"There are some very pleasant people in newspapers, but would you want your son or daughter to marry one?" That was a question asked by the journalist Peter Smark in a five-part series in The Age in the 1970s. Well, my answer is yes, and I’ll give you three examples why from this week’s news: … Continue reading Journalism is not a crime; it’s a way of life
I’m having a severe case of déjà vu all over again. My original vu was Thursday, September 1, 2005, and the news about a hurricane called Katrina heading for New Orleans was all over the US bulletins coming in via satellite to Sydney that night. I was preparing the rundown for the Sunday Program on … Continue reading The Republicans may have built it, but will the voters come?