Australian media

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Cheque mate: Kennedy award for Seven’s $150,000 Koletti interview shows tabloid tradition alive and well | The weekly beast
Seven’s Spotlight won scoop of the year for interview with husband of missing fraudster Melissa Caddick, but didn’t disclose payment. Plus: last drinks at ABC’s parliamentary bureau

Amanda Meade

30, Sep, 2022 @1:37 AM

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Kirsten Drysdale: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
The TV host and comedy writer has been going online since the dial-up days. Her favourite bits? Weird Twitter, weird politics and a wayward pigeon

Kirsten Drysdale

28, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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The election of Italy’s fascist-adjacent Giorgia Meloni is a public reminder that women can be just as awful as men | Van Badham
I wouldn’t vote for her if I were on fire, but I’m in nauseated awe of what it must take for a woman to succeed among hard-right conservatives

Van Badham

27, Sep, 2022 @5:09 AM

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Technical glitch: frustrated AFL fans served episodes of Border Security instead of grand final
Seven West Media says the issue was unique to certain web and mobile platforms for which it does not have broadcast rights

Royce Kurmelovs

24, Sep, 2022 @8:14 AM

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Crikey and Lachlan Murdoch’s lawyers have first day in court as judge warns of ‘hyperbole’ | The Weekly Beast
Murdoch’s barrister moves to strike out parts of Crikey’s defence calling it ‘embarrassing and irrelevant’. Plus: Speers moves to the capital

Amanda Meade

23, Sep, 2022 @3:05 AM

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Lachlan Murdoch defamation case: Crikey article was ‘self-evidently hyperbolic’, publisher argues
Private Media says in court documents that ‘no one’ would read the words of the Crikey article literally

Amanda Meade

22, Sep, 2022 @2:46 AM

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John Hamblin, beloved Play School host for nearly 30 years, dies at 87
Tributes flow for ‘unforgettable presenter’ of ABC TV children’s show who was affectionately known as ‘Naughty John’

Mostafa Rachwani

21, Sep, 2022 @8:57 AM

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Brittany Higgins to take stand in Bruce Lehrmann rape trial
Former Liberal staffer to give additional evidence to court alongside her complaints to police and a reporter about the alleged 2019 sexual assault at Parliament House

Paul Karp

21, Sep, 2022 @3:04 AM

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‘Maybe minor royals’: world leaders stump TV presenters covering Queen’s funeral
Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese’s name eluded BBC commentators, but Australian presenters struggled when it came to Liz Truss

Tory Shepherd

20, Sep, 2022 @2:14 AM

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‘They are burning with a desire for justice’: Rachel Perkins on Australia’s genocidal past
In a new series, Perkins shares her own family’s history to expose how the country and its institutions have whitewashed the frontier wars

Steve Dow

18, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Conservative critics have nowhere to turn as the ABC goes all in on coverage of the Queen’s death | | The Weekly Beast
The national broadcaster has sent 27 staff to the UK but must cover multiple platforms and continuous news. Plus: Nine’s challenge to News Corp

Amanda Meade

16, Sep, 2022 @3:58 AM

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Daily Mail Australia to appeal Erin Molan’s win in defamation case over racism accusations
Notice of appeal lodged in federal court says $150,00 in damages paid to Sky News broadcaster is ‘manifestly excessive’

Amanda Meade

15, Sep, 2022 @6:24 AM

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