Australians are still having a punt in record numbers during lockdown. Plus: Pauline Hanson’s Uluru trip backers revealed, and how is gay panic still a legal defence?
The pandemic is the only story that people want to read about right now. But it's the same story, every day. In an effort to keep things fresh, is the media resorting to 'Goldilocks reporting'?
Journo Mark Di Stefano resigns after a snooping scandal, and a News Corp editor crosses to the dark side... sort of. From the Crikey grapevine, it's the (all new) Tips & Murmurs.
When the proverbial hits the fan and someone becomes engulfed in a media storm, there’s an army of people ready to clean up, for a price.
INQ explores several case studies of Australians victimised by intrusive reporting.
Reporters stalking their victims need to be ruthless and persistent. The techniques are varied and ubiquitous. Today, INQ pulls back the curtain on those techniques.
"If he knew in advance that no one would have published or discussed his manifesto, would that have changed things?"
Reporting on planned or actual vigilante action regularly swings between bemused and sympathetic. This has serious consequences.
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.