News Corp has predictably come out hard against falling enthusiasm in horse racing.
Tuesday’s Melbourne cup crowd was the lowest since 1995. Gambling was also down, as was TV viewing.
Crikey readers on horse racing in Australia and the pitfalls of call-out culture.
Each year, thousands of racehorses are killed in abattoirs. As a nation, we cannot justify this cruelty.
The Everest is on the front page of Australia's major papers for the second year running. And there isn't even an Opera House-sized controversy to fuel the coverage this time around...
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.
The "make Scott Morrison relatable" media tour continues, with a series of friendly, soft-ball interviews.
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".