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David Salter

Journalist and former Media Watch executive producer.

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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.

Trade union royal commission a tortured and costly pantomime

Trade union royal commission a tortured and costly pantomime

David SalterSep 4, 201510 Comments

By deciding not to recuse himself from the trade union royal commisison, Dyson Heydon is now vulnerable to union attacks.

It is a truth universally acknowledged ... that you should never start sentence with that phrase

David SalterAug 24, 2015

Pointless, pretentious throat-clearing. It is a truth universally acknowledged that the next columnist or critic who begins their piece with “It is a truth universall

Forget Q&A: the ABC is likely to surrender its independence, and <em>Media Watch</em> is next

Forget Q&A: the ABC is likely to surrender its independence, and Media Watch is next

David SalterAug 6, 201526 Comments

If the government gets its way and moves Q&A to the news division, Paul Barry should start updating his resume.

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