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Articles by John Chalmers

iSentia Index: schools, trains dominate as Rudd fades

The Greens are the model supporters of the government’s education and high-speed rail plans, but Liberal state premiers are having none of it. And what’s happened to Kevin Rudd?

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iSentia Index: Libs talk broadband as Gillard gets a China boost

Julia Gillard’s visit to China is likely to result in a jump in the polls. Plus everyone is talking about the Coalition’s broadband plan and its midwife, Malcolm Turnbull.

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iSentia Index: super struggle for Labor

Labor MPs are sniping over superannuation changes, and the PM is heading to China, no doubt hoping to poll better while she’s gone.

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iSentia Index: last hurrah for MPs as Labor self-destructs

Senior Labor MPs went down in a blaze of media coverage after they fell on their swords following the spill that wasn’t.

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Sentia Media index: do or die on leadership spill

The media love to talk about themselves and were breathless on Labor’s proposed media reforms. But audiences gave a big shrug, more interested in a new Pope.

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Sentia Media Index: Napthine shoots (past) Baillieu

Even Denis Napthine could not take political oxygen away from the PM, whose widely derided Rooty Hill visit seems to have paid off.

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Sentia Media Index: everyone’s talking immigration

Politicians of all parties were talking immigrants this week, but whereas the opposition was raising the spectre of dangerous asylum seekers, the Prime Minister wants 457 visa holders at the back of the jobs queue.\

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Sentia Media Index: Colin Barnett ramps up WA campaign

Western Australian pollies are on the move, with Premier Colin Barnett back in the Top 20 and challenger Mark McGowan hanging on in the last spot.

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Sentia Media index: ‘Xenophobia’ fuels election spin

Nick Xenophon’s aborted trip to Malaysia grabbed plenty of headlines this week. But not more than the constant media speculation over the Labor leadership.

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Sentia Media index: K-Rudd still mining the headlines

The biggest movers in political coverage of late are ALP rising star and Justice Minister Jason Clare and Sports Minister Kate Lundy following the release of the Australian Crime Commission report into drugs in sport, itself the biggest media issue in the country last week. Incredibly, moving into third place is MP Kevin Rudd for […]

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Sentia Media index: Gillard sings, but Beyonce rules

Julia Gillard named an election date — then it all went south. Craig Thomson was grabbing the headlines, and Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance had everyone talking.

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Sentia Media index: finger spin puts PM into bat

Between handing out gongs and visiting disaster-hit areas, Julia Gillard was the star of the media this week. But her boyfriend tried clumsily to steal some of the spotlight.

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Sentia Media index: Armstrong tops state pollie peloton

Moving up the Sentia Media political index this week were state politicians Campbell Newman and Jay Weatherill, while Lance Armstrong nearly doubled Julia Gillard’s coverage figures thanks to his Oprah confessional.

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Sentia Media index: Macking the media mentions

Julia Gillard returned to the desk early and soaked up media coverage on bushfires and the royal commission. And Jenny Macklin’s gaffe won her headlines for the wrong reasons.

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Sentia Media index: the pollies who won the media in 2012

Julia Gillard won plenty more media mentions than Tony Abbott in 2012, but the talkback radio and social media buzz was mostly negative. Sentia Media’s index tracks the year that was.

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Sentia Media index: Conroy holds firm on media regs

The front runners in this week’s social media top five are a fair reflection of the year that was. As we note week after week, Kevin Rudd is not going anywhere.

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Sentia Media index: politics over policy in Canberra

It was the politics of Canberra, not the policy, which dominated media headlines, talkback radio and social media chatter this week.

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It’s all about Bob Carr (and maybe Clive Palmer too)

Clive can pretty much do or say whatever he wants, and we think Clive likes that

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Rudd reclaims number one spot, beats Iron Lady

Rudd’s number one but will he ever be again?

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Abbott regains top spot in social media mentions

Tony Abbott was back in the top spot on the social media top five.

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An excitable start to the parliamentary year

The Press Gallery were awfully excited to start the Parliamentary year.

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So what do Kevin Rudd and Novak Djokovic have in common?

They’re not team players. Luckily for Novak he plays an individual sport.

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Wilkie the winner out of pokies debate coverage

So impressive how all the political commentators have realised that when Julia Gillard talks about not having the numbers in the Parliament to pass Andrew Wilkie’s pokies reforms, she means her own numbers, not the crossbench.

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Gambaro’s flame burns bright and quick

Teresa Gambaro’s moment in the sun was as brief as it was ripe,.

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Roxon in the news thanks to the new role

Nicola Roxon was off to a busy start to the year in her new role as Attorney General.

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