LaurieOakes

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Big loss. Her column has been important. Stood out like a beacon in The Oz. twitter.com/dwabriz/status…
Another Sean Kelly piece that gets the thinking juices going. smh.com.au/politics/feder…
Thanks to @ajamesparker for drawing attention to the brilliant Arkansas political ad.
Political advertising that’s powerful and thoughtful too. twitter.com/AdamParkhomenk…
A land of flooding cliches, parched of eloquence: the impoverished vocabulary of Australian politicians | @bobjcarr smh.com.au/national/a-lan…
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Very sad.Terrific photographer.Nice man. twitter.com/farrm51/status…
Perhaps the Govt took into account the money wasted by archives in bid to stop release of the Palace Letters. twitter.com/GrogsGamut/sta…
I’d forgotten Andrea. She’d qualify,I think. twitter.com/DuncanMcNab/st…
Were Frank Browne and Eric Baume early shock jocks? They certainly brought provocative opinion to radio and aimed to stir controversy,albeit in bitesized chunks. twitter.com/Peter_Fitz/sta…
Right on.Too many novels are too damn long. twitter.com/ericbeetner/st…
I’m a Lithgow High School old boy.Proud to see the local gaol translates well to Nevada.Probably not a big death row at the Lithgow Correctional Centre,though. twitter.com/candicefoxbook…
Just read Candice Fox’s The Chase. An ambitious book,and she pulls it off. Will be a crime fiction highlight of 2021.
👍Offending of apostrophe has been zapped.twitter.com/JohnCleese/sta…S
I doubt that John Cleese approved this use of an apostrophe. twitter.com/houseofcomedya…
🚨New Stuart Neville Alert! 🚨 Please, someone in Australia, pick this up!!zK
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@fbongiornoanu Lucky they accepted colour or it would have ‘ripped their b..... arms off’! Your parents were right to protect you, they were so crude! 🙃
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I’ve always said bathers,but I suspect it’s an age thing rather than geographic. (Obviously this wld not apply to Sam.) twitter.com/samanthamaiden…
Another thoughtful piece from Mr Kelly. smh.com.au/national/scott…
Thoughtful piece from Sean Kelly: Australia is not an island when it comes to the forces that fostered Trump smh.com.au/national/austr…
The Washington Post did NOT leak the Trump phone tape. It was leaked TO the Washington Post. Why do so many journalist not understand a term so central to their craft.
Now that WOULD be an anthem. Up there Australia. In there and fight. Out there and at ‘em. Show ‘em your might. twitter.com/iamqotl/status…
Shld have got rid of girt at the same time. twitter.com/jekearsley/sta…
Niki Savva comes to the rescue of the language.More power to her elbow.Newsrooms please take note. theaustralian.com.au/commentary/min…
Fintan O’Toole: Trump has unfinished business. A republic he wants to destroy still stands irishtimes.com/opinion/fintan… via @IrishTimesOpEd
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I don’t recall that detail but it wld not surprise me. And all the while he was up to his ears in student journalism. twitter.com/GdVarv/status/…
A brilliant man. At uni switched effortlessly between studying English and mathematics. Could have done anything. We were lucky he opted for journalism where he was one of a kind, funny but always with serious purpose. Vale Mungo. twitter.com/MikeCarlton01/…
Congrats to Charles Croucher, backbone of Nine Network’s US election coverage over last four days. Remarkable knowledge of American politics. Top notch performance.
Warning! You’ve been hacked by a rogue apostrophe. twitter.com/PhillipAdams_1…
Sure have.Sean Duffy series is great. twitter.com/pjlogue/status…
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