Topic archives: Michael Stutchbury

News Corp swings the axe … ‘why didn’t the ABC report the truth?’ … where have all the letters gone? …

News Corp swings the axe … ‘why didn’t the ABC report the truth?’ … where have all the letters gone? …

July 21, 2017 9

Some News Corp production staff were told midway through their shifts that they were surplus to requirements, and they have not been seen at Holt Street since.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

February 13, 2017 4

Labor makes hay, again ... Malcolm Roberts' weird war on the UN ... backhanded compliments ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 30, 2015 2

ACL after government funding? ... everyone loves Tay-Tay ... the Oz v SBS ...

The <em>AFR</em>’s editor-in-chief sent a secret email to staff about clickbait. What it said left them speechless.

The AFR’s editor-in-chief sent a secret email to staff about clickbait. What it said left them speechless.

August 5, 2015 3

Fairfax editors have pointed out the success of "curiosity-gap" headlines. But is turning Australia's most trusted (and only) financial newspaper into an outdated BuzzFeed worth the clicks?

Business bites: powers combined … tax reform blind … China in a bind …

Business bites: powers combined … tax reform blind … China in a bind …

July 20, 2015 1

The Australian and the AFR are joining forces to tell us about the digital future. No one seems to have told them the digital future is already here and they missed it.

Women’s work: why are there so few female editors in Australia?

Women’s work: why are there so few female editors in Australia?

March 9, 2015 3

Good news! Crikey has found there are twice as many female editors of print publications than there were two years ago. But there's some bad news as well ...

Oz v AFR: Why News Corp thinks it’s winning the battle for business readers

Oz v AFR: Why News Corp thinks it’s winning the battle for business readers

October 14, 2014 1

If Fairfax blinks, News Corp could corner a national monopoly on business news. Circulation figures show why The Australian has moved on the AFR's turf.

The Oz takes fight to the Fin (again) with beefed-up business section

The Oz takes fight to the Fin (again) with beefed-up business section

October 13, 2014 1

The Australian is betting on business, with its new section designed to kick Fairfax's Financial Review where it counts.

Media briefs: escalators of decline (pt 3) … territorial borders … Holden on the <em>Oz</em> …

Media briefs: escalators of decline (pt 3) … territorial borders … Holden on the Oz

July 8, 2014 8

Guy Rundle's ever-watchful eye on the outpourings at Surry Hills. And other media tidbits of the day ...

Media briefs: Stutch hits back … <em>Vox</em> pops … Gale cover …

Media briefs: Stutch hits back … Vox pops … Gale cover …

April 7, 2014 1

Michael Stutchbury slams Media Diary's claim that the Fin doesn't break stories. Plus other media tidbits of the day ...

Media briefs: Fairfax results … Stuch v Mitchell hots up …

Media briefs: Fairfax results … Stuch v Mitchell hots up …

February 20, 2014 4

Fairfax profits are up! No, wait, theyr'e down! Well, it depends how you count the numbers. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Newspaper editors at war: <em>Crikey</em> mediates Mitchell v Stutch

Newspaper editors at war: Crikey mediates Mitchell v Stutch

February 19, 2014 3

Chris Mitchell and Michael Stutchbury used to work together. Now their newspapers are at war, and it's getting personal. Crikey's media reporter mediates.

Did Fairfax help kill the car industry? A victory of sorts for the <em>AFR</em>

Did Fairfax help kill the car industry? A victory of sorts for the AFR

February 12, 2014 12

The government did little to save the automotive manufacturing industry, knowing the media would have its back. Economist and former Financial Review reporter Jason Murphy reckons his former editor played his part.

AFR redundancies a legacy of crazy bidding wars

AFR redundancies a legacy of crazy bidding wars

November 18, 2013 2

Some of The Australian Financial Review's top journalists and editors are leaving in the latest redundancy round. Crikey surveys the damage.

The bespoke, luxury world of <em>AFR</em> chief Michael Stutchbury

The bespoke, luxury world of AFR chief Michael Stutchbury

June 21, 2013 7

The Australian Financial Review's retreat into an élite outlet by big business appears complete. Take Michael Stutchbury's latest weird missive to readers, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

Media briefs: Murdoch tax havens … Bolt on Eddie … Stutch spruiks NZ …

Media briefs: Murdoch tax havens … Bolt on Eddie … Stutch spruiks NZ …

May 30, 2013 7

Andrew Bolt weighs into the controversy over Eddie McGuire's "racist gaffe". That and other media news.

<em>Financial Review</em> chiefs hit back at Manning’s claims

Financial Review chiefs hit back at Manning’s claims

April 10, 2013 4

Editors at The Australian Financial Review have hit back at claims there is creeping advertorial in the business paper, after dismissing journalist Paddy Manning for public criticism.

Bad times at <em>The Fin</em>, where business can do no wrong

Bad times at The Fin, where business can do no wrong

October 30, 2012 6

The Australian Financial Review is now a paper for business, rather than about business. The consequences are becoming obvious, write Crikey's Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

The Power Index: Australia’s 15 most powerful journalists, editors

October 4, 2012

The media is more fragmented than ever before, yet journalists and editors remain a powerful group in society. Journalists because they break news and help set the political, social and business agenda — exposing wrongdoing, holding governments to account or provoking discussion through the commentary and analysis. Editors because they determine which stories get pursued, […]

Fin Review’s ideological battle: Quiggin boned from op-ed pages

April 3, 2012 8

Twenty-year Australian Financial Review veteran John Quiggin has been sacked from the business daily, apparently due to ideological differences with the paper's bullish boss Michael Stuchbury.