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Should a senior journo have the top job at ABC?

Should a senior journo have the top job at ABC?

Crikey readers respond to Bernard Keane's story about the ABC's coverage of the Cabinet Files.

ABC does the shuffle … return serve to Nick Cater … Doug Anthony Allstar shame

ABC does the shuffle … return serve to Nick Cater … Doug Anthony Allstar shame

Ahead of the ABC's appearance at Senate Estimates last night, a staff email announced a reshuffle of editorial positions that head of news Gaven Morris said would clear up any confusion after the chaos around the cabinet files and Emma Alberici decisions.

Who are the big players in estimates?

Who are the big players in estimates?

For senators like Penny Wong, Eric Abetz, Cory Bernardi, Murray Watt, Malcolm Roberts, estimates is their time to shine.

Lockup crackdown won’t stop leaks — but it will make it harder for journos to do their jobs

Lockup crackdown won’t stop leaks — but it will make it harder for journos to do their jobs

Treasury secretary John Fraser has taken the extraordinary step of banning journalists' mobile devices from the annual budget lockup.

Turnbull doesn’t have a ‘selfie officer’: things we’ve learned in Senate estimates so far

Turnbull doesn’t have a ‘selfie officer’: things we’ve learned in Senate estimates so far

Plans for Snowy Hydro 2.0 were rushed, Immigration got it wrong on Good Friday incident, and there is no selfie officer for the PM.

Barnaby’s quest for decentralisation continues

Barnaby’s quest for decentralisation continues

Decentralisation has a rich history of failure in Australia.

Hinch’s Senate diary: the course of estimates hearings never did run smooth

Hinch’s Senate diary: the course of estimates hearings never did run smooth

It's a good idea to always "expect the unexpected" when attending Senate estimates, as Senator Derryn Hinch reminds.

Why are ministers so hellbent on keeping their diaries secret?

Why are ministers so hellbent on keeping their diaries secret?

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has appealed a decision ordering him to hand over his diary to Crikey under FOI law.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: all these confidential govt files make me salivate

Hinch’s Senate Diary: all these confidential govt files make me salivate

Scoops, scoops everywhere. Unfortunately, Senator Derryn Hinch can't use any of them.

ABC spends $30K on ‘larrikin’ font

ABC spends $30K on ‘larrikin’ font

The ABC has revealed exactly how much it spent on a new "larrikin" font for the national broadcaster.