Topic archives: The Guardian

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

October 28, 2016

What we're reading this weekend: the boyhood adventures of Donald Trump, alt-right trolls fret their gene pool, fixing the housing crisis, the language of German teens, Sydney's segregated suburbs, looking for the Beach Boys, and Ken Loach is still angry.

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

October 21, 2016 1

What we're reading this weekend: white supremacy and racial hatred in Donald Trump's America, the sexist history of birth control, revisiting O.J. Simpson, Barrett Brown survives prison in a fantasy land, and is neoliberalism making us lonely?

The media’s obsession with tapping into the culture of ‘Real People’ is dumb

September 27, 2016 22

Helen Razer is not Real People. She does not believe in the false category of Real People. And, she argues, the media needs to stop believing in it as well.

Job cuts hit The Guardian

September 19, 2016 1

Will the Australian newsroom be next?

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

September 16, 2016

Sometimes outlets that aren't Crikey produce wonderful stories. Here is what we are reading -- what it's like to die, what O.J. Simpson means to black America, how the girlfriend of Philando Castile is getting on with her life, and an insight into the man who discovered lithium treatments for mental illness.

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

September 9, 2016

Does the left have a future? How does a doctor tell a mother her son is dead? And who planted drugs in the car of a friendly PTA mother? Here is what we're reading this weekend.

Guardian commenters super mean to Andrew Bolt

September 8, 2016 3

The Guardian was so mean to Andrew Bolt. And Andrew Bolt has no platforms at all on which to defend himself.

Commercial TV doesn’t bother with Nauru files

August 11, 2016

Probably because there weren't any images.

Nauru files: this is Australia’s Abu Ghraib moment

August 10, 2016 17

This leak has exposed the years of denials, obfuscation and the consistent attempts to keep conditions for those detained on Nauru out of the eye of the Australian public, writes foreign correspondent John Martinkus.

More than 100 journalists ask the Oz to apologise for Bill Leak

August 10, 2016

But none of them from News Corp.

Massive losses at Guardian but staff numbers balloon

July 28, 2016

The cuts, they are coming.

Media briefs: Devine retribution … welcome Independent Australia … terror! (or not) …

July 26, 2016 2

Croats v Tony Jones ... Guardian still bleeding ... car bomb terror (or not) ...

The Guardian v Joseph Mayton: both accuse the other of lying

May 27, 2016

Has the Guardian dealt with a fabricated quotes scandal with admirable transparency, or has it thrown a freelancer under the bus?

Strange bedfellows

May 20, 2016

Just who is sponsoring the Guardian now?

Media briefs: injunction function … strange bedfellows … McExploited …

Media briefs: injunction function … strange bedfellows … McExploited …

May 20, 2016 1

The British press still can't reveal the name of the married entertainer who was involved in a potentially embarrassing sexual encounter in 2009.

Too big to fail?

May 16, 2016

Two of the world's largest free news websites aren't making enough money.

Media briefs: first debate a ratings dud … Quadrant blames the left … too big to fail? …

Media briefs: first debate a ratings dud … Quadrant blames the left … too big to fail? …

May 16, 2016 1

No one watched the first Shorten-Turnbull debate.

Immersion journalism

April 28, 2016

What is it like to be in solitary confinement? 

Media briefs: <em>The Times</em> is revolting … immersion journalism … megalomania …

Media briefs: The Times is revolting … immersion journalism … megalomania …

April 28, 2016 3

Why did The Times halt its print run? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Internet cuts newspapers’ lunch

April 27, 2016

The UK's biggest newspapers fall short on advertising revenue.