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So in the Cimitière Montmartre I found one of my heroes. Émile Zola That is to say, I found the memorial. He is interred at the Panthéon. Why a hero? Amongst his many writings Emile Zola wrote this, which is as relevant today in our political discourse and climate as it was almost [...]
Posted: 14 June, 2012 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, History, Iraq, legal, Literature, politics and government, Racism, values.
Tags: Abbott, Alan Jones, Andrew Bolt, asylum seekers, Australian cultural values, Australian political values, Australian Values, boat people, climate change, crime, Culture, Dreyfus, Dreyfus Case, droits d l'homme, egalite, Emile Zola, France, fraternite, fraternity, global warming, government, History, Hockey, honesty, Howard, human rights, injustice, Iraq, j'accuse, justice, l;iberty equality, law, legal, legal values, Liberal, liberte, Literature, Media, military, miscarriage, montmartre, paris, political values, politics, press, public opinion, Rights of Man, truth, Zola
In the aftermath of his very public News of the World disgrace¹, as Rupert displays the abject decency and compassion he so miraculously discovered, today he has gone even further. Rupert Murdoch is determined to protect us from drivel, lies, bias, distortion and bullshit. He has today selflessly erected a paywall around his “flagship” [...]
Posted: 24 October, 2011 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Values, Computing, Culture, Economics, Internet, Life, Media, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: Australian, bias, Courier Mail, government, Herald Sun, Hun, Media, murdoch, News Corp, News Limited, news of the world, NOTW, paywall, political bias, politics, Raiders of the Lost Ark, rupert, rupert murdoch, Steve McQueen, telegraph, terror
Here is Sir Roger’s advice on asylum seeker/immigration policy for Julia Gillard, Tony Abbott and the rest of Australia’s panicked, “pragmatic” [=unethical, immoral and stupid] political elite who are slavishly, and in terror, reacting to the unholy self-righteousness of the christian right, the egomaniacal commentariat and the ignorant unwashed. It comes straight from the bible [...]
Posted: 25 September, 2011 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Immigration, legal, Media, politics and government, Racism, Religion, values.
Tags: Australian political values, Australian Politics, Australian religious values, bible, exodus, Immigration, law, legal, Malaysia, Malaysia Solution, Media, moses, Nauru, politics, Religion, religious values, values
Ex-Media-Princess Reba à Crook today expressed astonishment at the latest revelations in the murky Views of the World scandal. “On behalf of the Worst of the News I personally gave Sasha a mobile phone to help her in our law reform campaign on behalf of her daughter. “The suggestion that anyone at the nudespaper [...]
Posted: 30 July, 2011 in Australian Values, Media, values.
Tags: ethics, hacking, journalism, journalist, journalistic ethics, Media, media ethics, media values, morality, Mulcaire, murder, murdoch, news, News Corp, news international, news of the world, nudes of the world, Payne, phone hacking, press, Sara, Sarah, Sex, used toilet roll, values, voicemail, voicemail hacking
…pluck it out, and cast it from thee. – Mark 9, 47 You know … everyone knows … Rupert Murdoch is an evil genius. And this latest move is certainly worthy of his deep-seated amorality. If Murdoch believes in anything he believes in two things: nothing and money. His latest move is pure evil [...]
Posted: 9 July, 2011 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Computing, Culture, Economics, Education, Media, politics and government, Religion, Technology, US Politics, values.
Tags: accountability, Ailes, australia, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, Australian religious values, Australian Values, belief, beliefs, bible, British justice, British politics, Brooks, BsB, BSkyB, business, cameron, Catholic, Chief Executive of News International, civil society, conservative, conservative politics, coulson, courts, Culture, Economics, Education, Emperor Palpatine, ethics, Fox, Fox News, government and media, greed, Guardian, hell, journalism, journalistic values, justice, law, leadership, Louise Casey, Mark, Matthew, Media, media values, Milly Dowler, money, morality, murder, murdoch, news, News Corp, News corporation, news international, News Limited, news of the world, newspaper, NoW, Palpatine, phone hacking, police, politics, politics and government, press, Rebekah Brooks, red top, Religion, religious values, responsibility, rupert murdoch, Scotland Yard, soul, Star Wars, values, voicemail
Who does Sheriff Dupnik blame for the attack on Gabrielle Giffords? “The anger, the hatred, the bigotry that goes on in this country is getting to be outrageous”
Posted: 9 January, 2011 in Culture, Life, Media, politics and government, US Politics, Video.
Tags: anger, Arizona, bigotry, broadcast, broadcasters, Congresswoman Giffords, dirty digger, Dupnik, Fox, Fox News, Gabrielle Giffords, Giffords, Glenn Beck, hatred, Limbaugh, Media, O'Reilly, politics, Sheriff, shock jock, shooting, talk radio, Tucson, US Politics, vitriol
Just when we’ve told America how much we love her really and told her she’s so beautiful, she turns back into the evil witch and spits putrid saliva in our face
Posted: 12 December, 2010 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, politics and government, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: american political values, Assange, assassination, Australian political values, Australian Values, brett solomon, dirty digger, far left, Fox, Fox News, GetUp, incitement, incitement to murder. Interpol, Julian Assange, lt col peters, Media, media barons, murder, murdoch, political values, rape, red notice, rupert, rupert murdoch, terrorism, Tom Flanagan, values, WikiLeaks
Can’t help drawing a parallel between Jon Stewart’s speech and Obama’s at the Democrat Convention when Al Gore was nominated for President.
Posted: 3 November, 2010 in comedy/humour, History, Life, Media, politics and government, Racism, Religion, The Daily Show, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: America, american politics, American values, and/or fear, belief, comedy, comedy central, communism, Culture, Daily Show, government, humor, humour, Jon Stewart, Jon Stewart speech, Media, most trusted man, orator, oratory, politics, press, Racism, rally, Rally to Restore Sanity, Religion, society, speech, US, US Politics, USA, values, Video, Washington
5 minutes of fawning, braindead, cowardly MacKillop sycophancy had Sir Roger’s faith in the rationality of the press disappearing down the toilet with his vomit
Posted: 19 October, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Life, Medicine, politics and government, Religion, Science, values.
Tags: Adele Horin, australian media, australian media values, Australian religion, Australian religious values, Australian Values, cancer, China, cure, famine, frenzy, genocide, Horin, journalism, journalist, MacKillop, Media, miracle, miraculous, newspaper, prayer, press, Q&A, QandA, Religion, religious values, Rwanda, saint, values, vatican, war, Yugoslavia
Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man
Posted: 9 October, 2010 in comedy/humour, Economics, Education, environment, fun, History, Internet, Language, Media, Medicine, politics and government, values, Video.
Tags: ad man, advertising, agriculture, Ataturk, cell, comedy, Economics, economy, Education, entertainment, environment, Frederick the Great, hummer, humor, humour, hybrid, Internet, Life, marketing, Media, Medicine, mobile, potato, press, Prius, Prussia, Rory Sutherland, social media, TED, TED talks, value, values, Video
So here’s a website you might be interested to visit. It’s one that GetUp’s National Director, Simon Sheikh, says he checks first thing every morning.
It’s understandable that ignorant journalists get it wrong when the agenda for them is to become famous and be glamorous and who cares about the boring facts.
Posted: 24 August, 2010 in Australian Politics, Media, politics and government, values.
Tags: accuracy, Afghanistan, Australian journalism, australian media, australian media values, big brother, Channel 10, editor, editorial, facebook, insurgents, journalism, late news, Media, media adviser, media values, news, politician, politics, PR, public relations, reportage, reporter, reporting, sub-editor, Taliban, TEN, twitter
Sir Roger’s Media Division at Chateau Migently, has been accumulating damning evidence against shod, slop, ignorance and bias amongst so-called “journalists”
Posted: 15 August, 2010 in comedy/humour, Education, Media, values.
Tags: ABC, australian media values, Australian Values, exoplanets, free newspapers, galaxy, humor, humour, ignorance, journalism, journalist, Media, medical, NASA, newspaper, plagiarism, PR, press, press release, radio, reporters, research, solar system, statistics, television, tipoff, values, wikipedia
Social Media growth is so fast that this video posted on YouTube almost exactly a year ago is already dated. Which proves its case nicely.
Posted: 9 August, 2010 in Australian Values, Internet, Life, Media, values, Video.
Tags: Baby Boomers, bebo, blog, communities, community, email, facebook, FlickR, Gen X, Gen Y, Google, iPad, iPhone, kindle, Life, Media, online community, relationship, SMS, social media, twitter, wikipedia, youtube
It felt good to hear Julia telling a journalist “that’s a stupid question”, because it was. Why won’t journalists ask questions that are actually relevant?
Posted: 7 August, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Life, Media, politics and government, Sex, US Politics, values.
Tags: australia, australian election, Barack Obama, betting market, betting odds, Daily KOS, federal election, Gillard, Hilton, Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd, Media, Obama, odds, paris, Paris Hilton, politics, Rudd