Aug 16, 2012

Andrew Holden crashes talking up The Age

Things didn't exactly go peachy for The Age's new editor-in-chief Andrew Holden, who gave an embarrassing interview on the Jon Faine program on ABC Melbourne yesterday morning.

Andrew Dodd

Media lecturer and journalist

It was not what you’d call a stellar performance by The Age’s new editor-in-chief Andrew Holden, who went on the Jon Faine program on ABC Melbourne yesterday morning to score some points at News Limited’s expense about that company’s reluctance to reveal its digital circulation figures. Rather ironic, given what happened next.

When Holden was asked by a talkback caller whether The Age would be developing an Android app, he answered in a way that revealed he didn’t know that the paper already had one — a point revealed after the interview by several listeners who tweeted in to say that they were listening to the program on their Andriod devices! Oops.

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  1. Edward James

    I am pleased to witness the failings of what were once the giant gatekeepers of what gets a run in the print media. Edward James

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