• ISBN: (Paperback)9780522870701
  • ISBN: (E-Book)9780522870718
  • PUBLISHED:15/Sep/2016
  • IMPRINT:Melbourne University Press
  • SUBJECT:Memoirs

Making Headlines

Chris Mitchell

  • Paperback $32.99
  • E-Book $14.99


As editor-in-chief of The Australian, Chris Mitchell ran the largest stable of journalists with the largest editorial budget in the country for more than twelve years. This entertaining and deeply revealing book offers readers riveting insights into the quirks and foibles of some of the most powerful politicians and media executives this country has produced.

A controversial figure throughout his quarter of a century as a daily editor, Chris Mitchell still maintains close regular contact with past prime ministers, editors and media CEOs. Making Headlines highlights the judgements and thinking that govern daily newspaper journalism at the highest level and the battles fought to publish tough stories about the rich and the powerful, the disenfranchised and the powerless.

Making Headlines
is compulsory reading for citizens who care, the political class inside the beltway and beyond, and wannabe journalists in search of a job.

About the author

Chris Mitchell retired at the end of 2015 after more than 12 years as editor-in-chief of The Australian and 24 years as a daily newspaper editor at The Australian, The Courier Mail and Sunday Mail. He also had editorial oversight of the Cairns Post, Townsville Bulletin and Gold Coast Bulletin. Chris began his career at The Telegraph in Brisbane.

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