Tag: Crikey

  • Ice Cream, Politics & Gossip Girl: Would It Really Matter if Gina Bought Fairfax?

    Ice Cream, Politics & Gossip Girl: Would It Really Matter if Gina Bought Fairfax?

    “Gina Rinehart is evil and we must do everything we can to stop her from ruining Fairfax”. This was the most common response from those on the progressive side of politics in Australia to news that Rinehart, a mining magnate and Australia’s richest woman, had bought almost 19% of the media company that publishes metropolitan…

  • If I Ruled The World: Bernard Keane

    The sadly deceased British comic Kenny Everett once told the story of how a New York radio station called the British Ambassador in Washington and asked him what he wanted for Christmas. Anxious to appear modest and unassuming, the diplomat suggested a couple of innocuous gifts his family might get him. He was mortified to…