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Newspaper misery in Canada

Margaret SimonsDec 17, 2008

Roy Greenslade reports on more newspaper misery in Canada.

Sue Howard Update and A-Span Bummer

Margaret SimonsDec 17, 2008

I can update and firm up some aspects of my Crikey piece on the departure of Sue Howard as ABC Dire

More Coming on Sue Howard….

Margaret SimonsDec 17, 2008

More on what's going on at the ABC in today's Crikey email.

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Peter Fray – Another one of those Conversations

Margaret SimonsDec 17, 2008

"We're going to have another one of those conversations, aren't we?" So said

Knives are out for Bruce Guthrie

Margaret SimonsDec 17, 2008

As you would expect, the knives are out for Bruce Guthrie, former editor of the Herald-Sun, following his taking an unfair dismissal action against his former employer. Matt

Announcement Soon on the Sydney Morning Herald

Margaret SimonsDec 17, 20081 Comment

Expect an announcement very soon now on the new editor of the Sydney Morning Herald. I understand that leading contenders Mark Baker of the Age and Peter Fray of the

The 7.30 Report Takes a Hit

Margaret SimonsDec 16, 2008

The ABC's Independent Complaints Review Panel have forced Auntie to broadcast a correction to a story aired way back in mid 2007, about the Tasmanian Pulp Mill. Apparently the story use

Sue Howard is Going from ABC Radio

Margaret SimonsDec 16, 20083 Comments

Almost two years ago now the ABC was rife with rumours that the unpopular Director of Radio, Sue Howard, was not finding

Brian McCarthy’s Not So Reassuring Message to Staff

Margaret SimonsDec 16, 2008

Managing Fairfax is no cushy job. The new CEO Brian McCarthy knows this, and so it is not surprising that there are few words of reassurance in his message to staff on taking up his app

More thoughts From Max Uechtritz

Margaret SimonsDec 16, 20081 Comment

As he prepares to leave for Doha and his new post, Max Uechtritz sent m