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Anatomy of a sting: how Al Jazeera blew the lid off One Nation

Anatomy of a sting: how Al Jazeera blew the lid off One Nation

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.

The real reason politicians are leaving the party early

The real reason politicians are leaving the party early

Crikey readers discuss the emptying-out of the Coalition, and the end of the age of the celebrated journalist-personality.

Taxonomy of takes: how the media is covering the George Pell verdict

Taxonomy of takes: how the media is covering the George Pell verdict

Australian media went into meltdown following the conviction of Cardinal George Pell. Crikey looks at the taxonomy of hot takes...

‘Psychologically scarred’: Age crime reporter wins $180,000 for workplace trauma

‘Psychologically scarred’: Age crime reporter wins $180,000 for workplace trauma

The win by a former crime reporter is the first successful action of its kind in the world.

Singing a different tune: the journalists who changed their minds on the royal commission

Singing a different tune: the journalists who changed their minds on the royal commission

More than a few high-profile commentators have egg on their face following the results of Kenneth Hayne's banking royal commission.

Media bosses hand out redundancy packages for Christmas

Media bosses hand out redundancy packages for Christmas

From classifieds to morning TV to news-desk assistants and street press, it's lumps of coal all round this Christmas.

Defamation law holds back Indian media’s #metoo moment

Defamation law holds back Indian media’s #metoo moment

As in Australia, public figures accused of sexual harassment and assault in India are wielding defamation law to silence those who speak out.

As #auspol dominates discourse, journalists turn to log off

As #auspol dominates discourse, journalists turn to log off

For Australian journalists, it's not enough to see social media as simply a tool for distribution — they need to gear up for war every time they log on.

How Russian hackers played the media

How Russian hackers played the media

The hacking of the 2016 US election by Russian agents was a masterclass in how to weaponise the media. How can this be avoided going forward?

Media Adviser: help! They want me to start reading the comments section!

Media Adviser: help! They want me to start reading the comments section!

It's a truth universally acknowledged that a reporter should never, ever read the comments section. But what if they're forced to?