Marian Tomsey

Another stinker from The Age

20 September 2017 5:03 pm

Another day, another reminder of just how unutterably God-awful Fairfax media has become. Today, in between the wall to wall…

When fake is fine

31 August 2017 12:12 pm

The failing Fairfax newspapers are obsessed by evil, wicked, right-wing, racist, Trump-loving “fake news” — obsessed to RUOK? levels. Unless,…

Fairfax follies on environment leave us green about the gills

29 August 2017 5:19 pm

Attempts by government to push power prices down is nothing but a “distraction”, according to the genius analysis of Mark Kenny…

Rotten pollies, rotten media, the chicken and the egg

19 August 2017 9:06 pm

There’s general agreement nowadays. Our politics stinks. So does the media. What’s less clear, however, is if one begat the…

The Age: proud to be a global joke

15 August 2017 8:35 pm

It’s official. The Age is an international joke. And no. I’m not talking about that “Is this the most Melbourne…

Their ABC on Barnaby’s bother: biased and banal

14 August 2017 7:30 pm

So, how’s the ABC responding to Barnaby Joyce’s little spot of bother? With all the class that you’d expect. Its…

Their ABC: entirely unaccountable

13 August 2017 7:31 am

It is a thesis of Media Watch Dog that no one really runs the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.  Not the chairman…

Their ABC dumps impartiality with gay abandon

10 August 2017 7:38 pm

This morning The Australian reported ABC staff had been warned to zip it over marriage equality: ABC News Editorial Policy…

The Age’s big week

5 August 2017 9:00 am

It’s been a big week for Fairfax Media and The Age — a big week in their decline. First there…

Why is our national broadcaster bagging our national day?

2 August 2017 8:57 pm

What’s wrong with the headline below from the clickbait-farm-come-Game-of-Thrones-recap-service formerly known as the Fairfax press (hint — the title to…

Just when you think Fairfax couldn’t be more idiotic

20 July 2017 9:10 pm

Just when you think Fairfax couldn’t go any lower, couldn’t be more asinine, they come along and surprise you. “Are…

Abbott birther barminess booms

19 July 2017 8:07 pm

Oh boy. Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy… We’re not in Kansas anymore, people. You remember that Abbott birther barminess…

Fairfax fools join the birther brigade

18 July 2017 8:30 pm

What else were they ever going to do? Two Green senators were forced to resign because they’re better at self-righteousness than…

Won’t somebody please think of Menzies’ child?

11 July 2017 5:02 pm

I’m going to bury my lead here, but it’s for the good of the story. Earlier today Australian Taxpayers Association…

Gore blimey! Al’s that for a stack?

10 July 2017 8:27 pm

Want to have some innocent merriment at the expense of the man who put the cash into climate catastrophe, Al…

If it was anyone else, they’d be screaming ‘Racist!’

22 June 2017 5:17 pm

A new arrival from Africa is scared by a vacuum cleaner. Ha bloody ha. It might have made a gag once…

Who’s Little Collin?

19 June 2017 8:09 pm

Note it down. June 19, 2017. The day the Melbourne Age died of shame. Or should have, if it had…

What sells better? Empowerment or victimhood?

18 June 2017 8:07 pm

What sells better? Empowerment or victimhood? That garbage pail known as the Melbourne Age couldn’t make up its mind, so…

Goodbye to all that

15 June 2017 8:59 pm

The Age made a song and dance today about the departure of their political editor Michael Gordon. And rightly, too.…

When racism’s not racism

13 June 2017 2:02 pm

Excuse me. I always though Wonder Woman came from the Amazon island of Themyscira. Apparently not. She’s Jewish. Israeli. And…

Malcolm and May: separated at birth?

9 June 2017 12:09 pm

July 2, 2016. Stable government. Fourteen seats lost. A majority of one. June 8, 2017. Strong, stable leadership in the…

Six ways you’ve ruined your newspaper

8 June 2017 8:16 pm

From your favourite chipwrapper and mine. Vital news that demonstrates the importance of independent, quality media. Vital news that demonstrates…

Another day, another stuff-up from The Age

6 June 2017 11:08 pm

Ask yourself. You’re an editor at what still likes to think of itself as a paper of record in a…

We warn the Tsar

20 May 2017 9:31 am

If there’s been a hot topic of late in media, it’s been the future of Fairfax. Sackings, strikes, Senate hearing…

Rejoice, rejoice: Fairfax are back

10 May 2017 8:53 pm

Rejoice, yes rejoice, all good people. The strike at Fairfax is over. The journos we so missed are back at…