The daily clickthroughs:

STATE OF THE PLANET: Paper houses and logging in the Congo

FRIDAY TRASH WRAP: Hot nights in Paris: less common than once thought

What’s new on the Crikey blogs:

THE CONTENT MAKERS: News Limited — Huddle of Hoddle St honchos

ANDREW BARTLETT: Early candidate for 2009 person of the year

CRIKEY SPORTS: It’s just not Twenty20 cricket: is NSW playing fair?

FIRST BLOG ON THE MOON: My Twitter avatar extravaganztacular

Also on the Crikey website:

PODCASTS: Canberra Calling: Download or listen to the latest episode now.

FACEBOOK: Join Facebook and become a fan of Crikey.

TWITTER: Follow Crikey on Twitter!

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Slate‘s forum on Obama’s early days

Peter Fray

Get your first 12 weeks of Crikey for $12.

Without subscribers, Crikey can’t do what it does. Fortunately, our support base is growing.

Every day, Crikey aims to bring new and challenging insights into politics, business, national affairs, media and society. We lift up the rocks that other news media largely ignore. Without your support, more of those rocks – and the secrets beneath them — will remain lodged in the dirt.

Join today and get your first 12 weeks of Crikey for just $12.


Peter Fray
Editor-in-chief of Crikey