The Arab Spring reaches fever pitch, Barack Obama visits Australia and Aboriginal imprisonment rates worsen.
It's been an open secret for months now that Rebekah Brooks will be returning to the Murdoch stable, but does Rupert really have the gall to place her back into a senior editorial role in the UK?
News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch has responded to a leaked recording on the phone-hacking and bribery cases in Britain in letters to the Home Affairs Committee and Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee.
David Cameron has struck a compromise deal with political rivals for tougher media reforms in the UK. And he's managed to keep the press on side -- for the most part -- in the process.
Lord Justice Leveson gave a speech in Melbourne last night, but the real action has been at off-the-record lunches and dinners. Crikey tails the Australian tour of one of the world's most talked-about media figures this year.
Science journalism is in a rough state in Australia: there is rampant miscommunication and stories are "dumbed down" or overblown, writes researcher Timothy Moss.
Trial by media? Trial by Google is the real threat to privacy, Lord Justice Brian Leveson told a Sydney audience today -- fresh from delivering his media ethics report to the UK government.
Recommendations for a government-funded media regulator were howled down in the UK just as they were here. One of the architects of the local proposals reckons the debate has been stomped on -- by the media.
Lord Justice Leveson has turned his highly anticipated report into the UK press over to the government, which now faces difficult questions over state-backed regulation.