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Its birth was an attempt by the industry to head off the move by the Whitlam Labor Government the previous year to create a government authority to police it.
by Russell Grenning - 1/03/2018 - 7 comments
Meantime, important issues have been neglected. Such as our water crisis and the future of the Murray-Darling.
by Peter West - 22/02/2018 - 6 comments
I don't know why, but the recent take-down of Aziz Ansari in the press and on social media feels like a turning point. It seems like this is the moment that #MeToo slipped its moorings.
As a former Australian Labor Party president and advisor to conservative prime ministers John Howard and Tony Abbott, Mundine is not known for pulling his punches.
by Sean Jacobs - 15/01/2018 - 3 comments
The social media juggernaut Facebook has reportedly acknowledged engagement with its platform may potentially affect cognition or emotional wellbeing.
by Mal Fletcher - 28/12/2017 - 6 comments
'The Quiet Mutiny' had revealed that the US army in Vietnam was tearing itself apart. There was open rebellion.
by John Pilger - 22/12/2017 - 2 comments
Trying to define what quality journalism means is a bit like unwittingly taking part in the age-old debate about what is art and what is not.
by Chris Lewis - 19/10/2017 - 49 comments
This bizarre conduct came to light after the ABC had initially removed the segment 'Misplaced Map Outrage' from its Media Watch website.
by David Singer - 14/09/2017 - 11 comments
I find this particularly objectionable on what should be the standards showplace of correctness in speech and language style… the ABC.
by Ian Nance - 11/09/2017 - 17 comments
A lay person could therefore assume ACMA's regulations are achieving their aim. But dig into the data and a different, confused picture, emerges.
by Patricia Edgar and Don Edgar - 6/09/2017 - 3 comments
Broadcaster Alan Jones is a climate sceptic who campaigns against renewables, drilling gas and digging coal. Which makes it pretty hard to live.
by Gary Johns - 11/08/2017 - 8 comments
A not very bright young woman, propelled on a wave of the pre-Kardashian phenomenon of celebrity for its own meaning; a youthful flower, gathered by the Grim Reaper while speeding off with her lover in the Pont de l'Alma tunnel in Paris.
by Binoy Kampmark - 2/08/2017 - 15 comments


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