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.