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A Word in Your Ear

The first session I attended at this year’s Bendigo Writers Festival turned out to be one of my favourites. I had never heard of the speaker before, but I love words, and I love word puzzles, so this one practically jumped off the program at me. 249 more words

Writer's In Action

Press Laziness Press Propoganda The AGE pages 1-5 some excerpts show a very lopsided story

http://media.theage.com.au/national/selections/terrorism-raids-spark-muslim-protest-5789086.html

ASIO officers raided homes across Sydney and Brisbane arresting 15 people some as young as 17 or 19 who were later released…..The AGE

The raids were conducted on kids however the papers really made it sound as if it was a very organized gang if so why were all released and no charges laid?

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Tony Abbott

Rethinking the music doc


First published on The Age 

There are many directorial bear traps to be stumbled over in the making of a music documentary. Fans need to be appeased, novices welcomed, performance footage included, an artist’s ego flattered. 1,046 more words

Film

The Macdonald Age - MICHELLE PINI meets a living legend

Published in The Weekly Review

“WE WERE NEVER FRIENDS – NO, WE HAD OPPOSITE PHILOSOPHIES” – on distant cousin Rupert Murdoch

As Ranald Macdonald enters the bustling café, several diners look up.

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Community

Antarctic researcher still blown away by continent's beauty

Intrepid marine ecologist Dr Jonny Stark first visited Antarctica aboard Australia’s Aurora icebreaker in 1997. The sensation of sailing the freezing sea as part of his doctoral research felt “completely alien”, says Dr Stark, 46, speaking from his Dodges Ferry home near Hobart. 6 more words

Sydney Morning Herald

‘Elementary, my dear Watson’: logic, football and media commentators

The Age reports that one-time footballer and media commentator Tim Watson has said that James Hird was ‘not in denial’ about the supplements program run by the Essendon Football Club. 38 more words

Review