Tag Archives: Daily Telegraph

Bryce Barker. Of course Australia was invaded – massacres happened here less than 90 years ago.

Much has been made in the last few days of the University of New South Wales’ “diversity toolkit” offering teachers guidelines on Indigenous terminology. The most controversial directive was a line about using the term “invasion” to describe Captain Cook’s … Continue reading

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David Stephens. Invading our smugness: thoughts on a diversity toolkit

Wednesday, 30 March, must have been a slow news day at the Daily Telegraph. It is difficult to find any other reasonable explanation for the fuss the Telegraph made about the ‘diversity toolkit’ it discovered on the website of the … Continue reading

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Clive Hamilton. Damned Lies, Minister Hunt and Climate Models.

If you believe what you read in the Daily Telegraph saving the planet must mean trashing the economy. That’s their story and they’re sticking to it, no matter what the evidence shows. If the numbers show the opposite, well, they … Continue reading

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Rodney Tiffen. Murdoch – The tabloid tweeter tangles the truth.

With two glaring exceptions, Australian public figures and media outlets generally rose to the challenge during the long siege at Martin Place this week. Mike Baird and Tony Abbott spoke with calmness and compassion, careful not to inflame the situation … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott’s debt to Rupert Murdoch. John Menadue

  Media Watch of 9 September gave us a snap shot of what Rupert Murdoch did for Tony Abbott. It said “the final tally of (the Daily Telegraph’s) coverage in the election campaign stacks up like this.Out of a total … Continue reading

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