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David Salter

Journalist and former Media Watch executive producer.

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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.

A short history of commercialism at the ABC

A short history of commercialism at the ABC

David SalterSep 21, 20165 Comments

Branding and 'accidental' advertising have a long history at the ABC.

The Australian protects its own

David SalterJun 27, 2016

Gerard Henderson has been spared the indignity of hearing his critics' replies.

On moral equivalences

David SalterJun 20, 20161 Comment

Henderson is far too quick to criticise, writes David Salter.

Sheridan's screed in today's Oz

David SalterSep 22, 2015

Is it really an exclusive when there are no names or sources in the piece?

Tax Netflix and fund the ABC, says Scott

Tax Netflix and fund the ABC, says Scott

David SalterSep 16, 2015

The ABC's outgoing MD outlines an improbable reform agenda.

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