The press gallery has hit back at those who claimed they covered up the Barnaby Joyce story. I’m sorry, but what else are you going to call it?
Each week, we will look at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the winners of the proposed media ownership changes in Australia, the risk local journalism faces and how we can save it.
Yesterday, the coverage of Cyclone Debbie was stopped cold by the arrest of Ben Cousins. In that short moment, we got a larger glimpse at what makes us tick, and it’s time for us to grow up.
I fear that the continued cuts to the ABC will exacerbate the issue, not solve it. For the move away from the mass media is the issue, not the perceived “state-run” nature of it.
Point not our finger at the creepy clowns, nor our response to the phenomenon. Rather we should aim squarely at those who started the epidemic: the media.
In this town, politics is a form of entertainment, with no-one more so than Pauline Hanson. But is she speaking for herself, or being spoken for?
PB’s got your handy guide to losing the (allegedly) unloseable Queensland Election…you #justaddCampbell (and a pinch, perhaps, of a certain someone who will remain nameless.)
Korea DPR’s arrival in Australia for the Asian Cup has prompted Jacob Lynagh to give a “red” flag to the Australian media for the way they “greeted” North Korea’s national football team to this prestigious international sporting event.
Marcus Paul interviewed Adam Boland yesterday and he’s perfectly fine, thanks, although you wouldn’t be able to tell by looking at the local press…
When it comes to who should claim the title of “the ferrous sex”, the week on TBS opens with an examination into why it isn’t men, or at least men in Hollywood…