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PM’s rebuke focuses attention on siege intelligence failure

PM’s rebuke focuses attention on siege intelligence failure

As the Prime Minister publicly questions the AFP and ASIO’s monitoring of Man Monis, an inquiry is now underway into a possible intelligence failure.

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The 2014 Crikeys: three cheers for the AFR, Kyle Sandilands

The 2014 Crikeys: three cheers for the AFR, Kyle Sandilands

Crikey’s media reporter reveals the best and the worst of the media in 2014.

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Rundle: Bush v Clinton mark II and the death of democracy

Rundle: Bush v Clinton mark II and the death of democracy

Anyone can be president of the United States, so long as they come from one of two political dynasties …

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The 2014 Crikeys: Arsehat of the Year

The 2014 Crikeys: Arsehat of the Year

Will it be real-life Bond villain Vladimir Putin? Human yeast infection Redfoo? Or closer to home, our very own Jacqui “Ban the Burqa, Straya!” Lambie? Vote for the worst person of the year — Crikey’s Arsehat 2014!

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Pakistani school massacre reminds us why we can’t blame Islam for terrorism

At funerals for the dead students kill Pakistan, mourners will recite the same words uttered by the terrorists. And yet some would have us believe Islam has something to answer for.

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Tips and rumours

And the bottle of red wine goes to … climate denial for Christmas … Christmas party watch …

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Lyndal Curtis to leave ABC as staff learn if they’re in the firing line

Lyndal Curtis is the latest big name to leave the ABC, and other staff were informed on Wednesday if they are in line for a redundancy.

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Data retention hearings off to nonsensical start

The inquiry into data retention has begun — without the government being able to say what the “data” is or how much it will cost.

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The 2014 Crikeys: Person of the Year

From Rosie Batty to Peter Greste, many people have inspired us this year. Vote for your Crikey Person of the Year 2014.

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The 2014 Crikeys: Sexiest Politician

Will Malcolm Turnbull be Crikey’s Sexiest Politician five years running? Or will Greens hero’s Scott Ludlam’s hair finally get the recognition it deserves? Vote for Crikey’s sexiest male and sexiest female politicians!

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Poll Bludger: what happens when the ‘wrong’ candidate wins

A complicated loophole in vote-counting legislation has awarded a seat to Labor that should have gone to the Country Alliance in Victoria.

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Trauma in the Kimberley: what life is like in remote indigenous communities

Policies are made in Canberra with the best of intentions, but in remote Western Australia, the outcome is very different to what politicians imagined. East Kimberley Homelessness Project co-ordinator Rachelle Irving details life on the ground.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"[I will] actively explore the possibility of running for president of the United States."

"It's ON, Hillary. "

Jeb Bush
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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