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The Oz playing the Manne: why it’s a barracker and a bully

The Oz playing the Manne: why it’s a barracker and a bully

The Australian is launching a major response to Robert Manne's Quarterly Essay, and the blurbs tell us that there will be more to come on Saturday, with the usual suspects lining up to respond.

Mitchell’s ‘magnificent obsession’: the man behind The Oz

Mitchell’s ‘magnificent obsession’: the man behind The Oz

As editor-in-chief since 2003, Chris Mitchell has used The Australian like a weapon to fight what often appears to be personal battles on a great many fronts.

Posetti accuses The Oz of bullying tactics

Posetti accuses The Oz of bullying tactics

University of Canberra journalism academic Julie Posetti has accused The Australian of bullying tactics by running an incorrect story yesterday complaining she failed to disclose the newspaper was threatening her with legal action in an ABC radio interview about Twitter.

Quiggin: How a newspaper became a troll

Quiggin: How a newspaper became a troll

The Australian has reacted to this whole Julia Posetti defamation saga like an angry blogger, with ridiculous slurs, contradictions and a touch of Godwin's Law. Problem is, it's our national newspaper, laments John Quiggin.

Why do unis still support the Australian Literary Review?

Why do unis still support the Australian Literary Review?

In the wake of #twitdef, The Australian no longer deserves university funding for the Australian Literary Review, writes Ben Eltham in his weekly arts column My Cup of Tea.

Holmes: Stop ignoring the key #twitdef issue

Holmes: Stop ignoring the key #twitdef issue

Jonathan Holmes gives his damning assessment of the Chris Mitchell vs. Julia Possetti #twitdef case. Rather than focusing on the exact wording of a tweet, Mitchell should pay attention to the harsh criticism being levelled against his paper by a disenchanted ex-journo.

Most journalists…

Most journalists…

Today, Professor of Journalism at Bond University and the author of The Journalist's Guide to Media Law Mark Pearson states the obvious in Crikey.

Posetti receives letter of demand from Chris Mitchell, and a special invitation

Posetti receives letter of demand from Chris Mitchell, and a special invitation

The editor in Chief of The Australian newspaper, Chris Mitchell, has sent a letter of demand to journalism academic, Julie Posetti, confirming he will pursue her for defamation over a series of tweets .

Note to The Australian: Twitter is not a newspaper

Note to The Australian: Twitter is not a newspaper

When Oz editor Chris Mitchell complains that Julie Posetti didn’t contact him to get his side of the story before tweeting, he completely misses the point.

Rundle: Mitchell’s own goal on the eco fascist line

Rundle: Mitchell’s own goal on the eco fascist line

If the editor of The Australian firms up defamation law as regards the metaphorical use of the "fascist" tag, then he will have handed innumerable people a precedent with which to target every News Ltd columnist and blogger who's muttered about "greenshirts", eco-Nazis or the like.