Back to school for Tele editors after 'activist teachers' exposé | The Weekly Beast

News Corp’s examples of cultural Marxism come up short. Plus: Alan Jones apology relegated to Sky News corrections pageDays after News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch warned of an “awful woke orthodoxy”, the Daily Telegraph demonstrated the boss’s point with a front-page story about political correctness in education. “School of Hard Woke” was designed to stir anger in readers about the “activist teachers” who apparently penalised students for not giving “woke” answers in the HSC exams last year.The report by Christopher Harris claimed students were marked down for using gender and cultural stereotypes. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-04 22:44:51 UTC ]
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Empire strikes back: News Corp turns blowtorch on former Australian reporter | The Weekly Beast

Former social affairs reporter Rick Morton attacked in print and online. Plus: Rowan Dean ignores police over Sydney stabbing attacksIt doesn’t take long for a top reporter at the Australian, with a regular presence on page one, to become the target of a front-page story in the combative... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-16 01:49:59 UTC ]
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Did the AFR scoop the Tele on Barnaby Joyce's affair? | The Weekly Beast

Sharri Markson points finger on deputy PM – but did the business daily get there first? Plus: Fairfax battens down the paywall Sharri Markson was in her element this week, appearing on TV to talk about her Daily Telegraph scoop on Barnaby Joyce’s infidelity and the baby he is expecting with a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Hawkins and Moyes skip back to school blues

A plethora of new entries swept out the summer cobwebs on the Weekly E-Ranking, but Paula Hawkins and Jojo Moyes are still the most popular kids in the chart playground. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 09:51:08 UTC ]
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The Weekly Beast: drama at Australian Women's Weekly, Cleo and Dolly

Cleo is dumped and Helen McCabe’s tenure editing AWW ends as News Corp beds down new year appointments and Daily Mail Australia splits with NineThere has been enough drama at the magazine empire of the Australian Women’s Weekly, Dolly and Cleo in the past month to fuel another couple of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org urges industry to back indies with links in Independent Bookshop Week

Online indie retailer Bookshop.org is calling for publishers and authors to link to independent bookshops and its own site for the duration of Independent Bookshop Week (IBW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 23:36:00 UTC ]
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Crikey kicks off fortnight of apologising to Lachlan Murdoch and Christine Holgate | The Weekly Beast

Online publisher launches two front-page apologies for serious mistake in Stephen Mayne column. Plus: News Corp top brass at SMH birthday bashFront-page apologies and corrections are rare. Apologies are usually relegated to page two of a newspaper and relatively hidden on a news website.In 2015,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-23 02:31:20 UTC ]
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Scott Morrison's media blitz goes awry as A Current Affair turns up the heat | The Weekly Beast

Justin Stevens tweets Tracy Grimshaw gave a ‘great interview’. Plus: Morrison condemned in News Corp papersScott Morrison avoided talking to ABC 7.30 host Leigh Sales this week, choosing A Current Affair’s Tracy Grimshaw instead to deliver his television message to the women of Australia on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-26 02:59:47 UTC ]
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Devine intervention as Sky News Australia's YouTube channel eclipses ABC's | The Weekly Beast

Sky News Australia goes viral overseas. Plus: Nine greenlights Melissa Caddick drama two days after her remains foundSky News Australia’s YouTube channel now has more subscribers than ABC News: 1.31m to Aunty’s 1.129m. When your best prime-time show, Andrew Bolt’s, regularly has about 80,000... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-05 02:42:25 UTC ]
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Back to school with a little bear and his hearing aids

How a picture book about a little bear who discovers he is deaf tells a personal story for its creators. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2021-03-02 00:02:48 UTC ]
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Andrew Bolt's 'virus thrives in multiculturalism' columns offensive, press council says | Weekly Beast

Press watchdog says News Corp columnist breached two rules. Plus: Daily Mail pushback on media bargaining codeAndrew Bolt has received a rap over the knuckles from the Australian Press Council for attributing the spread of the coronavirus in Melbourne to multiculturalism. Two columns were found... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-26 02:43:00 UTC ]
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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher

‘Gentle, honest’ book, written by Anna Friend in response to her seven-year-old son’s worries, wins five-figure deal with ScholasticA self-published children’s picture book that was written to help the author’s son deal with being kept home from school during lockdown has been snapped up by a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-20 07:00:25 UTC ]
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Andrew Bolt flees Melbourne for 'bush' of Mornington Peninsula | Weekly Beast

News Corp columnist felt ‘threatened’ by Melburnians accepting lockdown. Plus: Rudd on ‘Murdoch playbook’After months of a “claustrophobic” lockdown under a “crazy government”, News Corp star columnist and broadcaster Andrew Bolt has sold his $2.8m four-bedroom federation home in Melbourne and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-04 02:34:48 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch tries to weather News Corp's climate crisis at AGM | The Weekly Beast

News Corp executive chairman says ‘we do not deny climate change’. Plus: ABC rejects Media Watch segmentWhile News Corp’s Australian outlets were waging war against two former prime ministers at home, the New York-based company was holding its first virtual annual general meeting to update its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-20 00:31:56 UTC ]
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Devine intervention: News Corp columnist forced to say she doesn't 'want grandma to die' | The Weekly Beast

Miranda Devine bombarded after Donald Trump includes her email address in tweet. Plus: Australia Institute takes over the OzMiranda Devine probably didn’t envisage she would be forced to assure Americans she “didn’t want grandma to die” when she set off for her 18-month stint working at Rupert... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-09 00:09:44 UTC ]
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News Corp troops turn their fire on Catherine Andrews for daring to use Twitter | Weekly Beast

‘Mrs Dan’ called a ‘mean girl’ for liking positive tweets about her husband. Plus, AM and PM escape the big cities“A ban from Mrs Dan” were the words on the front page of the Australian on Thursday, pointing to a column inside that took issue with Catherine Andrews, the wife of the Victorian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-11 02:08:51 UTC ]
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Sky falls on Tony Abbott as News Corp columnist urges him to sue for defamation | The Weekly Beast

Sky News UK host calls former Australian PM a ‘homophobic misogynist’. Plus: David Gonski’s remarkable revelation about Rupert Murdoch They may share a name but there is nothing similar about Sky News UK and Sky News Australia, at least where Tony Abbott is concerned.The Australian Sky is wholly... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 01:09:29 UTC ]
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Sparking joy: Alan Kohler's walk on the wild side rocks ABC | The Weekly Beast

ABC’s finance reporter turns heads with Lou Reed and Patti Smith books. Plus: Jon Faine becomes accidental ad manMany television reporters and presenters have been working from home since the pandemic struck but none have nailed the home-based TV set quite like Alan Kohler. The ABC’s finance guy... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-28 00:33:53 UTC ]
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Andrew Bolt's views diagnosed as ‘disgraceful’ after coronavirus controversies | The Weekly Beast

News Corp columnist argues Victoria’s Covid-19 restrictions are stopping elderly from ‘dying a few months earlier’. Plus: ABC tweets paywalled Greg Sheridan pieceAndrew Bolt has doubled down on his argument that Covid-19 restrictions should be lifted because they are destroying the economy “to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-07 01:07:39 UTC ]
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