Jamie Tarabay will be joining the Times' Australian office as correspondent, while controversial opinion writer Bari Weiss gets a 'residency'.
Craig Emerson was a popular choice.
Andrew Bolt got more than he bargained for when he invited Craig Emerson on the Bolt Report. And other media tidbits of the day.
Following Clive Palmer's dramatic 7.30 walk-out, Crikey intern Paul Millar finds eight recent moments in political on-air infamy.
Crikey readers have their say on World Cup controversies, singing politicians and the fuel excise.
While Tony Abbott continues to produce dud policies for the Coalition, Labor's problems are far deeper and have now crippled it. The choice for voters come the election in September is miserable.
The government has mixed its messages on education funding, but ultimately the real benefits of Gonski may not lie in the extra money, which is just a means to an end.
The losers in this week's education reforms are likely to make their disappointment known, but the winners will probably not follow suit. Plus other political issues of the day.