June 10, 2016
Everyone hates The Briefcase. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
June 10, 2016
"Everyone is pretty savvy to the idea that you grin and walk on," says The Chaser's Julian Morrow.
May 31, 2016
A gaffe-free, big-spending day livened up by the intervention of The Chaser ...
August 26, 2015 3
The Chaser boys are branching out ... into print media. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
November 26, 2014 3
Chris Kenny on the ABC? It's happening ... Indi expats waiting for AFP's call ... Evans' writes revenge, but is it too late? ...
April 15, 2014 8
Eight months after defending the ABC's right to air a controversial skit, MD Mark Scott is saying it should never have aired. What prompted his decision, and what does it mean?
March 6, 2014 3
Sign of the times: Star Observer to monthly. From April 17, the nation’s leading gay, lesbian (etc) print publication will move from a weekly to a monthly print run. Star Observer, which has been around in Sydney since 1979 and has a circulation of 18,000, is distributed for free along the east coast. It’s website reaches […]
October 4, 2013 19
The ABC has dismissed complaints against a Chaser sketch involving columnist Chris Kenny that even Aunty's own Media Watch said was in poor taste.
September 18, 2013 7
The Chaser attacked The Australian's Chris Kenny, Kenny attacked the ABC, and now Kenny's son Liam has attacked his own dad. This is getting incestuous.
September 5, 2013
Big Brother, Wonderland and Slideshow failed to draw an audience thanks to the ABC's stellar programming.
November 29, 2012
New Parliament House media guidelines have been released. It's a win for satirists (the Chaser guys are happy), but not for Photoshop fans in newspaper newsrooms.
October 6, 2011
The Chasers new project The Hamster Wheel premiered last night on ABC1. Anyone familiar with the Chaser saw a show last night that had no real surprises. And that's OK, says Dan Barrett.
April 28, 2011 15
Freedom of speech in a democracy has always included the right to lampoon and to satirise.
April 19, 2011
Several of The Chaser boys -- and Graeme Garden from The Goodies are recording a pilot show for Channel Seven. Dan Barrett gets speculating.
April 18, 2011
How desperate is The Advertiser for readers? Well, desperate enough, it seems, to post a plug on a competitor's Facebook page. Plus, Fairfax’s autoplay video ads backfire and other media news.
June 2, 2010 6
The Chaser launched its iPad app last week, and yes it is shocking that we managed to get it through the rigours of Apple approval faster than The Australian, writes The Chaser's Craig Reucassel.
December 23, 2009
Was 2009 the year that popular culture pushed the edgy right off the cliff face? From skits about kids with cancer to black face and rape scandal, Mel Campbell examines the power of the media shitstorm.
November 9, 2009 8
The Chaser's Julian Morrow delivers this year's Andrew Olle Media Lecture, offering a surprisingly witty and insightful take on press freedom, censorship and media ownership.
October 8, 2009 12
There have been two recent moments when I've gasped at something on TV – one was the mess that was Hey Hey last night and the other was Denton's baby, Hungry Beast, writes Guy Rundle.
September 15, 2009
Chaser boys Dominic Knight and Chris Taylor discuss the media frenzy surrounding their 'Make a Realistic Wish' skit and acknowledge that maybe Chaser outstayed its TV welcome.