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Roll up, roll up, the George Pell media circus is in town

Roll up, roll up, the George Pell media circus is in town

Charlie LewisJul 26, 20177 Comments

Not a journalist in Melbourne was going to miss 10 minutes of George Pell at a filing hearing.

Hinch's Senate Diary: time for the real Turnbull

Hinch's Senate Diary: time for the real Turnbull

Derryn HinchJul 13, 20174 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull should leave a positive legacy. Passing marriage equality could be it.

Is Andrew Bolt right? Would 12 random Victorians be too biased to judge Pell's fate?

Is Andrew Bolt right? Would 12 random Victorians be too biased to judge Pell's fate?

Michael BradleyJul 11, 201721 Comments

Among many other things, Magna Carta enshrined the human right to trial by one’s peers. But is this 800-year-old relic still relevant in today's wi-fi-enabled world?

Editorials urge restraint on Pell ... Times staffers 'take a break' ... Hun lets go of snappers ...

Editorials urge restraint on Pell ... Times staffers 'take a break' ... Hun lets go of snappers ...

Emily WatkinsJun 30, 20177 Comments

Let's not rush to judgement on George Pell, say News Corp newspapers that are very keen to rush to judgement on everything else.

Live in spin: Pell's historically rocky relationship with the free press

Live in spin: Pell's historically rocky relationship with the free press

Michael MullinsJun 30, 20176 Comments

What George Pell said at a recent media conference was perfectly consistent with his attitude and actions with regard to the media all along, writes former Eureka Street editor Michael Mullins.

Victoria Police raise Pell, cardinal pontificates impending See change

Victoria Police raise Pell, cardinal pontificates impending See change

Michael Hewitt-GleesonJun 30, 20176 Comments

It is a rare, if ever, event for a cardinal to be charged with a criminal offence, writes Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.

Crikey Worm: Pell to face charges, cybersecurity powers, Abbott's nuclear smackdown

Crikey Worm: Pell to face charges, cybersecurity powers, Abbott's nuclear smackdown

Josh TaylorJun 30, 2017

George Pell is set to return to Australia to face historical sex charges, Tony Abbott goes off the deep end, and the ASD is given more cybersecurity powers. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Trump defends release of intelligence and will George Pell be charged?

Crikey Worm: Trump defends release of intelligence and will George Pell be charged?

Charlie LewisMay 17, 2017

Victoria Police are considering whether to charge Cardinal George Pell with historic sex abuse, the fallout from the bank tax continues, and Donald Trump claims he had the "absolute right" to share information with Russia. It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers

Six things that happened in Parliament yesterday that were more important than that speech

Six things that happened in Parliament yesterday that were more important than that speech

Josh TaylorFeb 9, 201721 Comments

While the Prime Minister razzle-dazzled with a smoke-and-mirrors speech, there was a lot on the agenda that will actually have an effect on real people's lives.

No Walkley nom, but a vindication of sorts for the Hun's Pell scoop

Myriam RobinOct 27, 2016

It took 10 months to put together a story about sexual abuse allegations against George Pell, but this week police questioned the Cardinal in Rome.