No doubt many crikey readers have looked at their passports in the past few months – no doubt for various reasons no doubt as well.
One of the fundamental problems with the arts in Australia (and other places) is that those who administer them are progressively doing more and more damage to the English language.
“It’s time for the AICD to say where it stands on James Hardie” starts the CEO report in the December-January – yes December-January – issue of the Company Director, the AICD official publication.
These days journalists get killed with remarkable regularity – by “friendly fire”, by oppressive regimes and by the traditional self-inflicted wounds.
While The Guardian and others are laughing at the fact that no-one recognized Jeb Bush when he went a-visiting with folks around the tsunami area the last laugh might just be on them.
The New York Times is not as diffident about the word stingy as many others are – this week it published an editorial headed: Are we Stingy? Yes.
When was the last time you saw a good Australian film? When was the last time you saw a poor New Zealand film?
One remarkable thing about the Gunns case against the greens and others is the amount of gratuitous advice all sides are getting.
There have been more US abortions in each year of the Bush administration than there were in each year of the Clinton administration.
Jackson Wells Morris Chairman, Keith Jackson, has encouraged crikey readers to visit the JWM website to see their updated client list rather than rely on Miscellany’s www.disinfopedia.com source.