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The media’s tax coverage plays into government strategy

The media’s tax coverage plays into government strategy

Readers discuss the media's soft-ball analysis of the government's tax cuts, and answer the question of why so many politicians are drawn to biography.

Tax cuts coverage ignored substance, focused on trivia

Tax cuts coverage ignored substance, focused on trivia

When it came to covering the most important change in our income tax system for decades, the media focused on political trivia at the expense of hard analysis.

How much does it cost to remove a managing director of the ABC?

How much does it cost to remove a managing director of the ABC?

Sacking ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie was never going to be cheap. But new documents reveal what the the lawyers alone cost.

‘Don’t ever again allow politicians to diminish the public broadcaster’

‘Don’t ever again allow politicians to diminish the public broadcaster’

Kerry O'Brien's full Logies speech on the 'failures of politics, failures of journalism, and failures of society'.

Climate protests won’t stay peaceful for much longer

Climate protests won’t stay peaceful for much longer

Crikey readers discuss Australia's Extinction Rebellion protests and the closer of ABC Open.

Will Voller decision change how we use social media?

Will Voller decision change how we use social media?

Crikey readers discuss defamation on social media, the media as a mouthpiece for government and the ABC standing up for itself.

Morrison to take ‘assertive stance’ on US-China trade war

Morrison to take ‘assertive stance’ on US-China trade war

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has flagged that he will attempt to avert the rising US-China trade war at the weekend's G20 summit, and the government flags that Australia may join the US efforts against Iran. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

The law shouldn’t care about the government’s hurt feelings

The law shouldn’t care about the government’s hurt feelings

The ABC's court challenge over the AFP raids will put Australia's freedoms to the test. Hopefully we come out with the right result.

Labor stands firm on tax cuts

Labor stands firm on tax cuts

Good morning, early birds. Labor has refused to support the contentious third stage of the government's $158 billion tax cut package, and the ABC and News Corp gear up to to challenge recent AFP raids in court. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Exclusive: Michael McCormack’s top ideas to fix the ABC

Exclusive: Michael McCormack’s top ideas to fix the ABC

Luckily for Australia, prominent Nationals have risen to the task of fixing the ABC.