Topic archives: Q&A

Tim Wilson’s selective memory on tax cutsĀ for big banks

May 8, 2018 3

A quick fact check on last night's Q&A.

Media Adviser: a dummy’s guide to booking panels

March 15, 2018 1

How do you organise a panel on a controversial subject without causing a national outrage? Rebekah Holt offers advice in a brand new column.

Waterstreet off Q&A panel … AAP closes NZ wire service … Seven West Media under water …

February 15, 2018

Sydney barrister Charles Waterstreet's controversial appearance on a special Q&A panel discussing the #MeToo movement has been scrapped.

Razer: Q&A dresses up narcissism and calls it democracy

February 13, 2018 76

If you're wondering if Monday nights have changed, it's just business as usual: "A group of people fresh from the Qantas Club Lounge think about themselves, and the medium they inhabit in that moment, as democracy itself," writes Helen Razer.

Waterstreet confirmed for #MeToo panel … the revolving door … Media buys North Korea propaganda …

February 13, 2018 2

The ABC has officially confirmed that its special Q&A on the #MeToo movement will include controversial barrister Charles Waterstreet. The barrister has himself been accused of sexual harassment (which he denies).

Seven West redundancies … Waterstreet responds to Q&A criticism … Murphy Brown revival ….

January 25, 2018 4

Staff at Seven West Media in Perth have been given until Tuesday to submit an expression of interest in voluntary redundancy, as part of cuts announced late last year.

Waterstreet on #metoo Q&A panel … FT goes undercover … Vice joint venture ends …

January 24, 2018 4

Aunty has invited Charles Waterstreet to publicly discuss the #MeToo movement on national television. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Next week on Q&A…

January 24, 2018 2

Reflecting ABC's commitment to diversity of debate and rounded analysis, we present next week's Q & A panel ...

What Q&A tells us about the ABC’s soul

March 20, 2017 24

It's Tanya Plibersek's world, we just live in it, writes former Sydney Morning Herald editor-in-chief and UTS Professor of Journalism Peter Fray.

News Corp cleared for Duncan Storrar coverage

January 20, 2017 7

Press Council rules Duncan Storrar's criminal past was in the public interest.

How to engage Malcolm Roberts in civil debate

August 17, 2016 20

Lawyer Michael Bradley has met a lot of conspiracy theorists in his time. And talking to them as if they are rational is one surefire way to lose your own sanity.

The Croats versus Tony Jones

The Croats versus Tony Jones

July 25, 2016 6

Why has a Croatian newspaper labelled Tony Jones the "biggest enemy of the Croatian community"?

Media briefs: KickAss kicked … <em>Q&A</em> hunt … Brexit loyalties …

Media briefs: KickAss kicked … Q&A hunt … Brexit loyalties …

July 22, 2016

KickAss is dead -- the case continues ... The Oz hunts another Q&Aer ... British media and Brexit allegiances ...

Shades of Storrar: <em>The Oz</em> hunts another <em>Q&A</em> questioner

Shades of Storrar: The Oz hunts another Q&A questioner

July 22, 2016

If you ain't squeaky clean, keep your mouth shut on Q&A. The Australian will hunt you.

No uncorrupted man may fear Hanson … except Muslims, obviously

July 20, 2016 7

The One Nation manifesto explains Pauline Hanson's witch-hunt of Muslims in Australia.

‘Lure of a car crash’: why producers kept Hanson’s name in lights

July 19, 2016 14

Pauline Hanson is great TV talent, whatever you think of her views. It's catnip for ratings-chasing producers.

Voters tune in for Q&A, and tune out everything else

June 7, 2016 1

Voters aren't interested in seeing reporters question politicians.

Libs (and Turnbull) terrified of audience

May 31, 2016

The reason the debate was so awful is the same reason Q&A is so good.

Media briefs: Turnbull (and Libs) MIA … last paper standing … Heard and seen …

Media briefs: Turnbull (and Libs) MIA … last paper standing … Heard and seen …

May 31, 2016 3

Remember when Malcolm Turnbull said he'd go on the ABC's Q&A? Hasn't happened. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Can’t get enough

May 17, 2016

Seven days later, we're still talking about Duncan Storrar.