Good morning, early birds. Russian intelligence officers have been accused of attempting to access international files on both MH17 and Russia's alleged use of chemical weapons. Plus, the final detainees leave Christmas Island. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The WikiLeaks of 2010 seems very different to the WikiLeaks of today. But is it the organisation that's changed, or just our way of looking at it?
Donald Trump's behaviour at his summit with Vladimir Putin raises the possibility the Russians really do have something on the president, and he will pursue Russia's interests, not those of the West.
The hacking of the 2016 US election by Russian agents was a masterclass in how to weaponise the media. How can this be avoided going forward?
Richo called Latham a "king rat" for abandoning his party in a heated exchange on Sky News.
The Crikey Standing Committee on Deluded English presents a glossary for our go-go times
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Western military attacks on Syria's chemical weapons sites serve little purpose, are entirely incoherent, and part of profoundly flawed interventionist urge that plays out as ritual that may as well be fake.
Some sibling rivalry erupted between News Corp stablemates over an "exclusive" story, and other media tidbits of the day.