Misha Ketchell writes:


News Limited finance journalist Terry McCrann is a pretty feisty writer, but did he really say this during his Business Sunday editorial?

…the best way to dispose of the government’s stake in Telstra is actually to give the shares to the real owners — you. That would avoid having to guess at a sale price and would also avoid handing half a billion dollars of your money to investment wankers, sorry bankers, accountants and lawyers.

Er, no. The well-deserved sledge at investment bankers is in the transcript but nowhere to be found in this video of his on-air editorial. So either Terry wimped it when the camera light flicked on or he added the sledge as an afterthought.

Peter Fray

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