Facing the challenge of high risk, high reward
2013

Facing the challenge of high risk, high reward

Jack Fisher
On the sunny final day of the Sydney Writers Festival, an all-star lineup of investigative journalists – Fairfax Media’s Kate McClymont and Linton Besser, as well as Steve Pennells, of The West Australian – joined MEAA Federal Secretary Christopher Warren to discuss press freedom in the wake of recent threats from falling print revenues, vulnerable shield laws and Gina Rinehart. Continue reading

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Work, family and romance make top TV work
2013

Work, family and romance make top TV work

Alice Vrajlal
“Nina Proudman: what a mad bitch!” TV critic Ruth Ritchie opened her Writing Great TV commentary with her usual no holds barred approach. She was referring, of course, to the highly popular television character portrayed by Logie award winner Asher Keddie in Channel 10’s Offspring. Continue reading