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By tigtog on June 21, 2012
Maybe, if we’re being scrupulously generous, it might be only one journalist who made up the anti-Gillard spin, and all the rest just copied it instead of viewing the primary source material. Still doesn’t speak much of their ethics, does it?
By tigtog on June 4, 2012
Dear Media, it’s not them, it’s you.
By tigtog on May 23, 2012
So what else is going on in Canberra? Or the state capitals? Or your local council? Are they all on the austerity bandwagon, having drunk the Austrian Kool-Aid like the Dems in the USA? Or is something progressive/constructive actually going on in your part of the world?
By Mindy on April 26, 2012
These photos do not say what you want them to say.
By tigtog on February 21, 2012
I’m not going to add up the column inches, but “febrile leadership speculation” easily outran Gonski coverage by a shameful margin.
By tigtog on February 7, 2012
Apropos my rant yesterday about journalism standards, Mr Clarke and Mr Dawe spoke about this sort of thing last week. Play along on Twitter with #IfThePressGalleryReportedCricket
By tigtog on January 12, 2012
It is hard that they can voice their opinions but I am not allowed to voice my opinion. says Margaret Court, freely sharing her opinion on the pages of The Australian.
By tigtog on January 2, 2012
In 1968, some activists demonstrated against the Miss America beauty pageant and threw objects of “female oppression” – bras, high-heeled shoes, girdles, curlers – into a trash can. They were arguing about liberation – there was never any bra-burning – but the myth of the feminist as a bra-burner was created by the western media. There was also a crucial word missed in the description of the trashed bras.
By tigtog on December 27, 2011
Disdain for “political correctness” is often positioned as a concern that some important truth is not being spoken for fear of offending someone. But that concern is nothing but smoke and mirrors.
By tigtog on October 13, 2011
After Tony Abbott’s “pledge of blood” response to the passing of the carbon price bill in Parliament yesterday, it seems that any minute now he’ll nudge over the line into full-blown WHARRGARBL* territory…
By tigtog on August 16, 2011
…that one can only manage to get one’s views published in the opinion pages of a national broadsheet, one knows that the nation is in a parlous state of enforced conformity indeed.
By tigtog on June 4, 2011
Scientists get death threats, that what happens.
By tigtog on June 2, 2011
The media’s way too excited about the ‘meow’ incident to tell us, so Grog’s Gamut gave a summary of the day’s proceedings. Barnaby Joyce put in his regular carrying on like a pork chop time in the Senate Estimates Committee. And did you notice that despite the drop in GDP, the Terms of Trade figures are looking really good?