Marian Tomsey

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…

Your ABC: pissing away your taxes

9 May 2017 5:03 pm

Have a look at how much money the ABC gets in tonight’s budget, but before you do have a look…

Fairfax: you’ll really miss us when we’re gone

3 May 2017 8:39 pm

Fairfax journalists are — gosh, how retro — out on strike for a week over job cuts. They’ve taken to…

Go home, Fairfax, you’re drunk

22 March 2017 9:20 pm

From The Age website, earlier this evening. As John McEnroe used to say: “You cannot be serious!” Got something to…

The terrible truth about Earth Hour revealed

22 March 2017 7:12 am

The Vocal website probably doesn’t figure large in Spectator readers’ minds. Indeed, it doesn’t figure large at all. It’s not…

Please explain?

20 March 2017 7:27 pm

From The Age website this evening. It’s clearly all got too much for the poor petals. They’ve cracked under the…

Alive but not alive

19 March 2017 5:54 pm

CEO Greg Hywood insists the print editions of the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age will continue for a while…

It’s quality all the way at Michelle Guthrie’s ABC

13 March 2017 8:10 pm

Broadcasting: the final frontier. These are the voyages of Michelle Guthrie. Her five-year contract: to explore strange new worlds, to…

Would they rather invite ISIS in for scones and tea? Aunty’s latest

4 March 2017 7:10 am

Malcolm Turnbull is best known for ill-considered waffle, but to the ABC his language is too harsh. Way too harsh.…

Newspoll listening suggestions for the Liberal Party

27 February 2017 12:06 pm

So what about that Newspoll, hey? Not much hope there for your average Liberal backbencher. Quite a few frontbenchers, too.…

Fairfax on Trump. Measured. Always

7 February 2017 4:12 pm

You thought Fairfax got carried away when the Abbott Clerical Dictatorship (© Gerard Henderson) came to power? Since The Donald…

The ABC: would you miss it if it wasn’t there?

6 February 2017 2:24 pm

“The ABC is letting Australia down in terms of news presentation,” Paul Keating declaimed in typical style late last year.…