In the rush to attack Julia Gillard for “lecturing” the world, some serious points have been missed by her critics. This “lecture” isn’t new and nor is the Prime Minister the only one delivering it.
Mining magnate Gina Rinehart's bid to score a seat — or two — on the board of Fairfax Media looks increasingly likely after she lifted her stake in the company to over 15% overnight. So just who would director Rinehart be dealing with in the boardroom?
Just because Power Players have power doesn't means others won't have a big problem with them from time to time. Power Players look a problem directly in the face.
If we learnt anything from David Cameron's appearance before the Leveson Inquiry last night it is that he and the Murdochs were even closer than we thought.
There's a few things 36-year-old coal billionaire Nathan Tinkler will miss when he moves to Singapore: the surf at Newcastle, our wonderful beaches, and not being able to drive faster than 90km/h in his fleet of Ferraris, or his Bugatti Veyron.
The Leveson inquiry’s public hearings will wrap up tomorrow with a long-awaited appearance by prime minister David Cameron. Here’s the juiciest revelations to date.
Evidence has emerged that disputes Foreign Minister Bob Carr's claim Julian Assange has received as much or more consular support in a comparable period than other Australians, and that anything further would amount to interference in another country's judicial process.
Prime Minister Gillard did a decent enough job explaining the carbon tax on the ABC's Q&A last night, though as a thoroughly coached media performer she should have dwelt a little longer on one phrase in particular: in line with Treasury forecasts.
Labor MPs are calling for tougher media regulation and new privacy laws after revelations that Channel Nine aired an ex-prostitute's claims against Craig Thomson even though she had recanted from her story.
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