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How newsworthy is a horse killed at the Melbourne Cup?

How newsworthy is a horse killed at the Melbourne Cup?

Not very, according to the vast majority of media outlets.

Will Ten’s $100m Melbourne Cup gamble pay off?

Will Ten’s $100m Melbourne Cup gamble pay off?

Ten has put a lot on the line to reclaim Melbourne Cup broadcast rights. But with a steadily sliding audience, it's going to be a hard race.

Scott Morrison continues ‘normal bloke’ media tour

Scott Morrison continues ‘normal bloke’ media tour

The "make Scott Morrison relatable" media tour continues, with a series of friendly, soft-ball interviews.

China bans ABC websites, but still claims its internet is ‘fully open’

China bans ABC websites, but still claims its internet is ‘fully open’

The ABC has had its websites and apps blocked in China, with the Chinese government stating that the country's rights "shall be maintained towards some overseas websites violating China's laws and regulations".

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Mark Textor has a plum new gig in the world of sport ... Tim Wilson does the right thing ... Ex-One Nation staffer throws her hat in the ring

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

The race was predictably the main draw for viewers yesterday, while Seven has a bona fide hit on its hands with The Good Docter.

Business barons take serious work ethic to Melbourne Cup marquees

Business barons take serious work ethic to Melbourne Cup marquees

Some of our staunchest opponents of worker's rights enjoyed took a much needed day off to drink and bemoan penalty rates at the races.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: meeting Rinehart at the Melbourne Cup

Hinch’s Senate Diary: meeting Rinehart at the Melbourne Cup

Senator Derryn Hinch reveals what he and Gina Rinehart were discussing at this year's Melbourne Cup. Plus: a Twitter fight with David Leyonhjelm.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Bernardi nails it ... Cup form guide for wonks ... clicktivism on Facebook ...

What the wait staff see at the Spring Racing Carnival

What the wait staff see at the Spring Racing Carnival

Crikey intern Anthea Batsakis worked as a waitress in a high-end marquee at last year's Cup Carnival. And the glamorous sheen wears off pretty quickly.