A few days ago, The Guardian’s Fred McConnell asked a question that’s left me thinking pretty seriously about the society that I’m living in today. Namely, does Sydney have a progressive enough environment that LGBTI people, particularly Trans-people, can feel loved and safe within. Now to most people that would be a pretty straight-forward question, […]
Grinning and Bearing it… Hartcher and Tinkler leaving ICAC in photos….
Every so often you run into a media scrum at the Independent Commission Against Corruption where everything just becomes chaotic to the extreme. Whenever that happens, you can either grin and bear it like Nathan Tinkler sensibly did last week by walking in and out of ICAC via the front door and have the drama […]
A self-induced New Year’s Eve Train-wreak ~ Analyse the Media Personalities, not the ABC….
*Sigh….* Last night on the ABC, I watched something that I really wish I hadn’t. It wasn’t a sex scene, it wasn’t anyone getting shot, stabbed or abused. It wasn’t even a simple case of bad language. Instead, it was a whole bunch of journalists, comedians and presenters embarrassing themselves on air during the New […]
The Internet isn’t the problem, the loss of the “story” is…. Freelancers and Media Business Models….
A few days ago, Andrew Stafford posted one hell of an interesting article on Mumbrella about freelance journalists and other content producers not getting paid for the material that they produce, by various media outlets. Needless to say, it was fiery and gave me the general feeling that a river of blood had been created […]