What's the role of a journalist during a pandemic? Talk up official policy in the name of keeping the population healthy? Or tell it like it is and let the public draw its own conclusions? The post During lockdowns, should journalists be helpful or just tell it straight? appeared first on Crikey.
What does Simone Biles quitting the Olympics for the sake of her mental health say about society's changing attitude towards competition and achievement? The post Simone Biles and the end of sport appeared first on Crikey.
Five weeks of spin, stats and political rhetoric about the pandemic from NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, and her state — not to mention the rest of the country — is starting to feel the strain. The post OK, it may not be a race. Let’s just call it a competition for the harshest lockdown appeared […]
The ongoing Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial has illuminated more of the troubling nature of the conflict in Afghanistan. The post Insurgents and infidels: Ben Roberts-Smith trial unearths uneasy views about Diggers in Afghanistan appeared first on Crikey.
Macquarie Group, which is capitalised at $58 billion, was gloating at yesterday's AGM that it had $8.4 billion of surplus capital. So why does it need a $11.3 billion loan from the RBA? The post Cashed up millionaire factory borrows $11.3 billion from Reserve Bank appeared first on Crikey.