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Rundle: how job application scheme will kill the Coalition’s base

Rundle: how job application scheme will kill the Coalition’s base

The government wants job-seekers to apply for 40 jobs every month. All well and good, but what about those businesses that have to process them all? Crikey’s writer-at-large crunches the numbers.

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WikiLeaks reveals (not so) superinjunction

WikiLeaks reveals (not so) superinjunction

WikiLeaks’ revelation of a Victorian Court gag order recalls that the overuse of such orders can be defeated by the threat of online exposure.

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‘Tireless’ Bishop’s UN triumph no real biggie

‘Tireless’ Bishop’s UN triumph no real biggie

Careful reading of Julie Bishop’s “momentous” UN Security Council resolution regarding flight MH17 reveals it isn’t such a big deal, writes an anonymous Canberra insider and former DFAT officer.

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‘Con game’: native advertising only works when it’s hidden

‘Con game’: native advertising only works when it’s hidden

Like it or not, more native advertising — where lines can be blurred between paid ads and editorial content — is coming our way.

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Old song, a new singer: will Jokowi’s reign bring liberation for West Papua?

Outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono maintained the status quo with West Papua during his two terms in office, but West Papuans are hoping president-elect Joko Widodo’s rule will be different, writes Ron Kareni.

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Standard and Poor’s invents a poor debt standard. Let’s call their bluff!

Standard & Poor’s arbitrary warning about debt provides a great opportunity for Australia if we want to do something about the stubbornly high dollar, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

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Tips and rumours

Asylum seeker planes blocked from view … cyber attacks on the AFP … online dating tips at the Sydney Institute …

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National security inquiry stretched by tight timeframe

The rushed timeframe for a parliamentary inquiry into the government’s national security reforms may yet cause headaches for proper consideration of the reforms.

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ACMA slams Seven for ‘factual accuracy’ breach on Today Tonight

A story aired on Today Tonight last year gave the wrong impression about the standard of medical care provided to a member of a small Christian sect, the Australian Communications and Media Authority has ruled.

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iSentia index: a big week in international news puts Bishop on top

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has dominated news coverage, despite the political struggles back in Australia.

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Media briefs: Times are tough … superinjunctions are super-exciting … photo line-ups …

Stop presses! There’s a great big story that … oh, we can’t tell you. Plus other media tidbits of the dya.

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WHAT WAS SAID:

"[Sanctions] are a reminder that the United States means what it says."

"We have no real power over Russia, but we'll keep pretending we do. "

Barack Obama
Election Deciders
Forget Tony Abbott and Julia Gillard, who rreally decided the federal election? The Power Index profiles the influential insiders, flacks and tabloid hacks.
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