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Short Hairy Dwarf vs Pipe-Down-Kids

September 12, 2007

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Short Hairy Dwarf said… “Journalism covers a broad field. It does not simply refer to the profession of reporting.” Okay. “define: journalism” at google: Definitions of journalism on the Web: a style of writing for presenting bare facts to describe news eventswww.iclasses.org/assets/literature/literary_glossary.cfm newspapers and magazines collectively the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news […]

What have I learnt this week?

September 12, 2007

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That APEC backfired for Howard, and he might have been dumped? Easy in hindsight to say perhaps, but really, it’s hardly a revelation. That SocialismTM can be almost as myopic as JWH. Dir. That SecurityTM certainly makes us more fearful, and probably less secure. Obvious. That Insight on SBS continues to deliver the goods? Again, […]

Bhopal Disaster – BBC – The Yes Men

September 5, 2007

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Excellent

INSIGHTs from SBS

September 5, 2007

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Thank tax for public broadcasting. After pondering protest yesterday, SBS had an Insight installment dealing with my current questions. The discussion of Geoff Cousins action on the Tassie pulp mill was great. Another highlight was the ‘Yes Men’ – funny, and right on. They use mainstream media and corporate communications against its wielders, for example […]

Damn Socialists

September 4, 2007

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It all started around 3wks ago. I got into ‘conversation’ with Socialist Alternative. Like mormons at the door, they hectored me with slogans and cant while pretending to listen to my side. I agree in broad brush strokes with much of the general socialist paradigm. And hey, on the left, we all need allies. However […]

INactivism update

September 4, 2007

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I’ve been researching the latest on the National Day of Action against bad juju in the tertiary sector. I have not found a thing. Not one measly mention of the protest. Not even the National Union of Students have anything in their media section. Not even socialist sites i checked had a mention. Its all […]