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How can News Corp point the finger at Tingle?

How can News Corp point the finger at Tingle?

If a journalist has a conflict of interest when they have contractual links with key participants in public debate, where does that leave News Corp?

A ‘lamington stall’ approach to campaign finance reform

A ‘lamington stall’ approach to campaign finance reform

Nick Greiner, Luke Foley, Ross Garnaut and others gathered to discuss the future (possibly doomed) of campaign finance reform.

Tips and Rumours: Mandarins are the new black

Tips and Rumours: Mandarins are the new black

The Prime Minister announced yesterday that Martin Parkinson would be brought in from the cold after former PM Tony Abbott dumped him as Treasury secretary, and confirmed that Department of Communications secretary Drew Clarke would become the permanent chief of staff of Turnbull’s office. We wonder if Turnbull has had time to read Tingle’s latest Quarterly Essay, “Political […]

The ghost of Kevin lingers, but Swan regrets nothing

The ghost of Kevin lingers, but Swan regrets nothing

Freed from the confines of being in the government frontbench, Wayne Swan is ready to let loose on Kevin Rudd and what's wrong with the economy.

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Most media outlets have called the election for the Liberals -- despite Joe Hockey's sweaty performance and Malcolm Turnbull's internet filter blunder.

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

The media has given up on pretending this election campaign is actually a contest and is now focusing on what Tony Abbott will do when he is prime minister.

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Kevin Rudd seems to be displaying a weird death rattle obsession with undeliverable promises. Plus other bites from the campaign.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Tingle heads to SMH/Age? Who will replace Lenore Taylor, Michelle Grattan and Katharine Murphy in Fairfax’s Canberra bureau? Crikey hears the big wigs in the Metro Media division have The Australian Financial Review political editor Laura Tingle in their sights. Sean Aylmer and Andrew Holden, editors-in-chief of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, are said […]

<em>SMH</em>‘s Phil Coorey flies to <em>The AFR</em>

SMH‘s Phil Coorey flies to The AFR

Press gallery veteran Phillip Coorey is flying the coop of The Sydney Morning Herald to take up the role of chief political correspondent at The Australian Financial Review.