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By tigtog on May 21, 2014
Mr Pyne told the ABC’s Lateline that the AFP were concerned about his and the Prime Minister’s safety should they attend the event in Geelong.
He also said the Prime Minister took the decision “so that students can get on with their studies unmolested by the Socialist Alternative”.
Oh no, it’s Reds Under The Beds time again! What news story/commentary/analysis has grabbed your attention lately?
By tigtog on May 13, 2014
The ABC website has a handy special Budget summary page that will be updated as the announcements roll in. Meanwhile, First Dog In The Moon makes some points about our nation’s hugely expensive mistreatment of refugees and how public servant redundancies which get replaced by more expensive consultants don’t actually help the sacred bottom line.
What news story/commentary/analysis has grabbed your attention lately?
By tigtog on May 14, 2013
Since the topic of these media-circus posts is just a discussion-starter, don’t let it constrain your media analysis. Any sociopolitical issue currently making the news is on topic, as is highlighting egregious churnalism and those far too rare instances where the MSM rises above it.
By tigtog on April 30, 2013
As usual, the topic of these media-circus posts is just a discussion-starter. Please discuss any sociopolitical issue currently making the news, or highlight egregious churnalism and those far too rare instances where the MSM rises above it.
By tigtog on November 5, 2012
Racing around the track in Melbourne and to the polls in the USA, Budget projections, the expanding Jimmy Savile investigation and more. What else has piqued your media interests lately?
By tigtog on October 23, 2012
I just had to use that in a post somewhere! What’s piqued your media interests lately?
By tigtog on May 8, 2012
Another week, another slew of personality-conflict and MP-scandal headlines. Who’d think it was Budget week in Canberra, eh? Discuss actual policy here, if you like. Or just heave brickbats at the worst of the circus acts, if you prefer.