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Issue 523

2020-11-24T09:55:28+11:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 523 20 November 2020 * * * * Can You Bear It? – Stephen Brook disappoints Comrades Millar & Kennedy with his lack of Murdoch-phobia; Crikey’s false prophet Charlie Lewis; Four Corners first out of the block for a W.E.B.; Janine Perrett’s (media) secret; Jimmy from Hesket calls into Raf [...]

Issue 522

2020-11-13T15:47:14+11:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 522 13 November 2020 * * * * Stop Press – Jacqueline Maley & Hamish Macdonald forget Julie Bishop – but Pru Goward remembers; ABC presenter Paul Kennedy complains about taxpayer funding for (non-ABC) media Editorial – Why the ABC campaigns against Sky News Can You Bear [...]

Issue 521

2020-11-06T18:37:25+11:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 521 6 November 2020 * * * * Stop Press – 7:30’s predictably anti-Trump US election coverage; Tom Gleeson’s Hard Point; Hamish Macdonald on his intolerant audience MWD Exclusive – The Hon Jennifer Coate AO, The COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry & Burden of Proof – A New [...]

COVID-19, COURT HEARINGS AND AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING

2020-11-04T12:14:20+11:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Michael Kirby QC CMC is an international jurist, educator and former judge. He served as a Deputy President of the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission (1975-83); Chairman of the Australian Law Reform Commission (1975-84); Judge of the Federal Court of Australia (1983-4); President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal (1984-96); President [...]

INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIA AT A TIME OF “BLACK LIVES MATTER”

2020-11-04T12:09:36+11:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

As riots and activists became the news in the US after the death of black American George Floyd at the hands of police, the issues of Indigenous deaths in custody in Australia and the state of Indigenous welfare became a discussion point yet again. At a “virtual” function and discussion for The Sydney Institute on [...]

Democracy under attack from the censorious Left

2020-11-02T10:42:53+11:00October 31st, 2020|Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column|

Democratic politics, which can only function within a system of representative government, turns on the successful and peaceful regulation of difference. In other words, democracy is all about ­debate and discussion. In contemporary Western societies, this concept is under attack, primarily from the left, by means of de-platforming individuals. This amounts to non-violent silencing, or [...]