Crikey readers discuss the legacy of Paul Keating, and new political advertising laws.
The nostalgia makes sense; we're looking to escape our wretched political moment. But nostalgia seriously distorts our perception of history.
Fairfax Media has published an apology to former PM Paul Keating about an unverified story which seemed suggested that Keating had threatened the ABC during his time as treasurer.
Good morning, early birds. Responses to the Fairfax-Nine takeover have been swift and passionate. Plus, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal is thrown under the spotlight. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Today’s announcement means that in future, the big dogs of Australian media will operate as a pack.
One is an ambitious, foul-mouthed former leader of Australia renowned for his acid tongue. The other is an ambitious, foul-mouthed fictional former leader of the United States, renowned for her acid tongue.
Chinese influence in Australia and elsewhere is being exert via "sharp power", and you wont have to look far to find those who are happy to play a part.
My vantage point from the "accessible" section of the public gallery was one of the few perks of being, as far as I know, the only visibly seriously physically sick or disabled person to attend the sitting, writes activist and blogger Nia Sims.
Australian pollies love to say wages growth is a J-curve, but is it necessarily true that what goes down must go up again? Benard Keane and Glenn Dyer think perhaps not.