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Lest we forget… the planet is doomed

25 April 2021

3:46 PM

25 April 2021

3:46 PM

It’s getting to the stage where The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age are becoming so unreadable you don’t even want your fish and chips wrapped in them for fear of glimpsing a few lines indulging yet another inner-city, late twenty/early thirty-something woman who mistakes neurosis for strength.

Their sense of timing, matching stories to the day, leaves something to be desired, too. Here, thanks to kind reader TM, is the top of their newsletter from this morning:

Because, of course, April 25 is the day the nation marks by going all Xiye Bastida.

Yet again, the evidence suggests that the SMAge crew inhabit an entirely different place.

PS: A special mention in dispatches for bizarre media self-indulgence for the ABC, which today published 3,000 words on … one of its presenters. (Three thousand words is about double the length of most weekend newspapers features.)

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