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Markus Mannheim edits The Public Sector Informant and writes regularly about government administration and policy.
Markus Mannheim Hours - and specifically timesheets - aren't a great way to measure journalism. Nor are they much use in assessing the output of most other white-collar jobs.
Markus Mannheim The newspaper industry has many quirks that amuse me. One is that papers try to avoid naming their rivals.
Markus Mannheim Most people crave feedback about their work, and journalists are no different. We want readers to tell us if our news reports are wrong or if they lack context.
Markus Mannheim In truth, we've had a tough budget coming for a while. Canberrans lapped up the many perks that sprang from a decade of public service growth, much of it far more rapid than was sensible.
Markus Mannheim A scandal is apparently unfolding at The Canberra Hospital, where a senior official allegedly tampered with emergency department waiting-time data.
Markus Mannheim Our dapper Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, receives free suits from a Sydney tailor, Max Liondos. He also gets lycra bodysuits from Cycling Australia and is paid a trickle of book royalties by...
Markus Mannheim Mankind's compulsion to whinge, and to believe the grass is greener elsewhere, is wonderful for journalists. It's the endless spring from which so many stories flow.