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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

Myriam Robin August 25, 2016

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 …

Crikey May 3, 2016

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 …

Crikey August 19, 2015 2 Comments

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

Stephen Mayne January 12, 2015

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

Margaret Simons October 31, 2014 2 Comments

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

Myriam Robin July 29, 2014 12 Comments

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

Matthew Knott October 23, 2013 1 Comment

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

Margaret Simons March 19, 2013 6 Comments

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 Australian hatchet job

Margaret Simons December 18, 2012 4 Comments

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

Noel Turnbull September 26, 2012

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.