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Public Address 24/11/03 - Somewhat Outraged

PUBLIC ADDRESS 24/11/03 - Somewhat outraged

Usual suspects | Nov 24, 2003 10:47
Russell Brown's Hard News

I am normally allergic to political arguments that hinge on a definition of "class", but as the outrageous detail of exactly what went on in media baron Conrad Black's Hollinger group seeps out, Dick Meyer's angry editorial, The Predator Class, seems right on the money...
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Dead wringers | Nov 24, 2003 10:21
GUEST Malcolm Burgess rocks

Alternative Washing Machine, 14 November Margaret Thatcher was right up there with the other greats of music journalism with the saying she made famous at the height of the 80s - "There Is No Alternative"...
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Unquestioning consumer of propaganda watch |Nov 23, 2003 14:41
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

"I can never understand why journalists are so quick to accept without scepticism the claims of tyrants, dictators and members of so-called 'oppressed' groups but parse minutely and with great mistrust the pronouncements of democratically elected officials."...
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Girls on film | Nov 21, 2003 12:52
Jolisa Gracewood in NYC

Every now and then I get homesick for Japan, particularly Tokyo where I lived before moving to the States. Tokyo is not a pretty city but it is a strangely beautiful one. If Paris is belle, Tokyo is a classic jolie-laide...
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