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.
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.
Thai government edicts for the media to remain calm have been confused as the government itself tries to make hay.
Barnaby Joyce and the media have long had a symbiotic relationship. Now the media is complaining, even as Barnaby keeps delivering for them.
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.