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David Salter

Journalist and former Media Watch executive producer.

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TV journo Steve Barrett implicated in ATO sting

David SalterMay 19, 20174 Comments

Twenty-five years ago, his behaviour was the subject of a classic Media Watch gotcha.

What good is press freedom when there are no goddamn jobs?

What good is press freedom when there are no goddamn jobs?

David SalterMay 5, 20175 Comments

The Press Council are journalists' union are banging on about press freedom when they should be paying more attention to an industry on the brink.

He is written: The Australian resurrects dreary Christian crusade for Easter

He is written: The Australian resurrects dreary Christian crusade for Easter

David SalterApr 18, 20177 Comments

Yes, it's tough to write an Easter editorial. But must the culture war really drag on through every damn holiday?

Maurice Newman proposes selling the ABC, because freedom

Maurice Newman proposes selling the ABC, because freedom

David SalterApr 10, 201714 Comments

A doozy of a column in The Australian today says to hell with public broadcasting.

Puffed-up Press Council's attack on Media Watch tiresome and ludicrous

Puffed-up Press Council's attack on Media Watch tiresome and ludicrous

David SalterApr 4, 20178 Comments

Publishers, editors and journalists see the APC as no more than a deliberately powerless industry appendage. Something that escapes the council's notice.

You won't bring down Donald Trump with angry signs and funny memes

You won't bring down Donald Trump with angry signs and funny memes

David SalterFeb 15, 20177 Comments

The problem right now is that Democrats seem to be taking Trump’s elevation to the White House as a personal affront more than a political outrage to the nation.

The right's 'free speech' obsession has created a monster

The right's 'free speech' obsession has created a monster

David SalterFeb 13, 201715 Comments

The freedom to say the most monstrous things possible is fueling the rise of fascism.

Why the Australian media won't get Trumped

Why the Australian media won't get Trumped

David SalterJan 24, 20179 Comments

Things would go very differently if the Australian press took on President Donald Trump.

How Fairfax, News Corp covered the Trump video

David SalterOct 10, 20161 Comment

It seems Rupert has finally abandoned The Donald as a lost cause.

The Oz attacks SA’s renewable energy targets, gets it wrong, retreats

The Oz attacks SA’s renewable energy targets, gets it wrong, retreats

David SalterOct 3, 201614 Comments

The morning after South Australia managed to restore power to most of its grid, the lead editorial in Murdoch’s national daily had found a scapegoat: renewable energy.

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