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Topic: Caroline Overington
ABC chair designate Ita Buttrose shakes hands with Communications Minister Mitch Fifield. (Image: AAP/Dan Himbrechts)

Media goes gaga over Ita

Over the past week, journalists and media executives from both sides of the aisle have praised the appointment of Ita Buttrose as ABC chair.

Women-only swimming times send culture wars off the deep end

Heavens to Betsy! Some women would prefer to swim in privacy without a bunch of gawking blokes around. Man the barricades, it's a culture war!

The Australian declares war on Yassmin Abdel-Magied, misses the point again

For some reason, Caroline Overington, in her attacks on Yassmin Abdel-Magied in The Australian, cannot seem to understand this whole idea of soft diplomacy.

Dear Caroline Overington, the White Australia Policy is over, deal with it

Sadly, ignorance of non-Anglo cultures is the name of the game in both mainstream media and politics in Australia.

Strong, silenced type: in censoring bigots, Twitter has only amplified their hate

If the genuine hope is to end racism, sexism, homophobia and all their unfortunate cousins, then Twitter et al have got it arse-backwards.

Who does and doesn't get a second change.

Why News goes after people like Duncan

Who does and doesn't get a second change.

In Lebanon, 60 Minutes was creating a racist fiction for senior xenophobes

The likelihood that 60 Minutes took all of this cynical risk to reward some pretty low audience impulses.

In today's Media Briefs: Front Page of the Day ... The Department of Corrections ... Victoria rejects journo protection ... Overington joins Women's Weekly ...

Media briefs: 9/11 front pages … VIC journo protection … Overington joins WW …

In today's Media Briefs: Front Page of the Day ... The Department of Corrections ... Victoria rejects journo protection ... Overington joins Women's Weekly ...

The Australian's media diarist Caroline Overington is rather cross with Crikey.

Simons: News Ltd, Overington and an alternative universe

The Australian's media diarist Caroline Overington is rather cross with Crikey.

Overington's blog: now taking your comments ... News of the World: Ford leads major companies in pulling advertising ... Anonymous ally 'leaks' public election data ... South Africa's rulers face off against newspapers ...

Overington’s listening … Ford pulls NotW ads … JT to save MySpace …

Overington's blog: now taking your comments ... News of the World: Ford leads major companies in pulling advertising ... Anonymous ally 'leaks' public election data ... South Africa's rulers face off against newspapers ...