Lenore Taylor is chief political correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a Walkley Award winner, a winner of the Paul Lyneham Award for excellence in press gallery journalism and a former foreign correspondent, based in London. She co-authored a book, "Shitstorm" on the Rudd government's response to the global economic crisis. She has covered federal politics for more than 20 years.
Lenore Taylor The government was last night trying to salvage some of its media reform laws in a last-minute compromise it hoped would provide political cover for its retreat on the rest.
Lenore Taylor After this debacle, with an election just six months away, the Rudd ''camp'' must surely be folding their tents. But only after another extraordinary spectacle of Labor self-harm.
Lenore Taylor TONY ABBOTT might have described as ''elegant'' Malcolm Turnbull's speech critiquing the quality of Australia's political debate, but the Coalition is set to oppose a parliamentary ''code of...
Lenore Taylor The fetid cloud of hypocrisy rising from our federal Parliament must surely by now be visible from space.
Lenore Taylor Tony Abbott's Coalition has been executing the political manoeuvre of triangulation with a skill that would impress the tactic's originator, Bill Clinton's former adviser Dick Morris.
Lenore Taylor The Australian Parliament is failing us. It is putting politicking ahead of human life.
Lenore Taylor Julia Gillard was playing the audience perfectly at the press gallery's midwinter ball on Wednesday night, commiserating with journalists at both News Ltd and Fairfax as the media industry goes...
Lenore Taylor I've endured many grievous challenges to my powers of concentration over the years. There was double maths on a Friday afternoon in a Brisbane classroom with a fine view of the Cloudland Ballroom,...