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SBS' First Contact a white reality show with indigenous issues mere set dressing

SBS' First Contact a white reality show with indigenous issues mere set dressing

CrikeyDec 2, 2016

Indigenous people are barely invited into the conversation in this series, writes Daily Review journalist Ben Neutze

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

CrikeyDec 2, 2016

Secrets of The Daily Show, how to hide $400 million and shocking revelations that Rory Gilmore is actually not a very good journalist.

Crikey Worm: Backpacker tax passed, and is there cash for the reef?

Crikey Worm: Backpacker tax passed, and is there cash for the reef?

Sally WhyteDec 2, 2016

Good morning, early birds. The backpacker tax has passed (in some form), Bill Shorten says the Libs will roll Turnbull, and is there money for the Great Barrier Reef or not? It's the news you need to know, by Sally Whyte and Max Chalmers.

This is how the world (and the ABC) ends ...

This is how the world (and the ABC) ends ...

Helen RazerDec 1, 201624 Comments

Not with a bang, but with an axed science program.

Crikey Worm: ABCC bill a dud, backpacker tax stalls, branch stacking in the Libs, and Minister George Christensen

Crikey Worm: ABCC bill a dud, backpacker tax stalls, branch stacking in the Libs, and Minister George Christensen

Sally WhyteDec 1, 20161 Comment

It is the very last sitting day of the year, and our pollies are thinking about holidays -- just not their own. The backpacker tax is still not resolved, with crossbenchers demanding more concessions. It's the news you need to know, by Sally Whyte and Max Chalmers.

Midsumma considers dumping News Corp sponsorship deal

Midsumma considers dumping News Corp sponsorship deal

Myriam RobinNov 29, 20164 Comments

The Midsumma LGBTIQ festival is reconsidering a sponsorship deal with conservative news organisation News Corp because of numerous attacks on the queer community in News Corp publications.

News, news everywhere, but not a word of it is real

News, news everywhere, but not a word of it is real

Myriam RobinNov 28, 201614 Comments

Publishing fake news has proven a lucrative business model -- with very real consequences.

Guthrie defends ABC from charge of racism

Guthrie defends ABC from charge of racism

Myriam RobinNov 28, 20161 Comment

The ABC is not racist, says managing director Michelle Guthrie. But some observers are wondering whether Noel Pearson has a particular reason for picking a fight with the public broadcaster.

Getting a sugar rush from controlling the poor

Getting a sugar rush from controlling the poor

Bernard KeaneNov 25, 201631 Comments

For nanny statists, there'll always be another threat to exploit to impose controls on low-income people. The sugar tax is only the latest.

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

CrikeyNov 25, 2016

What we're reading: why people quit Facebook after Trump's win, the stigma of lung cancer, Ballarat's paedophile priests, Obama comes to terms with "President Trump", the virality of fake news, broadening our conservative horizons, and the suitably creepy Westworld.

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