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Then and now: The Australian’s changing tune on the Press Council

Then and now: The Australian’s changing tune on the Press Council

Myriam Robin August 18, 2014 2 Comments

The Australian could never really be described as a fan of the Australian Press Council. But it has, in the past, been far more complimentary.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey October 23, 2013 1 Comment

Scrutineers imported for WA count? ... extra beer for News Ltd's Sydney reunion ... underworld figure helps Sea Shepherd? ...

News Corp’s musical chairs leaves key places empty

Matthew Knott July 11, 2013

Sweeping changes at News Corp Australia have left some crucial positions vacant, and it's not clear if they will ever be filled. And who has taken redundancy from The Australian?

The man to save Fairfax? Part II: Linnell fights his News instincts

The man to save Fairfax? Part II: Linnell fights his News instincts

Matthew Knott July 4, 2013 6 Comments

Why was Garry Linnell removed as editor of The Daily Telegraph? And can he stop Fairfax from going under? Matthew Knott profiles the divisive figure in this final instalment.

The man to save Fairfax? The unstoppable rise of Garry Linnell

The man to save Fairfax? The unstoppable rise of Garry Linnell

Matthew Knott July 3, 2013 6 Comments

The Fairfax editorial supremo is anything but warm and fuzzy, but he is definitely making 'em talk about it. He sits down for a Chinese meal with Crikey to discuss his career and the future of media.

Media briefs: News name change … Oakeshott scoop … 13hr filibuster …

Media briefs: News name change … Oakeshott scoop … 13hr filibuster …

Crikey June 26, 2013 2 Comments

News Limited is changing its name to News Corp Australia plus other media news of the day.

Tips and rumours

Crikey June 26, 2013 1 Comment

Tom Waterhouse sells out ... News Ltd shuffles deck chairs ... Liberal donations ... Hockey's charm offensive

Murdoch rolls in, newspapers throw bodies overboard

Murdoch rolls in, newspapers throw bodies overboard

Matthew Knott June 14, 2013 5 Comments

Rupert Murdoch's in town -- so senior News Limited staffers need to watch out. It's been a grim week for newspapers, with three News editors shown the door, and two editorial heavyweights gone from Fairfax.

More bad news for Fairfax as MMP axes seven titles

More bad news for Fairfax as MMP axes seven titles

Andrew Crook June 4, 2013 1 Comment

Seven of Metro Media Publishing's eight eastern titles will close. Only the 148-year-old Dandenong Journal will remain open for business.

The great media airlift: sports bodies fly in journos for coverage

The great media airlift: sports bodies fly in journos for coverage

Jason Whittaker May 30, 2013 3 Comments

The V8 Supercar racing series flew journalists to America to cover an event. It's not the first time they've done it, and other sports like the AFL are also putting journalists on planes to maximise coverage.