Brilliant Guardian April Fools

Guardian switches to Twitter and con­verts entire back catalog too, res­ulting in genius tweets such as: JFK assassin8d @ Dallas, def. heard second gun­shot from grassy knoll WTF Full...

Journalism in troubled times

Every week, a journ­alist some­where is killed or assaulted for simply doing their job. This extraordinary edit­orial by the murdered editor of the Sri Lankan Sunday Leader was appar­ently written just a few days before his death. May these brave...

Sydney: The Future of Journalism Conference

In a last-minute fit of future-proofing, I’ve decided to use fre­quent flyer points to jump on a plane to Sydney tomorrow to attend the MEAA’s Future of Journ­alism con­fer­ence at the ABC. Couple of ques­tions: a) Anyone going? b) Anyone wanna see me...

One of my heroes has died

Farewell, Pamela Bone. You were an amazing journ­alist, an incred­ible woman, and a great inspir­a­tion to all of us at The Age. Rest in Peace. It was a priv­ilege to have...

Renegades

I’m staring up at my panel of Trans­met­ro­pol­itan on the wall above my desk, in which Spider Jer­u­s­alem is in the pro­cess of kicking down a door, his big boot extending past the bottom of the frame. “I don’t have to put up with this shabby crap!” he says....