Round 5 – Carlton v Port Adelaide: Carltony

After a poor performance from the Carlton club as a whole last Saturday, John Butler is as disappointed as any Blubagger. But he isn’t buying into the subsequent pile-on.

What happens with footy media?

Yoshi is not pleased with the decision to axe the Marngrook Footy Show, and the slashing of Macquarie Sports Radio programming. What do you think?

On Rohan Connolly’s departure from The Age

Japanese footy correspondent Yoshi is sad to see a vastly experienced journalist such as Rohan Connolly depart The Age. Especially at a time when, he says, journalism standards are dropping and the industry looks shaky.

Crio’s Q?

How do you like your celebrations? Quiet reflection and relief or party like it’s 1999? Crio reflects on how title and championship celebrations are covered in different sports, both here and abroad.

My Options on Media

Yoshi pushes back off the sightscreen, charges in and unleashes a bumper at the media.

Footy journalism gone to the dogs

By Simon Dobbie This is going to be a whinge. Maybe even a rant. I’m not entirely sure, but I think a rant is a whole level above a whinge. Yep, let’s call it a rant then. And the subject of my rant? Well, its footy journalism. AFL journalism to be precise. It’s a not [Read more]