EXCLUSIVE: News Corp has been running a rabid campaign against alleged rape survivor, Brittany Higgins, for apparently going to the media before the police while neglecting to inform the public about the fact that it was News Corp journalist, Sam Maiden, who first published an ‘exclusive’ story about the alleged Parliament House rape by Bruce Lehrmann, against Ms Higgins’s own wishes. Serkan Ozturk reports.
Celebrated writer, Behrouz Boochani, has been visiting Australia for the first time after spending years imprisoned in this nation’s notorious offshore detention centres for asylum seekers. It has been a bittersweet moment for his friends, some of whom have not seen him for a decade. Linda Rose with this personal reflection.
TRUE OPINION: The worth of semiconductor chips in the world economic supply chain was perhaps truly felt by the average person for the first time in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that spread across the world from late 2019. Jemma Nott takes a look at the commodity becoming scarcer and more valuable.
EXCLUSIVE: A journalist whose campaign against long-running police and political corruption in NSW’s Southern Highlands eventually led to a government inquiry into the actions of the local council has been shockingly arrested by the Terror Squad in yet another attack by authorities on democracy and free speech in Australia. The journalist is now even banned from using social media. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman refuses to say whether he will review the sentence as well as the court’s bizarre decision making in the recent child sex abuse case involving former NRL star Brett Finch. The weak sentence comes on the back of a similar sweetheart deal the courts struck for Brad Burden – a child rapist friend and media adviser to allegedly corrupt former NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian – just a few months ago. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: It was the crime that should have shocked a nation. Instead, the tragic and brutal 1974 murder of Elaine Beverley King in a Sydney city hotel room was largely ignored by the local media and police force alike – a fact Elaine’s surviving family attributes to society’s stigma against sex workers. Now almost 50 years on from the crime, her family are still fighting for the justice and closure they’ve been long denied. Joanna Psaros reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Dubbed Australia’s real-life answer to Walter White from Breaking Bad, gym teacher turned drugs kingpin – Kevin Michael Geraghty – made one final appeal for freedom last week at a hearing in the NSW Supreme Court. Former student and True Crime News Weekly publisher, Serkan Ozturk, was in the courtroom for all the action.
Upon his recent death, rock and roll musician Jerry Lee Lewis was widely lauded by many as a pioneer and icon even when those same obituaries sneered at his paedophiliac marriage to a teen girl. Yet, marrying his 13-year-old cousin wasn’t even his greatest sin. He was also a murderer of women. Gary Johnston with this account of the man known as ‘The Killer’ who likely killed one, if not two, of his seven wives.
EXCLUSIVE: It is the case that continues to baffle Australia. Two sisters, seemingly uninjured, found dead in separate bedrooms of their Western Sydney apartment weeks after their estimated time of death. Now, four months into an investigation characterised by secrecy and silence we’re left with more questions than answers. But are NSW Police really as clueless as they appear? And is there more to this supposed “suicide” than meets the eye? Joanna Psaros reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Former prime minister Scott Morrison is now proudly listing all the “secret” Cabinet positions he gave himself on his official bio on the Federal Parliament website. The move comes as an inquiry into his questionable and possibly corrupt conduct is due to report back later this month. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: He’s claimed to be more caring and in touch with his feelings but Peter Dutton has refused to comment on Queensland Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll’s evidence of widespread sexual harassment and abuse of female officers throughout the 1990s, at the very same time the Liberal Party leader was a serving police officer. Joanna Psaros reports.
EXCLUSIVE: A woman who was double the drink-drive limit when she crashed her car on the iconic Sea Cliff Bridge in an incident which a judge claimed was a miracle nobody died is actually a staffer for Treasurer Jim Chalmers, it can be revealed. The failure by the press to link the pair is yet another example of the mainstream media protecting The Treasurer’s reputation at the expense of the truth. Pierce Field reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Back in January 2020, True Crime News Weekly published an exclusive investigation into the NSW Police’s reopening of the long-dormant search for the killers of Turkish Consul General, Şarık Arıyak, in Sydney’s east more than 40 years ago. The report included then-unreported details of a female suspect thought to have been spotted at the scene one week before the attack, and who may have called local media outlets claiming responsibility. Two years on, our intel appears to have been confirmed with the release of a phone conversation recording.
EXCLUSIVE: He’s the husband of Senator Linda Reynolds and a former communications supremo for the Australian Medical Association and spin doctor for Liberal Party MPs who also longs for a political career himself. But now Robert Reid has found himself in the public spotlight for all the wrong reasons after being caught out spying on the Bruce Lehrmann rape trial at the very moment alleged victim and survivor Brittany Higgins was testifying. Serkan Ozturk reports.