Since passing metadata retention laws in 2015, the government has been hard at work gunning for journalists. The AFP's demand for Qantas to hand over personal travel records should not be surprising.
The closure of rural media is not just sad for staff, it's a tragedy for struggling communities that are routinely ignored by metropolitan news.
In Mexico, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, we can see the inevitable result of the government's demonisation of the press.
How does an undercover sting go from investigating a powerful gun lobby to upsetting a minor party on the other side of the world? Crikey takes a look at how sting operations unfold.
Crikey readers discuss the emptying-out of the Coalition, and the end of the age of the celebrated journalist-personality.
Australian media went into meltdown following the conviction of Cardinal George Pell. Crikey looks at the taxonomy of hot takes...
More than a few high-profile commentators have egg on their face following the results of Kenneth Hayne's banking royal commission.
From classifieds to morning TV to news-desk assistants and street press, it's lumps of coal all round this Christmas.