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Media goes gaga over Ita

Media goes gaga over Ita

Over the past week, journalists and media executives from both sides of the aisle have praised the appointment of Ita Buttrose as ABC chair.

Women-only swimming times send culture wars off the deep end

Women-only swimming times send culture wars off the deep end

Heavens to Betsy! Some women would prefer to swim in privacy without a bunch of gawking blokes around. Man the barricades, it's a culture war!

<em>The Australian</em> declares war on Yassmin Abdel-Magied, misses the point again

The Australian declares war on Yassmin Abdel-Magied, misses the point again

For some reason, Caroline Overington, in her attacks on Yassmin Abdel-Magied in The Australian, cannot seem to understand this whole idea of soft diplomacy.

Dear Caroline Overington, the White Australia Policy is over, deal with it

Dear Caroline Overington, the White Australia Policy is over, deal with it

Sadly, ignorance of non-Anglo cultures is the name of the game in both mainstream media and politics in Australia.

Strong, silenced type: in censoring bigots, Twitter has only amplified their hate

Strong, silenced type: in censoring bigots, Twitter has only amplified their hate

If the genuine hope is to end racism, sexism, homophobia and all their unfortunate cousins, then Twitter et al have got it arse-backwards.

Why News goes after people like Duncan

Why News goes after people like Duncan

Who does and doesn't get a second change.

In Lebanon, 60 Minutes was creating a racist fiction for senior xenophobes

In Lebanon, 60 Minutes was creating a racist fiction for senior xenophobes

The likelihood that 60 Minutes took all of this cynical risk to reward some pretty low audience impulses.

Media briefs: 9/11 front pages … VIC journo protection … Overington joins WW …

Media briefs: 9/11 front pages … VIC journo protection … Overington joins WW …

In today's Media Briefs: Front Page of the Day ... The Department of Corrections ... Victoria rejects journo protection ... Overington joins Women's Weekly ...

Simons: News Ltd, Overington and an alternative universe

Simons: News Ltd, Overington and an alternative universe

The Australian's media diarist Caroline Overington is rather cross with Crikey.

Overington’s listening … Ford pulls NotW ads … JT to save MySpace …

Overington’s listening … Ford pulls NotW ads … JT to save MySpace …

Overington's blog: now taking your comments ... News of the World: Ford leads major companies in pulling advertising ... Anonymous ally 'leaks' public election data ... South Africa's rulers face off against newspapers ...