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Issue 531

2021-02-26T15:04:06+11:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 531 26 February 2021 * * * * Stop Press – 7:30 forgets which Prime Minister led Australia out of the Great Depression Can You Bear It? – Michelle Grattan & Fran Kelly on Newspoll; Mike Carlton claims News Corp “missed” the Brittany Higgins story broken by News [...]

Issue 530

2021-02-19T18:16:01+11:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 530 19 February 2021 * * * * Stop Press – Steve Cannane fails to challenge Kevin Rudd’s Murdoch Media Monopoly Myth Can Your Bear It? – Nine’s Fitz still in a huff about his alleged lefty love-in; The Sydney Morning Herald’s letters:A conservative-free zone; The Saturday Paper’s [...]

Sneering critics underestimate ‘Scotty’ at their peril

2021-02-15T11:16:10+11:00February 13th, 2021|Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column|

John Hyde, the one-time Liberal Party member for Moore in Perth, once told a story about the decline of morale among his colleagues during Malcolm Fraser’s third term as prime minister. As the 1983 election drew near, Fraser asked his colleagues for new ideas that the Coalition could take to the electorate. As Hyde reported, [...]

Issue 529

2021-02-12T16:03:02+11:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 529 12 February 2021 * * * * Stop Press – Mark Humphries returns; Adam Creighton resurrected Can You Bear It? – CBD on the provocative Leaks; Sally Neighbour’s non-correction correction, also starring Louise Milligan; Fitz can’t laugh at himself; Insiders to start holding panellists accountable for [...]

ABC Four Corners’ Downfall fails to live up to the spin

2021-02-09T14:42:38+11:00February 6th, 2021|Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column|

It’s just over three weeks since ABC television Four Corners executive producer Sally Neighbour proudly tweeted that “the brilliant duo” — presenter Sarah Ferguson and producer Tony Jones — had been dispatched to the US “to cover Trump’s American carnage”. The announcement came as some surprise. For starters, on my count the ABC has three [...]

Issue 528

2021-02-05T15:18:08+11:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 528 5 February 2021 * * * * MWD Exclusive – ABC's Nick Leys Boast that Aunty Finished Second Last in a Four-Horse Race Can You Bear It? Nine’s Peter Hartcher Reckons that Communist China is “Fascist”; The Guardian’s Katharine Murphy’s Big Time Fawn Over Mark Butler; [...]

 GROWING UP IN AUSTRALIA – ONE PROTESTANT, ONE CATHOLIC – TWO VIEWS

2021-02-24T12:09:16+11:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Executive Director of The Sydney Institute and columnist with The Australian, Dr Gerard Henderson was educated by the Jesuits at Melbourne’s Xavier College and raised a Catholic. Former Justice of the High Court of Australia, The Hon Michael Kirby AC GMC, grew up in a strong Anglican tradition – one that he has described as [...]

STAYING WITH THE COUNTRY – A LIFE OF JOHN McEWEN

2021-02-03T09:32:25+11:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Review|Tags: |

STAYING WITH THE COUNTRY – A LIFE OF JOHN McEWEN John McEwen: The Right Man, Right Place, Right Time by  Bridget McKenzie Connor Court Publishing ISBN:  9781922449412 RRP $24.95 Reviewed by Paul Henderson John McEwen wrote an autobiography after he retired, but there have been few books written about him. One of those is the [...]

ON THE INSIDE WITH CARDINAL GEORGE PELL

2021-02-03T09:41:37+11:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Review|Tags: |

PRISON JOURNAL VOLUME 1 – The Cardinal Makes His Appeal By George Cardinal Pell Ignatius Press, Freedom Publishing 2020 ISBN 978-1-62164-448-4 (PB) ISBN 978-1-64229-142-1 (eBook) RRP: $39.95 (PB) By Anne Henderson For Catholics of 1950s Australia, the formal prayers said as the Rosary were very familiar. Families knelt in homes at night and together prayed the [...]

LIVING WITH WRITERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

2021-02-04T15:22:04+11:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Review|Tags: |

SIGNATURES  – LITERARY ENCOUNTERS OF A LIFETIME By David Pryce Jones Encounter Books 2020 ISBN  (HB) 9781641770903 RRP: $43.50 (HB) By Anne Henderson It’s a plain looking hardback – dark red with gold lettering and no dust jacket. The kind of book you might dig out of your grandparents’ library a half a century and [...]