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The Australian claims another scalp as it hounds Press Council boss out of office

The Australian has run a vicious three-week campaign against Weisbrot and the McGrath appointment, and this morning the paper gloried in its kill.

The vast majority of Australians don't trust the media. And former Press Council chairman Julian Disney is right there with them.

Some journos make false statements to Press Council, says ex-Press Council boss

The vast majority of Australians don't trust the media. And former Press Council chairman Julian Disney is right there with them.

For much of its 40-year history, the Press Council has been overly adversarial in how it approaches the media, its new chairman tells <em>Crikey</em>.

New Press Council chief offers News Corp olive branch

For much of its 40-year history, the Press Council has been overly adversarial in how it approaches the media, its new chairman tells Crikey.

The Press Council chair only mentioned News Corp once in his speech to the Press Club today. But read between the lines, and it was a pointed criticism of the organisation's hypocrisy on free speech.

Disney throws a grenade at News Corp in Press Council swan song

The Press Council chair only mentioned News Corp once in his speech to the Press Club today. But read between the lines, and it was a pointed criticism of the organisation's hypocrisy on free speech.

600,000 viewers switched the channel yesterday as the first big ratings battle of the year kicked off. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: MKR monsters the competition … Murdoch off the hook …

600,000 viewers switched the channel yesterday as the first big ratings battle of the year kicked off. And other media tidbits of the day.

The Age has had a mortifying morning after mixing up Waleed Aly and Nazeem Hussain. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: one thing in common … Oz v Press Council part 857 … In from the cold …

The Age has had a mortifying morning after mixing up Waleed Aly and Nazeem Hussain. And other media tidbits of the day.

The Press Council has urged caution on the reporting of the Sydney siege. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: Press Council warns on siege coverage … News UK losses … Mum calls in …

The Press Council has urged caution on the reporting of the Sydney siege. And other media tidbits of the day.

The Press Council's new chairman, David Weisbrot, is quite unknown in media circles. But maybe that's a good thing.

Meet the mystery man (and privacy fan) who’ll be sparring with Rupert

The Press Council's new chairman, David Weisbrot, is quite unknown in media circles. But maybe that's a good thing.

The Press Council's ruling on that infamous kangaroo piece. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: eating roos … who wore it better … Lewis’ ABC? …

The Press Council's ruling on that infamous kangaroo piece. And other media tidbits of the day.

If the price of maintaining News Corp's support is that the Press Council can't be effective, it's not worth having the money, the chairman of the Press Council told <em>Crikey</em>.

‘They don’t control us’: Disney takes on News

If the price of maintaining News Corp's support is that the Press Council can't be effective, it's not worth having the money, the chairman of the Press Council told Crikey.

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