We’ve got something that he rearranged the sentences – compare and
contract with a column he wrote recently. Publled things ouf the new
York review of books. The Toledo Blade. but no one will ahve a got at
Adams because they wind up keeping their left eye shut when they look
out for media irregulatires.
”Death of Colonel David Hackworth (Toledo Blade article). Retired army
colonel who exposed abuses in Vietnam and infuential left wing military
have also got a piece in the new York Review of books involving connections with the Bushes and on the war in Afghanistan.”
“It’s pretty close to word for word in parts.”
“it’s a real easy exercise in compare and contrast. We would’ve have
run with it if it was jsut broad paraphraising which would fall more
under just being lazy.”
“It’s more about Adams than the ABC. It highlights a broader problem at the ABC.”
Investigator launched in April.
“We like to think of ourselves as an independent magazine. “
There’s a magazine by the same name in New Zealand and they launched
this here. In the past I’ve written a lot of things for the Austrailan.
Investigate publishing. Ian Wishart. People call him right wing… “People tag investigate as being a right wing Mag.”
”You don’t need to have a huge overhead to run a magazine. We don’t have huge staff and budgets.”
Peolpe aren’t doing this to push an ideology, I’m not taknig orders from on high to push some agenda.”
“I think we’re pretty aware of what we’ve got here.” It’s part of our media column. He’ll have his chance to repond.
“I know that many people have sent them things about Phillip Adams. I
don’t know many people who have flicked emails over and they don’t wind
up covering it. I know they’ve gone Janet Albrechtsen and Miranda
Devine for calling terrorists cockroaches. This is the sort of thing
that cuts to the heart of the journalistic profession. If your’re going
to put words under you own name they need to be under your own name.’