Jennifer Hewett

No Crap App: w/b 31 Mar 2014

Pope, Canberra Times 1 April 2014





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No Crap App: w/b 10 Mar 2014

Pope, Canberra Times, 11 March 2014

Pope, Canberra Times, 11 March 2014

State elections

Freedom of speech

Unions and IR

Climate action


Other thinkiness

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No Crap App: w/b 22 April 2013

AFR 27 April 2013

AFR 27 April 2013



Longer read

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No Crap App: w/b 10 Dec 2012

Moir, SMH 11 Dec 2012

Moir, SMH 11 Dec 2012

FM radio pranksters

Ashby v Slipper


Senator Assange

The political year that was


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No Crap App: w/b 29 Oct 2012

Pope, Canberra Times 1 Nov 2012

The week that was…

The week began with three competing political narratives: the revelations in Maxine McKew’s book, the launch of the government’s Asian Century white paper, and the second 50/50 Newspoll within two months.

Unsurprisingly, the press gallery’s attention moved swiftly from McKew to Abbott, particularly once it became clear he would ignore the white paper and press ahead with his “stop the tax, stop the boats” mantra. By week’s end, the gallery was openly wondering whether Abbott would emulate his former boss John Hewson by losing another “unloseable” election.

Meantime, Australia was excised for migration purposes, the US Presidential election loomed, and Mark Colvin gave the Andrew Olle address.

Spotlight on Abbott

Asian Century white paper and economics

Asylum seekers

Brave new digital world