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Dec 4, 2013

Crikey says: comment should not be cheap*

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17 thoughts on “Crikey says: comment should not be cheap*

  1. paddy

    LOL Thank goodness for that last line.
    I thought I’d walked through a *very* strange deja vu looking glass there for a moment.

  2. drovers cat

    They say the first sign of mental illness is when you start hearing voices. Those at the Australiar get Rupert’s and PM Gollum’s edicts every other minute.
    I’ve never seen a whole newspaper staff go mad all at once before.

  3. Vincent O'Donnell

    How friable are words.

    I’m looking forward to Snowden’s release of the metadata of the Abbott-Sheridan phone calls.

    Might do wonders for Greg’ reputation.

  4. Richard

    Solid gold. Thanks, Crikey.

  5. graybul

    Strength of News Ltd Media and Abbott Govt. political alliance should not be underestimated. Their corrosive impact upon the Nation’s fabric, identity, values and compassion towards others continues to gain credence and authority as their strategy of distortion, obfuscation and lies recast the National debate. Crikey’s comments today are hopefully a small re-balancing of what todate, has been a cakewalk for the foreign owned News Media / Abbott Govt. To shine a white light upon one’s own profession is fraught, and open to similar treatment as the ABC now endures. Evenso, this fight must be joined. A line has been crossed.

  6. klewso

    But they’re not “ill-informed innocents” – they’re “ill-informative professionals”, Right in the middle of that Limited News cess pool, paid to spin that way; though they do reflect those prioritised Murdoch musings.

  7. drmick

    Too right Klewso and they are getting away with murder. Wasnt it the ooze that faithfully reprinted wikileaks? Talk about fuelling tensions. Pot, kettle, murdock right wing nutbags.

  8. Gary Gaunt

    I thought Sheridan got it spot on and Albrechtsen likewise

    I enjoy the ABC for their cultural stiff and documentaries but turn right off when Sales, what his name from the Insiders start their self righteous indignation form of reporting.

    Abbott needs to put a dose of salts though the lot.

    Stand by for the usual stoning by the intellectually disabled luvvies.

  9. drmick

    Oh look; One of the nuts fell out of the tree. “Paging large chappies in white coats armed with antipsychotics to aisle 8”;someone bolt is lost again.

  10. Gary Gaunt


    so you have identified yourself as one of those stoners, bit like a Life of Brian set around here.

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