Has someone impersonated Cory Bernardi? Plus other media tidbits of the day.
Police move ABC journos on from filming outside a police barracks. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
Last night Nick Davies spoke about the future of journalism (bleak), the management of Fairfax (destructive) and "citizen journalism" (worse than toilet graffiti). Everyone left feeling buoyed and cheerful, we are sure.
There is bad news all round for Rupert Murdoch's UK papers, with two journalists convicted of bribery and phone hacking, the "fake sheikh" under the microscope and The Sun's sales falling to a 43-year-low.
All anyone wanted to talk about at the Fox briefing was the Time Warner bid, Crikey business writers Glenn Dyer and Paddy Manning report.
How Fairfax benefits from prostitution, and other media tidbits of the day.
Andy Coulson has been found guilty of phone hacking, but redhead editrix Rebekah Brooks has got off scott-free. Where will she be heading next? Crikey's writer-at-large speculates she could be Australia-bound.
It's more bad news for News Corp, with Australian newspapers the worst-performing segment of its business. New filings to US regulators reveal the red ink isn't running dry.