Oct 16, 2017

ABC’s ‘exclusive’ with HRC … Hendo’s howlers … Disney copies Aunty ….

Aunty's chat with Hillary Clinton isn't that special. And other media tidbits of the day.

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

Today in Media Files, the ABC's "exclusive" interview that isn't quite exclusive, and Gerard Henderson's howlers.

Exclusive watch. We love making fun of The Australian's obsession with "exclusives", especially when they're not, well, exclusive. But for the past week or so, it's been Aunty's generous definition of the term that's caught our eye. Tonight's Four Corners will feature an interview with former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the ABC's Sarah Ferguson. And some of the promos for "the interview" are calling it an exclusive. While it might be her only Australian interview, Clinton is far from difficult to nab an interview with at the moment -- she's on a book tour and has been on a global publicity blitz. She sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper last month, and another with CNN last week, the BBC's Andrew Marr, NBC, PBSChannel 4 in the UKThe New Yorker, NPR, another "exclusive" with The Times in London last week.

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11 thoughts on “ABC’s ‘exclusive’ with HRC … Hendo’s howlers … Disney copies Aunty ….

  1. MozB

    ‘Catholics tend to believe that value is inherent in objects, because they believe God is.’ I can’t make sense of this sentence. I am wondering whether this is intended as an insult to people of faith. Not cool.

    1. MAC TEZ

      Yeah,there’s nothing cool about people of faith,not at all.

  2. klewso

    It’s a shame about Insiders – but I guess that’s what happens when you have to carry promos for Murdoch’s (and the odd Screaming Lord Stutch) one-eyed partisan conservative ideology every week?
    We know where to find that sort of biased political thinking – if we want it – why does our ABC have to do their PR?

  3. mikeb

    Hey GRundle. Don’t lump all Catholics in with Hendo & his mates. “We” are not all stupid.

    1. MAC TEZ

      Maybe not all stupid but each and every one of you are deluded devil-dodging dimwits.

      1. mikeb

        Shouldn’t assume that.

  4. lykurgus

    Politically, Hilldog is the prefab rolls that restaurants leave at the table (the stuffing they wouldn’t dare use in the meatloaf or the sausage); filling (or illusion thereof) is her whole point.
    And it’s not like the books full title (“It Was Everybody Elses Fault!”) would fit on the sleeve – not with the amount of space her name took up.

    But I object to your use of the term “blitz” of publicity… and invite you to try “infection”.

  5. cp

    Sore loser Hilary fucks up big time and misses out on the gig, so she write a book blaming absolutely everyone else, and goes on a global whinge tour to promote it. How depressing she comes here and lazy 4Corners thinks it’s a story. How embarrassing.
    Why don’t 4Corners go chat with the NZ opposition leader? Though she lost her election, she showed what a real leader looks like.

    1. mikeb

      It must be real depressing to Trumps deplorables seeing Hillary making more millions instead of wearing orange in state pen. How’s the winning going Trumpsters?

  6. [email protected]

    Oh no please…not Hilary….no more please!

    1. klewso

      Does Hilary ever rest?

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