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Portsea Polo charity event a gathering of celebrities - The Age

A colour piece I wrote for the Sunday Age as part of a summer internship. 

Photo: Story as it appeared on The Age online (screenshot).  365 more words

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Sensationalism and selectivity; now for the facts about the WiseOnes program for gifted children

Timna Jacks, the Education Reporter for The Age, wrote earlier this week about “a school program for gifted students…offering vaccination exemption forms and urging students to avoid Wi-Fi in schools”. 927 more words

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Eddie McGuire Offers To Drown Mick Malthouse To Prove He’s Not Sexist

Collingwood President Eddie McGuire has today offered to drown former Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse in order to prove that he is not sexist, but rather just a thug. 192 more words

Sport

How China’s Communist Party gets its propaganda into the Australian media

According to ABC Media Watch, Fairfax media publications – including The Age and Sydney Morning Herald – are accepting money from the Chinese government to print stories, biased towards Chinese view. 171 more words

Dorje Shugden Controversy

Rebuttal of Waleed Aly's preposterous article about Muhammad Ali

What follows is a split rebuttal of Waleed Aly’s piece in The Age recently.
Title: Don’t turn Muhammad Ali into a sanitised caricature
But the link spells his name incorrectly, because neither The Age, nor Waleed Aly really care about Muhammad Ali, they just want to fill in the gaps for readership and at any time they can, paint the non-white hero as a something never able to be ‘sanitised’. 4,302 more words

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CONSERVATIVES AND “THE OTHER FEMINISM”: THE FUTURE OF WORK

By James Hillman

Employment minister Michaelia Cash, as quoted in the “Lügenpresse” this ANZAC weekend had the following to say in The Age (which sucks): “We keep on talking about, as government and a society, women needing to go into the non-traditional roles that have the higher-paid salaries,” she said. 877 more words

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Julia Baird defends John Dickson...sort of

“It is easy to believe in freedom of speech for those with whom we agree.” (Leo McKern)

Like an episode of ‘Rumpole of the Bailey’, Julia Baird yesterday came to the defence of John Dickson, although in a somewhat less convincing performance. 1,077 more words

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