Katharine Murphy is national affairs correspondent at The Age. She has been reporting on federal politics for more than a decade, starting at The Australian Financial Review, where she was Canberra chief of staff from 2001 to 2004, and moving to The Australian as a specialist writer from 2004 to 2006. She joined The Age in 2006. In 2008, she won the Paul Lyneham Award for Excellence in Press Gallery Journalism.
Katharine Murphy Given how late the Gillard government has left its run on media reform, Conroy has little option now other than to crash or crash through.
Katharine Murphy Perhaps it's just a slightly unhinged week. Those who are still paying off the bills from the therapy sessions following the 2010 election campaign – the most diminishing, grinding, pointless...
Katharine Murphy Thomson misunderstands the media if he thinks his denials are the end of the story.
Katharine Murphy A former sex worker in a blonde wig versus the executive producer of a tabloid television current affairs show. Now that's some 'she said, he said' journalism for you.
Katharine Murphy ANALYSIS
Katharine Murphy It might be the stuff of a comedy sketch, if it wasn't extremely serious. The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions today has had to issue a statement pointing out the obvious: they are...