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Issue 493

2020-05-01T15:33:17+10:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 493 24 April 2020 * * * * The inaugural issue of “Gerard Henderson’s Media Watch” was published in April 1988 – over a year before the first edition of the ABC TV Media Watch program went to air. Between November 1997 and October 2015 “Gerard Henderson’s [...]

Morrison right to prioritise the wellbeing of the working class

2020-04-23T11:49:24+10:00April 18th, 2020|Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column|

The awareness gap between some Australians and others in the current economic and social crisis was never more evident than on ABC television’s The Drum, presented by Ellen Fanning, on Wednesday. Early in the program, discussion turned on whether, at a time of pandemic, Australian parliaments should be sitting. Panellist Elaine Pearson was of the [...]

Issue 492

2020-04-20T11:18:09+10:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 492 17 April 2020 * * * * The inaugural issue of “Gerard Henderson’s Media Watch” was published in April 1988 – over a year before the first edition of the ABC TV Media Watch program went to air. Between November 1997 and October 2015 “Gerard Henderson’s [...]

Coronavirus: total economic shutdown not in anyone’s interest

2020-04-23T11:58:29+10:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column|

This week Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nicholas Coatsworth said that on a per capita basis Australia had one of the lowest COVID-19 rates in the world — along with one of the lowest mortality rates. In recent times Coatsworth has contradicted some of the alarmist predictions of ABC health reporter Norman Swan, who featured on [...]

ABC activists in a coronavirus battle

2020-04-23T12:00:35+10:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column|

In my working life I will have lived through four recessions: the mid-1970s, early 80s, early 90s and the likely forthcoming recession. I barely noticed the severe economic downturn on the first two occasions. Between 1973 and 1975 I was a contracted academic at a university. In the early 80s I was a permanent employee [...]