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Over the past week, journalists and media executives from both sides of the aisle have praised the appointment of Ita Buttrose as ABC chair.
The SBS has announced John Sintras as its new head of audience development and content. And other media tidbits of the day.
If you're wondering if Monday nights have changed, it's just business as usual: "A group of people fresh from the Qantas Club Lounge think about themselves, and the medium they inhabit in that moment, as democracy itself," writes Helen Razer.
Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt was big news across Australia — except in The Australian.
The environmental movement has come a long way from hippie love-ins and right-wing jokes. But the Greens, in Australia and elsewhere, have to acknowledge that it is the single most important thing they will ever do.
Wrong again, fellas. Master's student in sustainability Tom Allen helps Andrew Bolt and Chris Kenny understand basic climate science.
The Daily Mail, proving that it has learnt nothing, is in trouble for plagiarising a freelance journalist's stories -- again.
Chris Kenny thinks that political correctness has failed "the mainstream"-- but what on earth does this actually mean?