For a generation who came of age watching Barrie Cassidy define political journalism, saying goodbye has not been easy.
Political journalism used to be a grand narrative of winners and losers. That's not how the world works anymore.
Political parties have a constant feed of "concerned citizens" to put in news stories. Let's meet a few of the more recent examples.
Crikey readers offer their suggestions for how political journalism could truly serve voters.
Political reporting is a running criticism of the political theatre that gives little useful information to voters. Here's how to fix it.
One of the greatest concerns for the media is the rules around photography in the chamber.
A political staffer has resigned over doing what political staffers do every day, revealing the grubby way political reporting really works.
Laurie Oakes has called it a day, leaving a trail of explosive political scoops in his formidable wake.
Should journalists accept leaks in exchange for not seeking critical comment? Crikey examines the pros and cons of the media "drops" that you're not told about.