We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
Putting statistics in context and stop focusing on just the leaders are among some of the suggestions for things the media could improve on.
It used to be quite an event when an MP (particularly a minister) broke ranks with long-held policy positions.
A personal look at how the residents of Liberal heartland territory Kooyong, dissatisfied with Josh Frydenberg, are getting political and taking action.
"It's ok to be white" and the "final solution" speech: how current sound bites don't always line up with past actions.
Matthew Lesh's heavily researched theory on socio-economic divides would give Andrew Bolt a heart attack.
Derryn Hinch reflects on how questions about his citizenship inadvertently started this now Government threatening dual citizenship debacle.
The more stable and difficult to disrupt Australian politics is, the more that 24-hour news platforms have to manufacture an atmosphere of crisis, to create new hooks.
In memory of John Clarke, our favourite of the Clarke and Dawe sketches:
The AEC's decision to cut the number of House of Representative seats has started an uneasy game of musical chairs.