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And the Gold Wankley for 2018 goes to… Seven

And the Gold Wankley for 2018 goes to… Seven

In a year of dodgy journalism, Seven stood head and shoulders above the rest

And the Wankley goes to…

And the Wankley goes to…

...Sydney radio station 2GB for bringing back the "Fake Sheikh".

And the Wankley goes to … everyone getting in a tizz about a video game

And the Wankley goes to … everyone getting in a tizz about a video game

Crikey's coveted Wankley Award -- which recognises those who go the extra mile to create truly terrible journalism -- goes to everyone tying themselves in a knot about the "dangers" of the latest video-game craze, Fortnite.

If voters can see the lie, surely journos can report it

If voters can see the lie, surely journos can report it

Crikey readers respond to the ongoing debate about journalists calling a lie a lie, and media accountability on Barnaby.

And the Wankley goes to… Sunday Night for its Barnaby Joyce interview

And the Wankley goes to… Sunday Night for its Barnaby Joyce interview

The much anticipated Sunday Night interview with Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion missed a few important points, but did manage to ask whether Campion was "sassy".

And the Wankley goes to … <em>The Sunday Telegraph</em>, for making up a rainbow flag ban

And the Wankley goes to … The Sunday Telegraph, for making up a rainbow flag ban

Did you hear that the NRL banned rainbow flags from the grand final? You might have, but it's not true.

Stefanovic ‘sex stance’ in News Ltd state-of-origin wars

Stefanovic ‘sex stance’ in News Ltd state-of-origin wars

There's nothing like a good state-of-origin war between The Courier Mail and The Daily Telegraph. But when a TV star calls for a fellow employee to withholding bedroom favours from his boss, you know a Wankley is just around the corner.

And the Wankley goes to… Kochie!

And the Wankley goes to… Kochie!

If you were following Sunrise co-host David Koch on Twitter this morning, you would have gotten an interesting take on Hosni Mubarak's refusal to resign as Egyptian president. For that, he takes out Crikey's coveted Wankley Award.

And the Wankley goes to… a press packed with Rafters

And the Wankley goes to… a press packed with Rafters

Mel Rafter, a character from TV soap Packed To The Rafters, has been written out of the script so an actress can try her hand at Hollywood. So, who cares? Well, we do apparently. Why else would the media relentlessly cover the 'death' of a television character as news?

And the Wankley goes to … the Daily Tele’s mobile radiation shield story

And the Wankley goes to … the Daily Tele’s mobile radiation shield story

Wherever he was on Thursday, Stephen Fenech’s ears must have been burning, but it wasn’t because of harmful electromagnetic radiation from his mobile phone.