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ABC publishes Alberici report … Lazarus responds to Four Corners … GQ trolls Vanity Fair …

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:46
Luke Lazarus has responded to a Four Corners story about the acquittal of his rape charges. And other media tidbits of the day. The post ABC publishes Alberici report … Lazarus responds to Four Corners … GQ trolls Vanity Fair …...

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And now some erotic fan fic from the Financial Review

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:45
Abbott's leadership drama has undergone a peculiar transformation in the Fin today, as has Canberra's geography. The post And now some erotic fan fic from the Financial Review appeared first on Crikey.

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Liberal Party: Civil War — a blockbuster in the making

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:34
Will the Liberal civil war provide as much entertainment as Labor’s night of the long butter knives? The post Liberal Party: Civil War — a blockbuster in the making appeared first on Crikey.

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A guide to Australia’s (many) political dynasties 

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:27
With the preselection of Georgina Downer in the seat of Mayo, Crikey looks at whether Australia may be more prone to political dynasties than we might think. The post A guide to Australia’s (many) political dynasties  appeared first on Crikey.

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Want to fix endless wage stagnation? Go on strike.

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:15
It's hard to see how any long-term return to higher wages growth will be achieved without a significant rise in strikes, which have been at historically low levels for many years. The post Want to fix endless wage stagnation? Go on strike. appeared...

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Are political interviews a waste of time?

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:04
Crikey readers respond to our first report on the art of the political interview, as well as Israel's deadly attacks in Gaza. The post Are political interviews a waste of time? appeared first on Crikey.

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Sacred Cows: a controversial trailblazer for Australian strangeness

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:46
Ray Lawrence's Bliss certainly caused a stir at its release, but did it ever get the credit it deserves in the canon of Australian film? The post Sacred Cows: a controversial trailblazer for Australian strangeness appeared first on Crikey.

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New tech allows News Corp to spy on journalists

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:26
Storyful, a subsidiary of News Corp, has developed software for journalists that monitors videos and images seen by reporters using it, The Guardian has revealed. It's not the first time journalists have been spied on at work. The post New tech...

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A million jobs created despite so-called ‘punitive’ company tax

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:17
The government is justifiably proud of its employment achievements -- but it's been done without a company tax cut, and it hasn't helped wages. The post A million jobs created despite so-called ‘punitive’ company tax appeared first on...

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Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:02
If it wasn't for the football we could have just skipped the night. The post Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings appeared first on Crikey.

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Does raising the minimum wage put bosses off hiring new staff?

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:33
On the very last day that the FWC was doing consultation for its next wage decision, the RBA published a study showing that rising minimum wages don’t hurt employment. The post Does raising the minimum wage put bosses off hiring new staff? appeared...

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Crikey’s official royal wedding drinking game

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:14
Planning your own royal wedding viewing party like a good little subject of the Commonwealth? Spice it up with Crikey's traditional royal wedding drinking game. At least if you don't like the ceremony you'll be dead. The post Crikey’s...

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Crikey Worm: Coalition anger over dropped union blackmail charges

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 07:39
Good morning, early birds. Prosecutors have dropped blackmail charges against CFMEU figures, and the Coalition isn't happy. Plus, Steve Ciobo tries to repair Australia-China diplomatic relations. It's the news you need to know, with Chris...

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The worst kind of mistake … good feud guide … Tele’s beat-up not based on ‘fact’ …

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:23
The Herald Sun has incorrectly identified a picture of a young girl who died in a road accident in Melbourne. And other media tidbits of the day. The post The worst kind of mistake … good feud guide … Tele’s beat-up not based on...

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Tips and rumours

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:18
A huge expose from Reclaim Australia. No crisis at the NMA. Plus: oh lordy, that is not what 'Hallelujah' is about... The post Tips and rumours appeared first on Crikey.

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Nationals reject science to keep sheep slaughter afloat

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:10
The National Party has succeeded in keeping the brutal live sheep export industry alive, insisting that the bureaucrats at the heart of its failed regulatory system can be trusted to fix it. The post Nationals reject science to keep sheep slaughter...

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Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:59
A struggle for nine and a solid night for the ABC, despite some dips. The post Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings appeared first on Crikey.

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Wage stagnation is a major failing of our governing class

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:51
Policymakers, refusing to accept that their wage growth thinking is deeply flawed, serve nothing but the interests of profitable corporations. The post Wage stagnation is a major failing of our governing class appeared first on Crikey.

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Another 20,000 words on the Trinity Grammar haircut?

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:47
Crikey readers respond to the media's coverage of the Trinity Grammar haircut, plus the ongoing war with the ABC. The post Another 20,000 words on the Trinity Grammar haircut? appeared first on Crikey.

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The art of the political interview: the interrogators reveal their hand

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:17
How do you break down obstinate stonewalling? How do you catch an evasive pollie? Find out, in part one of our brand-new mini-series. The post The art of the political interview: the interrogators reveal their hand appeared first on Crikey.

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