Pollies take on journos in our defamation list, Turnbull's war of words, and print ads prove weak -- again. Plus more media tidbits of the day
The Independent Commission Against Corruption in NSW will spend five months investigating the deals of former Labor MPs Ian Mcdonald, Eddie Obeid and Eric Roozendaal.
Just who is the Egalitarian of the Year? Who performed the biggest backflip? Who's a saint, who's a sinner, and most importantly, who gave the best massage?
"If you knew who I was, you would be surprised." When Ian Macdonald allegedly said this to an Asian sex worker in a Sydney hotel room in 2009, he could not have imagined that his words would end up in a corruption inquiry.
Christmas came early for political voyeurs yesterday when the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption opened an inquiry into whether a former Labor minister had accepted s-xual services.
The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption is currently hearing evidence a NSW cabinet minister in 2009 receiving the services of a sex worker paid for by Ron Medich.
Eric Abetz has the Liberal Senate leadership sewn up, but it's a three way race for the deputy position. Jim Richardson has the inside goss that George Brandis will beat out Mathias Cormann and Ian McDonald.
The NSW Opposition has raised concerns about Tianda Resources’ claim to being “an international corporation” which is acting as a “bridge” between China and Australia to take advantage of the resources boom, writes Alex Mitchell.