Topic archives: Marcia Langton

Crikey Worm: change to definition of Aboriginality flagged

January 10, 2018

Good morning, early birds. The technical definition of "Aboriginal" could soon change to help the government better distribute GST. Plus, details emerge about Bomber Thompson's arrest (and subsequent release). It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The heartrending tragedy of Andrew Bolt, the most persecuted man in Australia

June 28, 2016 21

Andrew Bolt, the most-read columnist in Australia, who occupies the airwaves both visual and auditory for two hours every weeknight, is marginalised and underprivileged. And he has a sad, you guys.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

January 27, 2015 4

New owners for the NIT? ... minor parties struggling for real people ... last call on that bottle of red ...

Media briefs: Bolt v Langton v ABC … Ten’s ad rebound? …

Media briefs: Bolt v Langton v ABC … Ten’s ad rebound? …

March 18, 2014 4

The ABC has apologised to Andrew Bolt, but Bolt says it's not enough. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: <em>SMH</em> ‘scoop’ … Bolt’s blues … dark Darwin …

Media briefs: SMH ‘scoop’ … Bolt’s blues … dark Darwin …

March 13, 2014 6

Andrew Bolt has been called a racist, and he's terribly, terribly sad about it. Plus other media tidbits of the day ...

Fiona Stanley: the secret to improving indigenous healthcare

Fiona Stanley: the secret to improving indigenous healthcare

August 1, 2013 2

Empowering indigenous Australians to take charge of their own healthcare proved more successful than epidemiologist and public health advocate Fiona Stanley ever imagined. She writes in the latest GriffithREVIEW.

Langton’s ‘racist accusation’ expunged from history

Langton’s ‘racist accusation’ expunged from history

March 26, 2013 11

The transcript and audio of academic Marcia Langton's recent Boyer Lectures has been altered to remove her querying whether environmentalist Tim Flannery is "provocative and racist".

Media briefs: Langton defence … <em>AFR</em> sceptics … ‘mummy bloggers’ …

Media briefs: Langton defence … AFR sceptics … ‘mummy bloggers’ …

March 7, 2013 1

Russell Skelton has issued a bizarre defence of Marcia Langton in the new-look Age, and Mia Freedman talks penis blogging.

Disclosure wars: Skelton defends Langton (backed by Rio)

Disclosure wars: Skelton defends Langton (backed by Rio)

March 7, 2013 3

The Age's Russell Skelton offers a bizarre and self-contradictory defence of Marcia Langton after Crikey revealed she failed to disclose links to Rio Tinto in her Boyer lecture series.

Geoengineering a waste of resources

February 28, 2013 1

Crikey readers express their views on the issues of the day.

Is Oz politics just like Game of Thrones?

February 25, 2013 2

Marcia Langton and the miners Peter Robb writes: Re. “Marcia Langton defends non-disclosure on mining cash before Boyers” (Friday). The last sentence of your item by Andrew Crook on Marcia Langton is wrong. She and I met on the footpath in Collins Street. After our first talk in her office in the Melbourne University Medical School, our […]

Marcia Langton defends non-disclosure on mining cash before Boyers

Marcia Langton defends non-disclosure on mining cash before Boyers

February 22, 2013 24

The academic background to last year's Boyer Lectures was funded by global miners Rio Tinto and Woodside. But the audience was none the wiser. Should she and the ABC have disclosed?

Rundle: on Bolt, it’s Marcia Langton v Marcia Langton

October 3, 2011 8

The debate between the two Marcia Langtons looks set to continue for years to come.

Rundle: worse than horse love

April 18, 2011 22

There is only one thing worse than be taken as an enemy of News Limited, St Oscar might have written, and that is to be taken pup as their friend.

The jig is up: Peter Sutton and Marcia Langton

August 13, 2009

Author and anthropologist Peter Sutton talks to Marcia Langton about the declining standards of health and education in remote indigenous communities, and what needs to be done to address it.