Charlie Lewis,

Charlie Lewis

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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Past articles by Charlie:

ABC’s curious case study sparks boomers v millennials house price outrage

The backlash was just as indignant as all generations could have predicted, but the boomer in question does have a colourful past. → Read More

Hate speech increases on Twitter following Elon Musk acquisition

Thought that Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter couldn't possibly make the app worse than it already is? Guess again. → Read More

‘It’s a horrible, horrible place’: ABC goof reveals David Speers’ true inner thoughts

If you thought Senator Jane Hume set the bar for candour with her comments on this week's episode of Insiders, that was just the beginning. → Read More

Twiggy, pal of the global elite: a look at Andrew Forrest's buddies on the world stage

Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is unusually adept at talking his way into the halls of power. Crikey looks back at some of his most notable and at times controversial friends in high places. → Read More

Thank you for your service, COVIDSafe

We farewell COVIDSafe, the app that cost millions and detected 17 cases. Also, fun fallout from the Trump raid and more tips from the bunker. → Read More

Tips and Murmurs: Donald trumps the Erics ...

We're calling it: Donald Trump is a genius. We called it: Mark McGowan's fight with Clive Palmer did him good. And much more besides. → Read More

Tips and Murmurs: Bye-bye, Boris Johnson

Honestly, there's only one topic of discussion in the bunker today. Every tip, every murmur says the name 'BoJo'. → Read More

As Albanese globe-trots, News Corp wastes little time making the case for regime change

Publications like The Australian have been quick to criticise the prime minister for... visiting war-torn nations? → Read More

Beyond Bernie Ecclestone: the strange friends you make when you are Vladimir Putin

For a leader like Putin, nothing says credibility like the friendship of leathery old powerbrokers and celebrities. → Read More

News Corp comes over all green after Labor's first boat turnback

The confected outrage in the Oz and the Herald Sun gives us a pretty good clue about the manure we'll see in the Murdoch stables. → Read More

How WA went from stronghold to graveyard for the Coalition, and where it gets us

The Liberal Party has been decimated across the west, and will require some serious soul searching to move forward. → Read More

On the Alan issue, the PM won't Tudge an inch

Is he in or is he out? It's hard to tell if Alan Tudge has stepped away from cabinet, "technically" seeing out his term or welcome back any time. → Read More

'The river gave me this song': the new doco tying together love, landscapes and history through song

The artistic collaboration and loving relationship between Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter is vividly brought to life in this documentary. → Read More

Eyes weld open ... Insiders trading ... bionic peepers 'powering down'

From Trump gazing into a solar eclipse to Morrison peeking at white-hot sparks, world leaders love leaving enduring images. This and more from the Crikey bunker. → Read More

Time to exercise your democratic rights and vote for Crikey's Arsehat of the Year

Break out your 2021 opinions and share your vote for Crikey's best and worst of the year. → Read More

Wanted: executive director, Institute of Public Affairs

EXCLUSIVE: After the news that IPA executive director John Roskam is moving on, Crikey has gotten ahold of the completely legitimate, very real job ad for finding his replacement. → Read More

Leaks and troughs: other Morrison opponents who read their private information in the paper

Emmanuel Macron is far from the first opponent of Scott Morrison to find private information mysteriously appear in the media. Here's a list of previous instances. → Read More

Tips and Murmurs: A truly AUKUS moment for Biden

It's all submarines and vaccines in the Crikey bunker right now, with maybe a mention or two of testicles. → Read More

Behold the salad days of KRudd — ex-PM, slayer of dragons and cultural warriors

A Senate inquiry into media diversity heard Kevin Rudd calmly ripping the innards out of News Corp. But then it got weirder. → Read More

Tips and Murmurs: I don't build a nation, mate, says Biden...

The US spent two decades not building a nation in Afghanistan - mission accomplished! We've got that and more from the Crikey bunker. → Read More