australian media

Australia’s grand mufti wins defamation case over News Corp articles

Australia’s grand mufti wins defamation case over News Corp articles

Media group consents to judgment as part of settlement with Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed, after paper said he had not condemned Paris attacksAustralia’s grand mufti has won a defamation case over News Corp
Australian journalist who reported on Manus last year detained in PNG

Australian journalist who reported on Manus last year detained in PNG

Freelance photographer Matthew Abbott prevented from entering the country when applying for visa at Port Moresby airportAn Australian journalist who was denied entry into Papua New Guinea believes he
Turnbull calls Karl Stefanovic 'patronising' in fiery TV exchange

Turnbull calls Karl Stefanovic 'patronising' in fiery TV exchange

The PM’s bad week comes to a head as Today host accuses him of ‘waffling’ and Kevin Andrews weighs in on citizenship Malcolm Turnbull is coming under pressure over the citizenship crisis, becoming
Don Burke accused of sexual harassment and indecent assault

Don Burke accused of sexual harassment and indecent assault

Burke’s Backyard presenter says he is ‘deeply hurt and outraged’ by claims from several women he harassed, bullied and assaulted themNumerous women have accused Don Burke of indecent assault, sexual
Journalist Wendy Dent tells how Don Burke 'pressured' her to audition topless

Journalist Wendy Dent tells how Don Burke 'pressured' her to audition topless

Dent alleges Burke’s Backyard presenter’s behaviour was ‘so shocking’, but Burke says her claims are ‘just not true’Australian film-maker and journalist Wendy Dent was just 21 in 1996 when Don Burke
Alcohol lobby says ads don't make young people drink more

Alcohol lobby says ads don't make young people drink more

There is an ‘association’ between drinking and advertising but it isn’t causal, Alcohol Beverages Australia tells inquiryThe alcohol lobby has said there is no evidence its advertising causes young
George Christensen outs himself as anonymous MP as Bolt accuses him of behaving 'badly'

George Christensen outs himself as anonymous MP as Bolt accuses him of behaving 'badly'

Renegade Coalition backbencher admits to being unnamed MP who threatened to quit the government The Coalition MP George Christensen has admitted to being the anonymous Turnbull government backbencher
The 'open secret' of sexual harassment in the media is staggering. There’s plenty yet to come | Sarah Hanson-Young

The 'open secret' of sexual harassment in the media is staggering. There’s plenty yet to come | Sarah Hanson-Young

The media industry may not be the worst offender but it needs to be the best responder to allegations of harassmentI believe women who make allegations of sexual harassment. I know what it’s like to
Chinese influence on Australia is 'fabricated' by media, China claims

Chinese influence on Australia is 'fabricated' by media, China claims

Statements show China sees itself as being the target of new laws to crack down on foreign interferenceThe Australian media has “repeatedly fabricated” stories about Chinese influence and infiltration
Reports of Chinese influence on Australia 'hysterical paranoia', People's Daily says

Reports of Chinese influence on Australia 'hysterical paranoia', People's Daily says

Communist party’s official paper says reports in Australian media about Chinese interference are racist and baselessMedia reports on Chinese interference in Australia are racist and paranoid, China’s
Tina Arena and Courtney Barnett join campaign against music industry sexual harassment

Tina Arena and Courtney Barnett join campaign against music industry sexual harassment

More than 360 Australian women, including the Veronicas and Sarah Blasko, have signed #MeNoMore letter recounting harassment, assault and rapeCourtney Barnett, Tina Arena, Sarah Blasko, the Veronicas,
Stage industry survey finds 14% of Australian cast and crew sexually assaulted

Stage industry survey finds 14% of Australian cast and crew sexually assaulted

Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance survey says 40% experienced sexual harassment and 62% were bulliedA Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance survey that found 14% of performers and technicians in
ABC to hand over documents wanted by George Pell to fight sex abuse charges

ABC to hand over documents wanted by George Pell to fight sex abuse charges

ABC’s lawyer says there will be ‘staggered compliance’ with subpoena for documents and that the process is ‘under way’Australia’s public broadcaster has agreed to hand over documents which Cardinal
How about a tax on #auspol short-termism? Let's call it the Tony … | Katharine Murphy

How about a tax on #auspol short-termism? Let's call it the Tony … | Katharine Murphy

Instead of talking ourselves into a funk, we should end 2017 with a fun thought experimentIt’s been a grim year in federal politics. Anyone watching knows it. Voters surveyed for the last Guardian
When 2017 got ridiculous, Australia's best memes came to the rescue

When 2017 got ridiculous, Australia's best memes came to the rescue

Politics and national affairs were at times so absurd it was enough to induce despair. But online a thousand blossoms bloomed When Benjamin Hammond Haggerty, better known as Macklemore, booked his
Channel Seven under fire over interview with far-right activist

Channel Seven under fire over interview with far-right activist

News report on a meeting to canvass action against ‘immigrant crime crisis’ failed to mention criminal history of United Patriots Front leader Blair CottrellChannel Seven has attracted criticism for
Burst your bubble: Australia's 'African gang crisis' has been brewing for years | Jason Wilson

Burst your bubble: Australia's 'African gang crisis' has been brewing for years | Jason Wilson

Australia doesn’t need a Breitbart – our conservative media does the job just as wellHow do you end up with a neo-fascist propounding his views on immigration on national television? To answer this
ABC journalist protects confidential sources for George Pell book

ABC journalist protects confidential sources for George Pell book

Material from Louise Milligan’s book on the cardinal subpoenaed as part of his defence against historical sexual offence charges Investigative journalist Louise Milligan is protecting confidential
Asio says threat to Australia greater now than in cold war

Asio says threat to Australia greater now than in cold war

Agency says controversial new security laws needed to counter ‘pervasive’ foreign threatThe Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (Asio) has told a parliamentary inquiry that it needs sweeping
Asio officers visit ABC to secure cabinet documents

Asio officers visit ABC to secure cabinet documents

Officers use safes to store papers discovered in cabinets bought from second-hand shop Asio officers secured thousands of sensitive government cabinet documents at ABC offices in Canberra and Brisbane