Paul Ryan: The deer hunter who would be president

“Once there were two brothers. One ran away to sea, the other was elected Vice-President, and nothing was ever heard of either of them again.” That witty quote came from Thomas R. Marshall, who just happened to be US Vice-President for two terms (1913-1921) under Woodrow Wilson. In his early years, he took to drink, … Continue reading Paul Ryan: The deer hunter who would be president

Deadline looms for Kennedy Awards

This is not my usual blog format, just a special one-off notice for journalists who are interested in entering the inaugural Kennedy Awards for Excellence in NSW Journalism. The awards will celebrate the quality of news breaking, storytelling and creativity in the metropolitan and regional media, and the entries are coming in thick and fast. … Continue reading Deadline looms for Kennedy Awards