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Solar eclipse of the heart ... no explanation necessary ... Breitbart apologises to German footballer ...

Solar eclipse of the heart ... no explanation necessary ... Breitbart apologises to German footballer ...

Emily WatkinsAug 22, 20172 Comments

The first total eclipse in almost four decades sends the US media into lunacy.

The Oz continues to confuse pontificating for news

The Oz continues to confuse pontificating for news

David SalterAug 22, 20172 Comments

Once again the Oz has run commentary without appropriately distinguishing it from news.

Rundle: why change on Australia Day needs to come at a national level

Rundle: why change on Australia Day needs to come at a national level

Guy RundleAug 22, 201715 Comments

While the Yarra and Darebin councils' decision to stop honouring Australia Day has the best intentions at heart, encouraging councils to act unilaterally could ultimately backfire on the campaign for an indigenous treaty.

Rundle: own goals for both sides on marriage equality debate

Rundle: own goals for both sides on marriage equality debate

Guy RundleAug 21, 20174 Comments

Intentions and outcomes are often divergent, as can be seen in these mix ups along the same-sex marriage campaign trail.

Vale Paul Bendat: anti-pokies activist, philanthropist, friend

Vale Paul Bendat: anti-pokies activist, philanthropist, friend

Stephen MayneAug 21, 20173 Comments

Paul Bendat was a successful businessman, but more importantly he was passionately moral and generous. Stephen Mayne reflects on a life devoted to pokies reform, philanthropy and endeavour towards a better world.

Can virtual reality save the movie industry?

Can virtual reality save the movie industry?

Luke BuckmasterAug 18, 20173 Comments

Bonnie and Clyde reshaped the movie industry. Fifty years later, we might be on the cusp of another revolution.

'Petty, vindictive and ill-informed': rotten tomatoes thrown at opera critic's 'hissy fit'

'Petty, vindictive and ill-informed': rotten tomatoes thrown at opera critic's 'hissy fit'

Emily WatkinsAug 17, 2017

Former Age opera reviewer Michael Smith's missive on why he quit has given us a reason to read online comments as the Melbourne arts community bites back.

Prodigal son returns ... carn the All Blacks ... a screwball comedy in the making ...

Prodigal son returns ... carn the All Blacks ... a screwball comedy in the making ...

Emily WatkinsAug 17, 20172 Comments

Daily Mail Australia editor-in-chief Luke McIlveen is moving back to News Corp as executive editor of Fox Sports.

How the Yes campaign is being co-opted for selling undies, not solidarity

How the Yes campaign is being co-opted for selling undies, not solidarity

Helen RazerAug 17, 20177 Comments

Many brands and public figures are draping themselves in rainbow colours and proudly sloganeering for the Yes campaign. However, this is often more part of a cynical marketing campaign than useful solidarity with the LGBTI community.

Rundle: Trump giving voice to America's white nationalist past (and present)

Rundle: Trump giving voice to America's white nationalist past (and present)

Guy RundleAug 16, 201728 Comments

Donald Trump all but rescinded his initial condemnation of the Charlottesville horrors. Knowingly or otherwise, his actions are playing into a white, Christian nationalism that has a deep rooted history in America.