Topic archives: The Australian

News Corp Adelaide redundancies … ‘No Mayo nays’ … trouble brewing for Ten’s owner …

May 15, 2018

News Corp has cut subediting jobs in Adelaide and will further outsource to production company PageMasters in an attempt to reduce print costs. And other media tidbits of the day.

The Oz’s Twiggy apology … Kate who? … Sky adds another ex-pollie to line-up …

May 7, 2018 4

The Australian has apologised to Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest for an article regarding deals he made in in the 90s, and it only took them a year to do it. And other media tidbits of the day.

What ABC’s Rudd apology reveals … Exclusive watch … Ten pops up in CBS results

May 4, 2018 5

The Sydney Morning Herald has obtained the letter of apology ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie sent to former PM Kevin Rudd. And other media tidbits of the day.

ABC restructure to cut 20 jobs … the Oz’s brave super discovery … Al Jazeera staff strike …

April 30, 2018 2

News Director Gavin Morris has stressed that the 20 jobs that will be cut at the ABC in a new restructure are not a cost-cutting measure. And other media tidbits of the day.

Guy Rundle reads the Oz so you don’t have to

April 23, 2018 11

It's dirty work, but someone's gotta do it.

Ozwatch: filling the pages with empty extremes

April 17, 2018 9

The Australian serves up contentless optimism versus contentless pessimism. Beats sober analysis I guess.

Closing Ceremony damage control … The Oz’s amazing readership … Daily Fail …

April 16, 2018 4

The Commonwealth Games organisers are in damage control after their host broadcaster NEP failed to show footage of any athletes parading into last night's Closing Ceremony.

Why reporting on polls is a mug’s game

March 26, 2018 8

When it comes to reporting polls, journalists think statistical noise is real, and correlation always equals causation.

‘Journalists are miserable’ … Tele defends Rush story … Fifield advises against dropping the C bomb …

March 21, 2018 2

Former Fairfax editorial director Sean Aylmer has called journalists "insecure" and "miserable", while describing how he needed to pull back from being "too honest" in talking about restructures at the media giant because of leaks to rival outlets.

Sunrise’s panel follow-up … Court rules against Tele in Rush case … Chip shot from the bunker …

March 20, 2018 2

Sunrise has followed up its error-ridden, all-white panel discussion of removing Aboriginal children from their families. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.

Press Council decides against Markson … Seven blocks Indigenous protesters … how the Oz does clickbait …

March 16, 2018

Two stories in The Daily Telegraph attacking former Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs for speaking at a Bob Brown Foundation event have been found in breach of Australian Press Council standards.

The Oz v the Greens: who’s right, and who’s a great big hopping idiot in the great kangaroo cull debate?

March 7, 2018 12

A culture-war-free explainer on culling kangaroos, and Lee Rhiannon.

The many forces trying to ‘tear up’ our workplace laws

February 27, 2018 6

To read the news today, you'd think one organisation was gunning for IR change. The truth is more complicated.

Media giants unite to quash Rebel … Top End talent bumped … karmic typos …

February 26, 2018 4

Australia's biggest rival media companies have joined forces against Rebel Wilson's massive payout. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Finally, Fairfax and News Corp agree on something

February 9, 2018 1

You know that feeling when you turn out to have something strikingly in common with your arch nemesis?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

February 8, 2018 5

Jonesing for a stadium ... no jihad for Jim? ... Tsiolkas defends Doyle ...

Vale Michael Gordon … good feud guide … exclusive watch …

February 5, 2018 3

Building bridges between the ABC and The Australian. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

How an Islamic fashion exhibition exposed the true Aussie spirit

January 31, 2018 20

Hijabi fashion is here to stay, but The Australian didn't get the memo writes Shakira Hussein.

Crikey Worm: Shorten makes big promises on wage growth

January 31, 2018

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has announced a back-to-basics campaign aimed at low-wage earners while representatives of various industries have condemned proposed treason laws by the Coalition.

Did Seven take the bait? … that’s live TV … the revolving door …

January 29, 2018 1

Did 7 take the bait? The Seven Network has denied it mistakenly bought a Kiwi satirical fishing program to run on its 7mate digital channel. Users on Twitter yesterday started to speculate Seven buyers thought the program Screaming Reels was a serious fishing program, because it was categorised on some TV guides as “reality”, “sports” and […]