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The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

When the proverbial hits the fan and someone becomes engulfed in a media storm, there’s an army of people ready to clean up, for a price.

Nine goes all in on Crown revelations, but will the house win?

Nine goes all in on Crown revelations, but will the house win?

Nine's burst of negative publicity for Crown will squeeze traditionally passive state-based gambling regulators and the federal authorities -- particularly Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton.

Channel Nine doesn’t pay sources, it just gives them money

Channel Nine doesn’t pay sources, it just gives them money

Emma Alberici learns some Twitter maths, George Christensen is back in the media, and Q&A wants some of that YouTube cred.

Tanveer Ahmed continues controversial media expert career on 60 Minutes

Tanveer Ahmed continues controversial media expert career on 60 Minutes

The psychiatrist lent his insight to 60 Minutes last night for a segment on video games. Has he now moved past his prior trouble in the media?

Media Files: SBS the real winner in World Cup debacle

Media Files: SBS the real winner in World Cup debacle

SBS has gladly stepped in to air World Cup matches while Optus scrambles to fix its streaming problems.

Daily Mail responds to court action … Facebook privacy investigation … Fox loses its grip …

Daily Mail responds to court action … Facebook privacy investigation … Fox loses its grip …

Australia has launched its own investigation into Facebook's use of data, following a backlash against the social media giant.

Why did Fairfax cut Pascoe? … Yanks tune in for Stormy … Sun’s ‘honest mistake’ …

Why did Fairfax cut Pascoe? … Yanks tune in for Stormy … Sun’s ‘honest mistake’ …

Fairfax face questions over the departure of Michael Pascoe. Americans go nuts for the Stormy Daniels interview. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.

Ardern thirst: flirtatious interview with NZ leader is 60 Minutes’ nadir

Ardern thirst: flirtatious interview with NZ leader is 60 Minutes’ nadir

It seems, with this interview, that 60 Minutes has ruined its once-proud reputation for asking the hard questions.

60 Minutes defends forced marriage claim … criminal trial for US journo … Charlie Rose gone …

60 Minutes defends forced marriage claim … criminal trial for US journo … Charlie Rose gone …

60 Minutes is fighting a defamation case brought after a 2014 story in which they claimed a woman was tricked into a forced marriage.

Anatomy of a media pile-on: Cassie Sainsbury v Our Schapelle

Anatomy of a media pile-on: Cassie Sainsbury v Our Schapelle

The media has piled on to accused cocaine smuggler Cassie Sainsbury, but are they treating her differently to Schapelle Corby?