May, 2018

#MeToo insurance? Protection offered for accused Australian musicians

, May 30, 2018

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The ramifications of Me Too are being felt in an extremely un-rock ’n’ roll way — insurance. But what happens when Australia’s defamation laws stand in the way of community safety and ultimately, justice?

Crikey Worm: battlelines drawn over ScoMo’s proposed tax cuts

, May 10, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Labor prepares for battle over the government's proposed income tax cuts. Plus, a former player sues the AFL for sexual harassment. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods..

Doyle is finished, but what about the men who supported him?

, Mar 14, 2018

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Release of details from the Freckleton report into disgraced Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has all but buried his chances of recovery, though the fate of the powerful men who enabled him is less certain.

Crikey Worm: formal harassment complaint lodged against Joyce

, Feb 23, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Barnaby Joyce now faces a formal sexual harassment complaint. Plus, tent mould in the Nauru detention centre could be grounds for a lawsuit against the Australian government. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Joyce accused of harassment

, Feb 13, 2018

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Good morning, early birds. Things get worse for the Deputy PM as the tabloids dish up allegations of sexual misconduct. Plus, Bill Shorten has promised to introduce an Indigenous voice advisory body to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Is Doyle trying to prevent the release of the Freckelton report?

, Feb 07, 2018

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Team Doyle seems to be moving to suppress the publication or broadcast of any more damaging information.

Crikey Worm: Melbourne Lord Mayor resigns following harassment claims

, Feb 05, 2018

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Good morning, early birds. The embattled Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has quit. Plus, finally, some good news for the PM in the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Why it’s pointless to single out actors who work with Woody Allen

, Feb 02, 2018

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While renewed scrutiny of alleged sexual predators is always welcome, punishing actors who work with them is a futile form of activism and justice.

What is behind the decline of Vice Media?

and , Feb 01, 2018

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Once, it looked like Vice Media had successfully grown from a subversive street magazine to slick global news and media company. But now its value is dropping and senior executives are facing sexual harassment claims. What happened?

Razer: you can’t fix a problem like sexual harassment within existing structures

, Jan 30, 2018

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For all their honourable intentions and punishing labour, journalists of this #MeToo movement may not be helping as many women as they think.