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A message for the ‘cheer squad media’

A message for the ‘cheer squad media’

Australia faces too many challenges for those in media and politics to fight in the daily battle of shielding friends and wounding enemies.

When applying whitewash to Captain Cook, hold your brush at an obtuse angle

When applying whitewash to Captain Cook, hold your brush at an obtuse angle

A recent piece by Nick Cater in The Australian responds to a defence of graffiti on a Captain Cook statue in Sydney.

Ozwatch: filling the pages with empty extremes

Ozwatch: filling the pages with empty extremes

The Australian serves up contentless optimism versus contentless pessimism. Beats sober analysis I guess.

‘Change the date’ springs from a long cultural history, one that Nick Cater wouldn’t understand

‘Change the date’ springs from a long cultural history, one that Nick Cater wouldn’t understand

In which Guy Rundle looks back at the history of Meanjin and A.A. Phillips influential essay "The Cultural Cringe".

RN shake-up … on the hiss … the fucking New York Times …

RN shake-up … on the hiss … the fucking New York Times …

The ABC has advertised for a managing editor of audio current affairs, which could change the way AM, PM and Breakfast are produced.

Rundle: pity <em>The Australian</em>, the last holdouts of yesterday’s culture war

Rundle: pity The Australian, the last holdouts of yesterday’s culture war

Australian political discourse has moved on, and conservatives are no longer free marketeers. But nobody bothered to tell The Australian.

Can’t get enough

Can’t get enough

Seven days later, we're still talking about Duncan Storrar.

Rundle: right-wing frightbats loose at the Oz

Rundle: right-wing frightbats loose at the Oz

Some fantastic doozies among The Australian's columnists this week.

Media briefs: Cater does a Maurice … Four Corners’ journos free … Mods v Sharpies …

Media briefs: Cater does a Maurice … Four Corners’ journos free … Mods v Sharpies …

Nick Cater's odd Bernie Sanders-Donald Trump comparison. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Going after their own at the Oz ... ABC audience gets more Crabb -- and crabby ... where's Lippo? ...