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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.

Noah Taylor goes from nowhere to everywhere

Karl Quinn For years, Noah Taylor was one of the best-kept secrets of the Australian film industry. But suddenly, he's everywhere.

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Big dance festival in doubt as promoter collapses

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01/01/2013
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.

Former film chief Kim Williams calls for production subsidies review

Kim Williams.

Karl Quinn Kim Williams, one-time head of the Australian Film Commission and founding chairman of the Film Finance Corporation (now Screen Australia), has compared Australia's film and television producers to...

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.

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...

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.

Science sexy? We can dare to dream as former pop star ponders universe

Professor Brian Cox

Karl Quinn It's important, when talking to a renowned physicist, to get the big questions out of the way first.

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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''...

Radio prank network to donate profits to memorial fund

Lisha Barboza

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

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.

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.

Ten dumps The Circle and host Yumi Stynes

Yumi Stynes.

Karl Quinn and Michael Idato TV presenter Yumi Stynes has been ditched, along with her chat show The Circle, by Ten.

Chopper crash victim was James Cameron's 'right-hand man'

Andrew Wight.

Karl Quinn The writer-producer of the most successful Australian movie of 2011 was one of two men killed in a helicopter crash near Nowra on the New South Wales south coast.

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?

More Australian filming for Mulligan

Karl Quinn Oscar-nominated actress Carey Mulligan could extend her acquaintance with Australia, adding a science-fiction thriller to the jazz-age feature she's slated to film here.