Kevin Rudd may have scored 350,000 signatures on his call for a royal commission into News Corp, but that doesn't make it newsworthy in Murdoch's newspapers.
Good morning, early birds. New Treasury analysis forecasts that more Victorian businesses will require JobKeeper in the December and March quarters than the rest of Australia combined, and NSW's health department "strongly recommends" commuters wear masks at all times. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
George Pell says the Catholic Church is at greater risk of financial corruption than sexual misconduct, and Andrew Bolt picks a new (old) target. Plus other tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.
A short history of other racist segments Sky News should apologise for.
Andrew Bolt's recent, vicious attacks on people of colour suggest he's trying to get back to happier days.
Crikey's letter to Andrew Bolt, after the press council found his columns on Greta Thunberg breached its standards.
Having failed to discredit Dark Emu author Bruce Pascoe's Aboriginality, Josephine Cashman has floated towards some altogether more troubling conspiracies about his ties to the 'deep state'.
The attack on Dr van Diemen is a new low in destructive character assassination, driven by bitterness at their own irrelevance.