Money and power: How our media folds under pressure

Money and power: How our media folds under pressure

Posted May 21, 2018 06:26:03 Related Story: Former AMP chairman will quit Coca-Cola’s board, but not just yet Related Story: At royal commission, top AMP exec loses count of how many times the company misled ASIC It takes just over 30 seconds to walk between the Isabel Menton Theatre on …

Royal wedding sparks media frenzy in Windsor ahead of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s nuptials

Royal wedding sparks media frenzy in Windsor ahead of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s nuptials

By Jack Hawke in Windsor Updated May 19, 2018 19:33:39 The media circus comes to full crescendo today with more than 5,000 staff and personnel in Windsor to cover the Royal wedding. What time does the Royal wedding start? Kensington Palace said 79 international networks were on hand to broadcast …

Royal wedding sparks media frenzy in Windsor ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials

Royal wedding sparks media frenzy in Windsor ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials

By Jack Hawke in Windsor Posted May 19, 2018 10:24:56 Photo: Reporters set up outside Windsor Castle. (ABC News: Jack Hawke) The media circus comes to full crescendo today with more than 5,000 staff and personnel in Windsor to cover the Royal wedding. What time does the Royal wedding start? …

Cuban plane crash leaves more than 100 dead, state media says

Cuban plane crash leaves more than 100 dead, state media says

Updated May 19, 2018 08:05:30 A Cuban-operated airliner with at least 110 people aboard has crashed and burned in a field just after takeoff from the Havana airport. Key points: The nationality of those on board was not immediately clear Wreckage was strewn over an area 20km south of Havana …

Cuban plane crash leaves more than 100 dead, state media says

Cuban plane crash leaves more than 100 dead, state media says

Posted May 19, 2018 06:58:42 Photo: Firefighters extinguish the flames that engulfed the Boeing 737. (AP: Enrique de la Osa) A Cuban airliner with more than 110 people on board plummeted into a yuca field just after takeoff from Havana’s international airport. More than 100 people were killed in the …

How seriously should Australia take Beijing’s attacks in Chinese state media? – China power

How seriously should Australia take Beijing’s attacks in Chinese state media? – China power

Posted May 18, 2018 15:12:58 Chinese state media has weighed in again on Australian-Chinese relations, slamming Beijing’s relations with Canberra as “among the worst of all Western nations”. Key points: Media experts say Global Times measures its success by quotes in Western media Different state media tones are intended to …

Alan Jones pumps up the volume as defamation trial turns tables on the Parrot | Ben Smee | Media

Alan Jones looked every inch a man comfortable behind a microphone as he settled in to give evidence in the Brisbane supreme court on Thursday. Few can boast Jones’s verbal flair. And in court his voice moved from calm and measured to bristling with anger as he told stories about …

Luke Lazarus breaks silence over Kings Cross rape trial to criticise media | Australia news

Luke Lazarus, the man acquitted of raping 18-year-old Saxon Mullins outside of his father’s Kings Cross nightclub five years ago, has spoken publicly for the first time, saying he had been misrepresented by media reporting of the case and that he has “nothing to hide”. Lazarus, 26, said he was …

Dead monster croc photo posted on social media sparks investigation

Dead monster croc photo posted on social media sparks investigation

Updated May 16, 2018 11:48:59 The Environment Department is investigating the shooting death of a 4.3 metre crocodile in far north Queensland after a photo of it was posted on social media. The photo, which has since been deleted, shows a man standing next to the monster crocodile on the …

Fly infestation captured on Simpson Desert cameleer’s video creates social media buzz – ABC Rural

Fly infestation captured on Simpson Desert cameleer’s video creates social media buzz – ABC Rural

In outback Australia it is not unusual to have large amounts of flies buzzing around, especially when travelling in remote areas. But a recent video taken in the Simpson Desert has highlighted how bad the insects have been as of late. When Andrew Harper from the Outback Camel Company was …