We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
The devolution of a Facebook NRL memes page into something much more insidious has raised important questions about how the internet and the law intersect.
Both games had every reason to be blockbusters, but they rated worse than we've seen in recent memory. Are networks overpaying for the telecasting rights?
Did you hear that the NRL banned rainbow flags from the grand final? You might have, but it's not true.
The AFL wins the overall weekend battle of the Grand Finals, while the NRL dominates the regional areas.
Seven CEO Tim Worner says sports broadcasting is at a "tipping point" in Australia, but new online invaders Amazon and Netflix are just following Murdoch's lead.
NRL got underway to solid figures, while 7.30 continues to improve and Newton's Law continues to struggle.