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Nov 21, 2012

Sentia Media index: PM dogged by Slater & Gordon queries

Julia Gillard's past employment at Slater & Gordon is still haunting the Prime Minister, putting her in the headlines for the wrong reasons, writes Sentia Media's John Chalmers.

Prime Minister Gillard again fended off questions about her time as a lawyer at Slater & Gordon — while the ABC fended off accusations it has been giving her a free kick on the issue. Deputy Opposition Leader Julie Bishop stormed back into our top 20 by taking up the attack on the PM’s conduct at the firm, leaving Opposition Leader Tony Abbott free to focus on finding policy announcements.

In more positive coverage for the PM, the government’s royal commission into child s-x abuse garnered a great deal of favourable press for Labor, and saw Attorney General Nicola Roxon in the news discussing its scope.

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