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The most intense hatreds are not between political parties but within them – Phillip Adams, journalist
By tigtog on June 10, 2013
The heavy panting from the press gallery over the possibility of another Labor leadership spill has been quite repellent, but maybe it isn’t just a blip in the news-cycle. Maybe the gallery really is onto something.
By tigtog on May 21, 2013
By tigtog on May 20, 2013
Don’t believe everything you read on the internet.
By tigtog on May 2, 2013
Fiona Katauskas nails it.
By Megpie71 on March 26, 2013
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-03-26/coalition-support-leaps-in-latest-newspoll/4593938 – Coalition support leaps in latest Newspoll (Trigger warning: “smug bastard” photo of Tony Abbott). Does it occur to anyone else this headline is rather like “Phenomenal amount of rain didn’t fall yesterday”? According to this poll, if somehow time were annihilated between today, Tuesday the 26th of March, and Saturday the 14th of [...]
By tigtog on March 21, 2013
Parliamentary Labor Caucus will meet at 4:30PM to vote on all leadership positions.
By tigtog on March 7, 2013
Double standards are so repellently fascinating to watch unfold before one’s jaded gaze, I find. What’s piqued your media interests lately? Please share your bouquets and brickbats for any current sociopolitical reportage on legacy/new media.
By blue milk on March 2, 2013
Prime Minister Gillard’s looks would be irrelevant except that everything about her, including her appearance, has been represented in the media in such an incredibly hostile manner that you’ll be genuinely taken aback when you meet her. And it’s depressing, as a woman, to see this for yourself – the contrast between the Prime Minister as she appears, in person, and how you think she looks based on her appearance in the media.
By tigtog on February 25, 2013
What’s piqued your media interests lately? Please share your bouquets and brickbats for any current sociopolitical reportage on legacy/new media.
By tigtog on February 12, 2013
Well, all sorts of things are going to fly under the media’s radar this week, aren’t they? What else has piqued your sociopolitical media interests lately? Please share your bouquets and brickbats.
By tigtog on January 30, 2013
A Federal election in September, violence in Egypt and Syria, Obama proposes immigration reforms and appoints John Kerry his new Secretary of State, deaths and damage are being tallied in Tasmanian/Victorian fires and Queensland floods. What has piqued your sociopolitical media interests lately? Please share your bouquets and brickbats.
By tigtog on January 24, 2013
Hippieses, I hatesssss them.
By tigtog on January 22, 2013
What has piqued your sociopolitical media interests lately? Please share your bouquets and brickbats.
By tigtog on January 11, 2013
Eva Cox in The Conversation: Tony Abbott: a confused, conservative sexist, but not a misogynist.
Milanda Rout in The Australian (paywalled): Feminist insists Abbott no misogynist.