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<em>Insiders</em> host David Speers (Image: ABC)

Speered on Aunty: the new Insiders boldly remakes an institution

David Speers replaced Barrie Cassidy perhaps a little too well, delivering the toughest political interview seen on the ABC in recent times.

News Corp Australia newspapers. (Image: AAP/Paul Miller)

News Corp at a crossroads following staff exodus

As multiple News Corp journos head for the exits, many wonder whether these departures are a coincidence or a coordinated exodus. 

(Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Sky’s not the limit as David Speers moves to the ABC

While the announcement of David Speers as the next host of Insiders was a surprise to some, it makes sense as Sky News faces an uncertain future.

Ramsay Centre ‘role-play’ unit raises questions

The University of Wollongong's Ramsay Centre degree has a novel approach to cultural appropriation.

Liberal Party candidate for Frankston Michael Lamb (Image: Sky News)

David Speers adds an instant classic to his greatest hit interviews

Sky News anchor David Speers has produced another all-time political interview, this time with Liberal candidate for Frankston, Michael Lamb.

Did Tony Abbott duck a teenager’s question on climate change?

Abbott cops a bad review, David Speers blows his own trumpet, and "saving" Australia from the left agenda.

How can News Corp point the finger at Tingle?

If a journalist has a conflict of interest when they have contractual links with key participants in public debate, where does that leave News Corp?

Who was that on Derryn Hinch's arm?

Midwinter Ball: a night of roasts and mistimed revelry

Who was that on Derryn Hinch's arm?

Who’s afraid of Leigh Sales? Both leaders dodging tough interviews

Neither leader has been game enough to face a Leigh Sales grilling during the campaign so far.

Liberal candidate for McEwen Chris Jermyn confronts Bill Shorten in Sunbury.

Lazy ‘gotcha’ journalism ruins political debate

Gotcha journalism is, in large part, responsible for politicians not being allowed to utter a single unscripted word.