -- and there have already been problems over it. What will Kerry do next?

Six-step approach for genuine media regs reform

Six-step approach for genuine media regs reform

The Melbourne University academic and Crikey contributor outlines a six-point plan for genuine media regulation in a submission to the Senate committee looking at Labor's proposed reforms.

Simons: the view from inside an <em>Australian</em> hatchet job

Simons: the view from inside an Australian hatchet job

Margaret Simons responds to articles in The Australian today criticising her reporting of the Cameron Stewart/Simon Artz affair in Crikey. She stands by her stories.

Come in Spinner: there’s something about Louise

Come in Spinner: there’s something about Louise

What is it about Louise Adler that gets people talking? The chatter about the Melbourne publisher goes to what is unique about Melbourne and modern management.