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Murdoch and mainstream media win big in funding handouts

Murdoch and mainstream media win big in funding handouts

The Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas has awarded handouts to some of the richest media organisations in the country, including The Australian and AFR. It raises the question: what do they need the money for?

Tax cuts coverage ignored substance, focused on trivia

Tax cuts coverage ignored substance, focused on trivia

When it came to covering the most important change in our income tax system for decades, the media focused on political trivia at the expense of hard analysis.

Another string to Downer’s colonial bow

Another string to Downer’s colonial bow

The former foreign minister, now ex-pat, has found a gig close to his heart.

News Corp at a crossroads following staff exodus

News Corp at a crossroads following staff exodus

As multiple News Corp journos head for the exits, many wonder whether these departures are a coincidence or a coordinated exodus. 

ABC missing in action on Witness K and Bernard Collaery persecution

ABC missing in action on Witness K and Bernard Collaery persecution

The two outlets that led the coverage of the biggest scandal in Australian politics have fallen silent on its aftermath.

How News Corp campaigns in a different reality to the rest of Australia

How News Corp campaigns in a different reality to the rest of Australia

News Corp has a long history of backing unlikely — and often unpopular — election winners. Will the federal election be any different?

The hypocrisy of Morrison’s housing market plans

The hypocrisy of Morrison’s housing market plans

Crikey readers discuss the problems of the Coalition's new home loan scheme and the slow crisis faced by News Corp.

A political hit job gone wrong: how News Corp created its own existential crisis

A political hit job gone wrong: how News Corp created its own existential crisis

We have now reached a point with News Corp where it is no longer treated like a normal media organisation — by anyone.

Research shows ‘latte sippers’ mostly vote for the Coalition

Research shows ‘latte sippers’ mostly vote for the Coalition

Further "shrinkage" at Bauer Media, Peter Martin gets the stranger treatment at Nine, and research shows "latter sippers" are actually Coalition voters.

Cut and paste your national security hype HERE

Cut and paste your national security hype HERE

Another budget, another drop to a News Corp journalist about amazing extra funding being given to our security agencies.