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Singing a different tune: the journalists who changed their minds on the royal commission

Singing a different tune: the journalists who changed their minds on the royal commission

More than a few high-profile commentators have egg on their face following the results of Kenneth Hayne's banking royal commission.

Debunked: claims of a new ‘credit squeeze without precedent’

Debunked: claims of a new ‘credit squeeze without precedent’

The Australian's Robert Gottliebsen would have you believe that we're facing a credit squeeze unlike any we've ever seen. Except that we're not, and we've seen plenty before.

The Oz continues to digest Biz Spec, as Kohler’s end date nears

The Oz continues to digest Biz Spec, as Kohler’s end date nears

In a little over a year, Alan Kohler will have completed his four-year commitment to News Corp. He'll hand over the reins before then, as Business Spectator is absorbed into The Australian.

Sliding doors: why Fairfax let BRW die in print

Sliding doors: why Fairfax let BRW die in print

Fairfax business magazine BRW will publish its final print edition next week. Why did it come to this?

Can the independent KGB survive the News Corp gulag?

Can the independent KGB survive the News Corp gulag?

Will the Business Spectator doyens of business journalism, who deliberately named their business Australian Independent Business Media, now pull their punches on News Corp's appalling corporate governance?

Productivity, public servants and … that other P word

Productivity, public servants and … that other P word

Robert Gottliebsen recently suggested public servants had the power to significantly improve national productivity if they so desire. Anyone who wants to improve public sector productivity needs to find better politicians first.

Schwab: Gottliebsen got it wrong on bank executives

Schwab: Gottliebsen got it wrong on bank executives

Perhaps Business Spectator’s legendary columnist Robert Gottliebsen isn’t reading Steve Keen’s columns (or these ones) particularly closely. If he did, he probably wouldn’t be blaming the bankers’ communication skills for their current public relations foibles.