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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? …

Emily Watkins July 21, 2017 9 Comments

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.

Latho v PVO … ‘Tiser columnist sashays away … BBC stars making bank …

Latho v PVO … ‘Tiser columnist sashays away … BBC stars making bank …

Emily Watkins July 20, 2017 1 Comment

Mark Latham has pushed his former Sky colleague Peter van Onselen a bit too far, and PVO has responded with a legal threat.

More redundancies feared at Fairfax, as takeover rumours fly

Crikey April 3, 2017

A document "obtained" by Fairfax staff suggests the media giant is on the rampage again, write Emily Watkins and Glenn Dyer.

Jobs to go at Gold Coast Bulletin

Crikey March 30, 2017

A meeting with the union is set for tomorrow and a final decision on who stays and who goes is expected today or tomorrow.

‘Cuts mean that I have nothing to aspire to’: ABC wields the axe, cutting morale to the bone

Emily Watkins March 14, 2017 12 Comments

Camera operators and sound recordists are among those who will be made redundant at the ABC as the national broadcaster brings back the Hunger Games redundancies.

News Corp flags redundancy program, tighter controls on credit cards

Crikey November 9, 2016

Crikey writers Myriam Robin and Glenn Dyer on the latest from Murdoch Manor.

Job losses at WSJ, is the Oz next?

Glenn Dyer October 24, 2016

The Wall Street Journal posted great results at the end of the last financial year. But that won't save jobs at the paper.

One in eight journos at The West offer to leave

Myriam Robin July 19, 2016

Last Friday, around one in eight journalists at the West Australian’s 160-person newsroom put up their hands for a voluntary redundancy. It’s expected most of the 20, which Crikey is told includes some veterans at the paper, will be allowed to leave. Depending on the grades of these journalists (i.e. how much they’re paid), it’s possible this will […]

Only one-third of redundant journos end up back in news full time

Myriam Robin July 15, 2016 4 Comments

The New Beats project has collated data on the post-redundancy careers of 225 journalists.

Job cuts at Trinity Mirror

Glenn Dyer June 30, 2016

Britons feel the pinch.