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The Murdoch family members working against the Fox News agenda

The New York Times' recent investigation into the Murdoch family described James and Kathryn's more progressive leanings as one of the reasons for tension within the family. The post The Murdoch family members working against the Fox News agenda appeared first on Crikey.

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Liberal Party received donations from Eastern Australia Agriculture

Good morning, early birds. The NSW Liberals received donations from one of the beneficiaries of the controversial Murray-Darling Basin water contracts, and two Australians have been confirmed killed in the terror attacks in Sri Lanka. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.  The post Liberal Party received donations from Eastern ...

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Burning buildings and blind faith

A burning building is a chance for rebirth. A West entirely blind to its own insoluble faith is a chance only for death. The post Burning buildings ...

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Inside the campaign to unseat Dutton

Grassroots campaign group GetUp has its sights on seven seats this election — and Peter Dutton’s marginal seat of Dickson is the priority target. The ...

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This could be Australia’s stupidest election ever

It's been a stupid election campaign so far and all signs point to it getting stupider. The post This could be Australia’s stupidest election ...

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Zali Steggall at the business end of Warringah

What do the locals make of Abbott's competition? They quite like her. Or at least they want to like her. The post Zali Steggall at the business end ...

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Labor targets Indigenous health priorities, but where’s the workforce?

Labor has unveiled a boost to Indigenous health, recognising the need for Indigenous communities to be central to program development and implementation. But that requires a workforce. The post Labor targets Indigenous health priorities, but ...

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Assange’s ‘hacking’ indictment the crime of protecting a whistleblower

Julian Assange did what any good journalist should do: minimise his source's chances of being found out. But that is now conspiracy to commit a crime in the eyes of the US government. The post Assange’s ‘hacking’ indictment the crime of protecting a whistleblower appeared first on Crikey.

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Is a great wave going to swamp Australia’s housing market?

With a small but growing percentage of homeowners owing banks sums greater than the value of their homes, what are the looming risks to the economy? The post Is a great wave going to swamp Australia’s housing market? appeared first on Crikey.

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Higher breakfast TV viewership following Notre Dame fire

With the top three morning shows collectively pulling in over 1.15 million viewers, it's a reminder that it is a very important news slot. The post ...

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Millions pledged to aid restoration of Notre Dame

Good morning, early birds. Millions of euros have already been pledged in the wake of yesterday's Notre Dame cathedral fire, and the Coalition's ...

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The slow burn of the gilets jaunes 

Our correspondent-at-large reports on the simmering tensions in Paris amid the yellow vest movement. The post The slow burn of the gilets jaunes  appeared first on Crikey.

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The right’s fragmentation problem is causing cracks

Divided votes and increased competition — David Leyonhjelm's recent failure may be a bellwether for things to come on May 18. The post The right’s fragmentation problem is causing cracks appeared first on Crikey.

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Climate change debate and the empty chair

As the campaign proper gears up, climate change is being pushed as a front and centre issue by almost every candidate. But where's Tony? The post Climate change debate and the empty chair appeared first on Crikey.

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I don’t think Assange has done journalism any favours

Crikey readers discuss Julian Assange's arrest, election gaffes and Tony Abbott. The post I don’t think Assange has done journalism any favours appeared first on Crikey.

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Notre Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames

Good morning, early birds. The historic Notre Dame cathedral has been engulfed with fire, and a week after the death of an Indigenous woman in police ...

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Why shutting down over Easter is a bad idea for commercial networks

Traditionally the Easter holidays have been a non-ratings period — but with the rise of streaming television, commercial networks need to re-think ...

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Gaffe tracker: how politicians stumbled through the start of the campaign

A look at the long list of awkward and regrettable moments from the first weekend of the campaign. The post Gaffe tracker: how politicians stumbled through the start of the campaign appeared first on Crikey.

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What does it take to run for federal parliament?

Australians are often told if they don’t like how politics is going they should do something about it. But how? The post What does it take to run for federal parliament? appeared first on Crikey.

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Australians deserve an economic debate of substance, not dogma

Groundbreaking economist Alan Krueger, adviser to two US presidents, died last month — but his work lives on in local debates about minimum wage and inequality. The post Australians deserve an economic debate of substance, not dogma appeared first on Crikey.

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The clock is ticking for the Coalition and time is short

The Coalition has to turn around the polls — and the the election is approaching even more rapidly than it might initially seem. The post The clock ...

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Morrison boasts how the Coalition fixed our ‘climate deficit’

Australia had a "climate deficit" under Labor, says Scott Morrison, but that's now been fixed by the Coalition. And he's absolutely right. The post ...

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Ratings after MAFS: backslide in viewership for Nine

60 Minutes viewership dropped by one third this week, and the post-MAFS bounce has faded for My Kitchen Rules The post Ratings after MAFS: backslide ...

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If I was an investigative journalist I would be in a panic

Crikey readers discuss the implications of Julian Assange's arrest. The post If I was an investigative journalist I would be in a panic appeared ...

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Welcome the fight for Warringah

Tony Abbott is in danger of losing his seat for the first time in 25 years. The implications for the Liberals and, beyond that, our understanding of Australian politics are huge. The post Welcome the fight for Warringah appeared first on Crikey.

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The WikiLeaks arrest is about the journalism, not the journalist

The debate over whether Julian Assange is a journalist or not serves no purpose other than to undercut future press freedom. The post The WikiLeaks arrest is about the journalism, not the journalist appeared first on Crikey.

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Health experts want both major parties to think long-term

Good morning, early birds. Health experts warn the major parties against an ad-hoc approach to healthcare strategies in the lead-up to the election, and One Nation experiences a drop in the polls following the Al Jazeera investigation. It's the news ...

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