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Crikey’s biggest scoops: Cheryl Kernot and Gareth Evans

Revisiting one of Crikey's biggest scoops: the affair between Australian Democrat defector Cheryl Kernot and Labor's Gareth Evans.

Anonymity is at the heart of Australian journalism

Christopher Warren on the importance of respecting the confidentiality of journalistic sources.

<em>Junkee</em> editor Osman Faruqi has sent Mark Latham a legal letter after Latho accused him of giving succour to terrorists.

Latho and Daily Mail sent defo letters … doyen departs … new spectrum editor named …

Junkee editor Osman Faruqi has sent Mark Latham a legal letter after Latho accused him of giving succour to terrorists.

Laurie Oakes hangs up boots, shonks and scoundrels breathe a little easier

Laurie Oakes has called it a day, leaving a trail of explosive political scoops in his formidable wake.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull red-faced over Trump impression, Rebel Wilson wins case

Good morning, early birds. Rebel Wilson wins a court case, and Malcolm Turnbull loses face. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.

Laurie Oakes' mystery date ... ABC snake oil ... guess who's back ...

Tips and rumours

Laurie Oakes' mystery date ... ABC snake oil ... guess who's back ...

The AFP has not been called in to investigate a damaging leak against Labor from Treasury in the lead-up to the budget in May.

Treasury says leak against Labor is ‘disappointing’ but skips AFP referral

The AFP has not been called in to investigate a damaging leak against Labor from Treasury in the lead-up to the budget in May.

Christian Democrats' sneaky tactics ... Lib Dems hire models ... Laurie Oakes trolls Sportsbet ...

Tips and rumours

Christian Democrats' sneaky tactics ... Lib Dems hire models ... Laurie Oakes trolls Sportsbet ...

Election deciders: the media

Not even the mighty News Corp tabloids can make the public care deeply about this election.

Press gallery doyen Laurie Oakes has taken aim at his peers, saying the government will always try to limit freedom of the press, but it is up to journalists to fight for it.

‘Too late, too polite’: Oakes says press complacency erodes freedom

Press gallery doyen Laurie Oakes has taken aim at his peers, saying the government will always try to limit freedom of the press, but it is up to journalists to fight for it.

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