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?
Also, a correction for Gerard Henderson.
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 […]
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.
Most media outlets have called the election for the Liberals -- despite Joe Hockey's sweaty performance and Malcolm Turnbull's internet filter blunder.
Kevin Rudd seems to be displaying a weird death rattle obsession with undeliverable promises. Plus other bites from the campaign.
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 […]
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.