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Hard News 25/07/03 - Friends For The Weekend

HARD NEWS 25/07/03 - Friends for the Weekend

Hi folks,

Another blog-tastic bundle of news and opinion to fill up those awkward hours between lunch and knock-off time on a Friday, or to illuminate your weekend.

Rob and I rave, our new guest blogger Peter McLennan debuts and Jolisa lets all our secrets out of the bag. Enjoy.




Seriously bad |Jul 25, 2003 12:08
Russell Brown's Hard News

Scoop's big scoop on the stark shortcomings of the Diebold electronic voting machines being commissioned by the thousand in the US is really starting to get momentum. Alastair Thompson's gutsy move in making the contents of the Diebold ftp server available has allowed the code to be scrutinised ...,


The wages of spin... |Jul 25, 2003 01:04
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

... are a damn sight better than the wages of journalism. The Murdoch press has dropped the Gilligan story in favour of the last stand of the brothers Hussein. Not surprising, really. It's easier than admitting you were wrong...,


Who's down with O.P.P ? |Jul 24, 2003 21:01

Peter McLennan steps up

It's three o'clock in the morning and the music has just died. I'm standing behind the turntables at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe twiddling knobs for the Bassteppa sound system while DJ Big Matt winds up the evening...,


Search me |Jul 24, 2003 11:27

Jolisa Gracewood in NYC

So, how are you finding Public Address these days? No really, how are you finding it? Every now and then I have a squiz at the website statistics, which if they were a beauty contest would have a lipstick-smeared and teary-eyed Russell wearing the tiara and the sash, and Chad ...,


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