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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Oz editor-in-chief rages against the ‘tearing down’ of News Corp journalism | Weekly Beast

Christopher Dore says some critics make him ‘cringe’. Plus: ‘Furries’ at elite Brisbane school?Christopher Dore has been the editor-in-chief of the Australian since 2018, and has quite the pedigree in editing Rupert Murdoch’s Australian mastheads. Dorey, as staff call him, has edited the Daily... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-25 03:05:12 UTC ]
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Executive decision: Lachlan Murdoch turns back on media inquiry to reopen Fox News | The Weekly Beast

News Corp co-chairman declines Senate communications committee invitation. Plus: Daily Telegraph names and shames ‘index case’Lachlan Murdoch will be en route to reopen Fox News offices in Los Angeles on Monday when the Senate media inquiry reconvenes to consider YouTube’s temporary ban on Sky... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-03 03:21:06 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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Chris Dore’s exit from News Corp lifts lid on behaviour at governor general’s residence | Weekly Beast

Dore was promoted to editor-in-chief of the Australian despite alleged behaviour and remained in post until WSJ event. Plus: Friendlyjordies’ fire scareFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastNot even a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-25 03:15:19 UTC ]
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Crikey’s Peter Fray apologises over Walkley outburst as speculation surrounds Chris Dore’s News Corp exit | Weekly Beast

Crikey editor told to pipe down after ‘unacceptable’ heckling of ABC winners. Plus: faint praise from the Australian for its departing editor-in-chiefCrikey’s Peter Fray heckled the Gold Walkley winners during their acceptance speech at Thursday night’s gala journalism awards ceremony, but it... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-18 02:09:22 UTC ]
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News Corp again scoops the pool at News Awards as Walkleys reveal nominations | Weekly Beast

Story nominated for News gong branded ‘national disgrace’ by Indigenous reporters. Plus: SMH all wrapped up in The EverestFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcastThere’s one thing guaranteed at the annual... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-14 03:11:42 UTC ]
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Print Sales Fell Back Last Week

After a rare week in which sales rose over 2021, unit sales of print books fell 5.9% last week compared to the week ended July 31, 2021. Every segment but adult fiction had a decline. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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That’s yacht fair: Oz lambasts Nine over lavish shindig but fails to mention News Corp role | The Weekly Beast

‘Nine parties it up,’ accuses the Australian, while ignoring corporate hospitality of News Corp execs. Plus: the Tele’s riveting true crime TikToks“Nine parties it up” was the headline on a hit piece in the Australian about rival media company Nine Entertainment. The broadcasting and publishing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-03 02:00:54 UTC ]
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Toto Albanese steals the post-election show as News Corp front pages do an about-face | The Weekly Beast

Seven’s Mark Riley catches Covid just in time to miss plane to Quad summit. Plus: the West Australian prints Noongar edition for Reconciliation WeekToto Albanese was the undisputed star of the newspaper front pages on Monday morning after her master Anthony Albanese won the election. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-27 02:22:51 UTC ]
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Andrew Bolt says Alan Jones’ poetic departure not cancel culture as Sky finds ‘room for Piers Morgan’ | Weekly beast

Former shock jock Jones tells fans to find him on Facebook as he departs TV. Plus: Seven’s costly Cleo Smith case blunderWhen News Corp unveiled plans for Piers Morgan to headline an international prime time talk show we flippantly said “Move over Andrew Bolt, Alan Jones and Peta Credlin – there... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-05 01:29:20 UTC ]
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News Corp is going ‘only positive’ on climate but did Gina Rinehart miss the memo? | The Weekly Beast

It seems the billionaire is not convinced by the Murdoch empire’s new Mission Zero campaign, and neither are its star commentators; Plus: Tomalaris rides offFresh from targeting climate change “propaganda” in the education system, billionaire Gina Rinehart popped up in News Corp Australia’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-15 01:46:45 UTC ]
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Russ Kick, writer, editor and ‘rogue transparency activist,’ dies at 52

He used FOIA requests to pry loose government records. He also edited “The Graphic Canon,” a book series that reinterpreted literary works as comics and visual art. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-24 14:29:26 UTC ]
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Flash in the pan or money-spinner? Murdoch pins hopes on news streaming service | The Weekly Beast

Foxtel cannibalisation continues with News Corp adding news service Flash to streaming apps Binge and Kayo. Plus: newshounds or booze hounds?Rupert Murdoch may have turned 90 this year but his news empire continues to grow. A week after announcing a new UK TV channel, TalkTV, and a Sky News... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-24 03:27:25 UTC ]
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Book Aid International: Back to School Reading for 290,883

The five-year-old International Excellence Award-winning 'Inspiring Readers' program reaches nearly 300,000 students in the new school year. The post Book Aid International: Back to School Reading for 290,883 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-13 14:14:48 UTC ]
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How the Australian and the IPA’s attack on the ABC went horribly wrong | The Weekly Beast

A report into how many times the ABC mentioned News Corp or Murdoch had some embarrassing flaws. Plus: campaign to release Myanmar fixerThe Australian newspaper often gleefully reports the work of the rightwing thinktank the Institute of Public Affairs in an effort to undermine the ABC.Like the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-10 02:44:13 UTC ]
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