News Corp's attempt to exploit Bill Shorten's mother not merely delivered the Labor leader his best day of the campaign, it diminished all the mainstream media in a campaign where journalists are under fire.
News Corp CEO Robert Thomson attacked the New York Times and social media platforms in making the annual Keith Murdoch oration in Melbourne on Tuesday night.
Potential (off-screen) drama at Channel 7, NatCon's "ok to be white" moment", plus R. Kelly's "salacious" past.
Majestic steeds take over Sydney, a couple of Labor figures spotted at The European and a confusing tweet about the death penalty.
Sometimes there's a real stand-out in the media for truly terrible journalism, and Crikey likes to acknowledge the effort that goes into these with a coveted Wankley Award. Today we're giving one to The Daily Telegraph for an over-the-top beat-up about a defence force training document.
The Australian Press Council has found The Sydney Morning Herald in breach of privacy for a story about a murder case.
Luke Lazarus has responded to a Four Corners story about the acquittal of his rape charges. And other media tidbits of the day.