If Mark Scott is able to maintain the ABC’s support through its digital presence over the next two years, while successfully laying blame for the closure of regional offices and rural programs at the Coalition’s feet, pro-ABC policies could be a deciding factor in the election, particularly among Australia’s highly contested rural electorates.
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Slick media strategies and strong narratives are of no help to a flailing government if its political decisions are flawed and its policies untenable. Weekly column for The Drum.Filed under: Politics Tagged: Abbott Government, ABC The Drum, Budget, Coalition, communication, media, narrative, PR, Tony Abbott
I was showing someone my blog yesterday and was mortified to realise I don’t post much any more, other than links to my columns and posts that are published elsewhere. This has made my blog a pretty boring place to visit. Today I’ve decided to rectify this with at least a semi-regular commentary on my...
Lambie doesn’t want to stay, doesn’t want to quit. Column for The Drum.Filed under: Politics Tagged: ABC The Drum, Clive Palmer, crossbench, independents, Jacqui Lambie, PUP, Senate
Abbott’s tough talking comes undone at the G20. Weekly column for The Drum.Filed under: Politics Tagged: ABC The Drum, coward, G20, shirtfront, Tony Abbott, Vladimir Putin, weak
‘Left-splaining’ to Bishop misses the point. Weekly column for The Drum.Filed under: Politics Tagged: ABC The Drum, feminism, feminist, Julie Bishop, progressive
Palmer’s Lambie headache just became a migraine. Weekly column for The Drum.Filed under: Politics Tagged: ABC The Drum, Clive Palmer, Jacqui Lambie, PUP
Polls, damn polls. Weekly column for The Hoopla.Filed under: Politics Tagged: opinion polls, polls, The Hoopla
Nova Peris and our witch-hunt mentality. For The Hoopla.Filed under: Politics Tagged: Barry Spurr, Frances Abbott, invasion of privacy, New Matilda, new media, News Corp, Nova Peris, The Hoopla, Tony Abbott, traditional media, whistleblower
Over the five years I’ve been writing about politics I’ve steered clear of feminism: mostly because I don’t really know much about it. I didn’t do gender studies at high school or university and, perhaps most importantly, it was never raised as an issue at home. My parents never told me I had a natural...