Posts in "Media"

Meryl Streep

January 10

Donald Trump’s sensitive ego is a boundless force of nature. The President-elect has hit back at Meryl Streep for having the temerity to criticise him at the Golden Globes, describing Streep as an “over-rated actress” and flunky of Hillary Clinton’s. A few years ago I had the pleasure and privilege of profiling Meryl Streep for the Australian …

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Gina and Rose: A Battle of Wills

June 26

Gina Rinehart is on her way to becoming the richest person on the planet and gaining control of the highly influential Fairfax Media, publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age and Australian Financial Review. A new book has just been published on Rinehart and an ABC Four Corners profile aired this week. Rinehart’s looming …

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Lady Mary Fairfax

June 21

There’s been blood on the floor of the Fairfax newsrooms this week with the announcement of nearly 2000 job losses amongst journalists and printers over the next three years, and the scaling down of the Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age from broadsheets to tabloids. Many blame Fairfax’s sliding fortunes on the internet revolution and …

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