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Karl Quinn

Karl has held a variety of senior editing and writing roles since joining Fairfax Media in 1999. Most recently he was The Age's entertainment editor from 2009-2012. As national film editor, he oversees our film coverage in print and on our digital platforms.

Lord of the Rings a chronicle of legal disputes

Karl Quinn They're preciousss, those nasty little hobbitses. We loves them, we does; oh yes. But not quite as much, perhaps, as the lawyers do.

David Simon

Following the trail

David Simon.

Karl Quinn Walking through a newsroom with David Simon is a bit like strolling through a shopping mall with Justin Bieber.

Station pulls all advertising from Jones's breakfast slot

Karl Quinn, Jonathan Swan Alan Jones's radio show will be entirely free of advertising in response to the outcry over his comments about Julia Gillard's father.

Woman of quiet influence always put others first

Elisabeth Murdoch

Karl Quinn Dame Elisabeth Murdoch cast a long shadow, if such a thing can be said of a woman who brought so much light to the world.

Not our final call, say tearful presenters

Karl Quinn THE radio presenters at the centre of the royal prank call have claimed they were not ultimately responsible for a stunt that has caused outrage at a London hospital, provoked fury at Buckingham...

Minimum legacy of $500,000 pledged to nurse's family

Karl Quinn The owners of the radio network at the centre of the royal prank call controversy will donate all profits from advertising on 2Day FM for the remainder of the year to ''an appropriate memorial fund''...

Tough love from my mum, recalls Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch delivers a eulogy at the state memorial service for Dame Elisabeth Murdoch at St. Pauls Cathedral in Melbourne on December 18, 2012. Elisabeth Murdoch, a much-loved Australian public figure, famed philanthropist and mother of News Corp. tycoon Rupert Murdoch, passed away at her Cruden Farm home in the Melbourne suburbs on December 5 at the age of 103. AFP PHOTO / POOL / Alex COPPEL

Karl Quinn IF RUPERT MURDOCH rules his vast media empire with a firm hand, it is perhaps because he learnt from the best.

A life of strong love and quiet generosity

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch.

Karl Quinn If Rupert Murdoch rules his vast media empire with a firm hand, it is perhaps because he learnt from the best.

Kirsty Sword Gusmao

For the former first lady, a new battle begins at home

Kirsty Sword Gusma?o is married to Xanana Gusma?o, Prime Minister and former President of the Democratic Republic of  East Timor.

Karl Quinn Kirsty Sword Gusmao's role in East Timor's battle for independence is captured in the documentary Alias Ruby Blade, but now she's fighting on a new front - for her health.

Big dance festival in doubt as promoter collapses

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picture Justin McManus.
New Years Day.
Summerdayze festival.
Ravers in the Green Room.

Chris Vedelago, Cameron Houston, Karl Quinn Promoter behind some of Australia's biggest music festivals collapses with massive debts.

Facebook accused of being lax on child porn

Karl Quinn Facebook has been accused of allowing child pornography to proliferate thanks to a new meme in which users, some of them underaged, are encouraged to post naked pictures of themselves on the social...

Leading the way in the dragon's lair

Dinosaur

Karl Quinn RARMIAN Newton isn't one to look a gift dragon in the mouth, but there was one major downside to landing the biggest part of his short but already impressive career: he couldn't tell anyone.

Secrets behind story of Sybil tell multiple tales of the times

Karl Quinn There is an episode of United States of Tara in which Toni Collette's split-personality title character reveals her latest ''alter'' - a bespectacled New Yorker named Shoshanna, who just happens to...

Bolt unrepentant but slur victims hail victory

The AgeNews28/09/2011picture Justin McManus.Federal Court.Pat Eatock v Andrew Bolt case.Andrew Bolt leaving court after losing the case.

Karl Quinn ANDREW BOLT has had many better days, but Pat Eatock hasn't.

True colours

Andrew Bolt leaves court after losing the case.

Karl Quinn A terrible day for free speech in Australia, or just a terrible day for Andrew Bolt and bad journalism?

Beaconsfield rescue

Raw emotion mined in story of Beaconsfield rescue retold

Beaconsfield

Karl Quinn It's hard to imagine two less likely advocates for the talking cure than Brant Webb and Todd Russell, but the men at the centre of the Beaconsfield goldmine disaster have learnt the hard way the...

Alan Jones takes rap for carbon comment

Alan Jones takes rap for carbon comment.

Karl Quinn Entertainment Editor Sydney radio station 2GB, the former partner of failed Melbourne talkback station MTR, has been found to have breached the broadcasting code over Alan Jones' claim that 'human beings produce 0.