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The coverage of Christchurch will lead to more shootings

The coverage of Christchurch will lead to more shootings

"If he knew in advance that no one would have published or discussed his manifesto, would that have changed things?"

Australian media has a ‘vigilante’ problem

Australian media has a ‘vigilante’ problem

Reporting on planned or actual vigilante action regularly swings between bemused and sympathetic. This has serious consequences.

Car crash journalism: driving while ‘of African appearance’

Car crash journalism: driving while ‘of African appearance’

A swathe of Australian media is suddenly reporting the perceived appearance of people involved in car crashes. Well, maybe not all people in all crashes.

‘Cave boys’ urged to consider a life of religious devotion to avoid media pack

‘Cave boys’ urged to consider a life of religious devotion to avoid media pack

Thai government edicts for the media to remain calm have been confused as the government itself tries to make hay.

Hypocritical media created the Barnaby monster. Now they’ve got to live with it.

Hypocritical media created the Barnaby monster. Now they’ve got to live with it.

Barnaby Joyce and the media have long had a symbiotic relationship. Now the media is complaining, even as Barnaby keeps delivering for them.

Media Adviser: a guide to dealing with the newsroom arsehole

Media Adviser: a guide to dealing with the newsroom arsehole

When you have a star on staff who's bringing in money but making life miserable for everyone else, it's important to remember stars for what they are: huge balls of burning gas.

Packer’s shock resignation and the pitfalls of mental health reporting

Packer’s shock resignation and the pitfalls of mental health reporting

Packer's life will always draw interest but how does the Australian press tread the balance?

Media roundtable: was it ethical of the Tele to publish its Barnaby Joyce story?

Media roundtable: was it ethical of the Tele to publish its Barnaby Joyce story?

Opinion is divided on what was one of Canberra's biggest "open secrets".

The Oz continues to confuse pontificating for news

The Oz continues to confuse pontificating for news

Once again the Oz has run commentary without appropriately distinguishing it from news.

‘Natural justice’ and ACMA: why the broadcast regulator takes so long to rule

‘Natural justice’ and ACMA: why the broadcast regulator takes so long to rule

John Laws has been smacked on the knuckles -- 10 months late. So why does Australia's broadcasting regulator take so long to rule? Crikey investigates the often painful process.