Jan 7, 2013

Media briefs: Oz praises Gillard … Rupert tweets … less print hacks …

Julia Gillard is up for The Australian's Australian of the Year prize. And other media tidbits.

I’m not a climate scientist but … News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch — who proudly announced in 2010 that his media empire had become carbon neutral — has taken to Twitter to claim that increased carbon emissions are making the world “greener”.

This followed an earlier tweet this morning in which the mogul questioned government investment in renewable energy projects.

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3 thoughts on “Media briefs: Oz praises Gillard … Rupert tweets … less print hacks …

  1. dazza

    So, the best possible scientific advice about climate change is, actually wrong! In one little tweet the murdockian army will spring into action and convince every numbskull climate-change is crap?

  2. klewso

    The Oz a case of “feint praise indeed” for Gillard?
    “Beware of cliques baring grifts”?
    What are they after? They’ve done their bit, they reckon they can afford to play magnanimous now?
    After so long, such habits?
    …. anyone else smell Rattus norvegicus?

  3. Mark Duffett

    Um, you do realise that neither of Murdoch’s tweets are incompatible with mainstream climate science?

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