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Dec 20, 2013

Crikey says: the stories you loved in 2013

We're handing out the last of the Crikey gongs: arts and culture and the best/worst people of the year. Bernard Keane delivers his year in review. Paddy Manning with more revelations from White Energy. What about the private school prefects in Labor? How Holden conned us all. The state of the (visual) arts. And that'll about do us -- merry festive season!

And so to the tale of the tape, a highly distorted year in review via a list of stories website readers clicked on most in 2013. Here’s the top 10 …

  1. Election night 2013: Rudd v Abbott | Crikey live blog
  2. Day one of Rudd reboot: how it happened | Crikey live blog
  3. It’s a Bastardathon! Who will be the bastardest!? | First Dog on the Moon
  4. Here’s the real story of Australian debt | Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer
  5. Rundle mythbusts Abbott’s victory | Guy Rundle
  6. What’s wrong with Tasmania, Australia’s freeloading state? | Jonathan West
  7. How dare you try to politicise this politicising! | First Dog on the Moon
  8. Mirabella scrambling as polling puts Indi on knife edge | Andrew Crook
  9. Super site: Guthrie’s secret publication revealed | Matthew Knott
  10. You’ll love the How Fast is the NBN site … until you read this | Stilgherrian

So what does that say about the year that was? Well, it reminds us we had three prime ministers in 2013 — which is at least two too many.

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  1. paddy

    Lovely to hear that Crikey’s has a record year.
    Go you good things and have a great holiday.
    We’re going to need you all to be in peak form for the Abbott clusterf*ck that awaits us next year.
    Cheers.

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