media

rural April 14, 2018

The system driving live animal exports

The mass deaths of live exports are no surprise; they show an essential conflict in the priorities of a department shaped by Barnaby Joyce.

religion 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.

media February 24, 2018

Furore at the ABC

Two recent controversies at the ABC – the handling of the secret cabinet files and treatment of chief economics correspondent Emma Alberici – have left senior staff furious at what they see as incompetent managerialism.

immigration February 24, 2018

Joyce gone, but Coalition still a mess

Embarrassing gaffes, recalcitrance, infighting and Joyce’s resignation – the hits just keep on coming for the Coalition.

religion February 17, 2018

Inside Protect Victoria

While Protect Victoria promotes itself as a non-political and non-racist group, its biased portrayal of crime is increasing fear and making it a recruitment hub for far-right radicals.

law & crime February 10, 2018

Federal war on news and truth

As the government looks for easy votes in national security, clumsy legislation finds an unexpected enemy in the News Corp tabloids.

religion December 23, 2017

Murdoch and the royal commission

As recommendations from the child abuse royal commission are swept aside by senior Catholics, The Australian newspaper continues its unwavering support for the church.

media December 16, 2017

Restructuring the ABC

Sweeping changes to ABC Radio programming are being fuelled by the broadcaster’s desire to secure a thus-far-elusive younger audience. But can it be done?

media December 9, 2017

US link to Sam Dastyari leaks

As the Labor Party searches for answers over the Sam Dastyari leaks, the United States is accused of possible collusion.

immigration November 25, 2017

Manus Island: Inside the brutal end game

As the government turns its back, the detention centre on Manus Island is smashed apart and the men there are brutalised.

media November 18, 2017

Exclusive: Rudd calls for News Corp inquiry

Concerned about possible collusion over the NBN, Kevin Rudd is calling for a royal commission into the ‘cancer’ that is News Corp and its impact on democracy.