Alex McKinnon
is Schwartz Media’s morning editor, and a former editor of Junkee.

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News July 14, 2018

The ABC efficiency review

The new head of the government’s ABC efficiency review is not as right-wing as some may fear. Still, his appointment suggests an agenda to further muzzle the broadcaster’s independent voice.

News May 05, 2018

Commonwealth Bank held to account

As the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority releases a scathing report on the conduct of Commonwealth Bank, a bandwagon-joining Scott Morrison calls for more heads to roll.

News March 24, 2018

The George Pell committal hearing

As the preliminary hearing continues into allegations against George Pell of historical sexual offences, the tone of the cardinal’s possible defence is becoming clear.

News March 17, 2018

Banks front up to royal commission

The banks may have tried to polish their public image, but the opening days of the royal commission shine a light on shoddy lending practices.

News August 12, 2017

Crime and terror in the banks

While profits continue to soar for Commonwealth Bank, a laundering scandal makes the case for a banking royal commission grow stronger.