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Public Address 29 August 2012 - Changing News

Public Address 29 August 2012 - Changing News

Changing news
9:21 Aug 29, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
All newspaper editors would like to think they shape their papers in their own image, but only a few get to do so in a literal sense. A change of format should be more than a simple downsize - it's...

Choice, Bro
14:24 Aug 28, 2012 in Up Front by Emma Hart
Oh, Colin. Sorry about the delay: I would have replied to your lovely letter earlier, but I was busy over the weekend choosing my sexuality. I like to think of you as basically a decent man, who really believes what...

A long way yet
10:25 Aug 28, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
Avonside was beautiful on Sunday. Beautiful, quiet and terribly sad. Every now and then, as I made my way through the residential red zone on a hired mountain bike, a family would appear, clutching bread for the ducks, or there...

Yellow wristband, White flag
14:45 Aug 24, 2012 in Field Theory by Hadyn Green
AUSTIN, Texas, August 23rd, 2012 - There comes a point in every man's life when he has to say, "Enough is enough." These are your words. The words of a man who has been hounded and persecuted. Dogged by…


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