The shadowy figure that used to stand behind a client in court is slowly coming forward, garnering media attention and blurring the line between legal advocate and spin doctor.
Despite yesterday's Herald Sun front page, Sandy Roberts is staying at Channel Seven (at least for now). And other media tidbits.
The continuing tit-for-tat between Media Watch and The Australian is demeaning to both. Journalists flailing each other with feathers is always poor entertainment, writes former Media Watch EP David Salter.
A furious John Hartigan, outgoing CEO and chairman of News Limited, faced up to the media inquiry in Sydney yesterday. But the real winner from this inquiry is Press Council head Julian Disney, says Media Watch host Jonathan Holmes.
News Limited CEO John Hartigan and group editorial director Campbell Reid appeared before Ray Finkelstein and made it clear that they are willing to support better self-regulation.