Fairfax is losing more star writers, and brekkie radio hosts call it quits. Plus other media snippets of the day.
The Australian Press Council found The Age breached reporting guidelines in its reporting on a union scandal. But editor-at-large Mark Baker is not taking the verdict lying down.
The Australian Press Council has taken a whack at The Age for its reporting on the AWU slush fund affair. That and other media tidbits.
Melbourne ABC radio host Jon Faine is in hot water for a "lapse of standards" in two interviews. Should the ABC have stood by him -- or reprimanded him?
Fairfax national editor Mark Baker has stood aside from his position to take on a new "editor-at-large" role at The Age.
Fairfax and News Ltd should not be collaborating in a five-minutes-to-midnight attempt to boost the Australian Press Council in order to fend off Ray Finkelstein’s call for a statutory regulator.
Fairfax Media is planning to expand its online National Times opinion site into news coverage, just as News Limited's The Australian moves its best content behind an online paywall.
Former Age, Sunday Age and Herald Sun editor Bruce Guthrie says incoming Melbourne Press Club President Mark Baker has an "enormous task ahead of him" to restore credibility to the media clique following two scandals in the past week that have cast doubt on its raison d'être.