Last November, Bob Carr signed a deal to sell his payments processing company Heartland Payment Systems for $100 a share to Global Payments, for a total of $4.3 billion. The deal made him a very rich man, but it also taught him a surprising...Show More Summary
Australia's population reached 24 million in the very early hours of Tuesday, 16 February, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. In response, former Foreign Minister Bob Carr has called for the government to cut its immigration...Show More Summary
Over the past few months I have wondered whether the former Foreign Minister and New South Wales’ longest serving Premier, Bob Carr has lost his marbles. At a dinner late last year, the former foreign minister lambasted the Israeli government...Show More Summary
Former foreign minister says growth putting pressure on cities, house prices.
World financial markets have overreacted to news of the slowdown in the Chinese economy, says Bob Carr.
Labor’s campaign for Muslim votes in western Sydney is corrupting its values - and betraying our own:
Shortly after the Abbott Government took office in September 2013, it overturned the decision by Labor Foreign Minister Bob Carr in 2012 to recognise Burma’s new official name, Myanmar. This had long been the country’s traditional name...Show More Summary
In recent days both Bob Carr and Gareth Evans have publicly argued that Australia has a 'moral obligation' to bomb Syria. Of the two, Evans' position is clearly the more thought through, pointing to ample 'grey areas' in the legal justification,...Show More Summary
But does Labor’s new foreign affairs spokesman, the Left’s Tanya Plibersek, agree?…
Bob Hawke and former FM Bob Carr urge caution as Beijing signals a more hawkish position.
Bob Simon, one of the most famous American journalists, star presenter of the show "60 Minutes" on CBS, died in a car accident, February 12, 2015 in New York at the age of 73. His work had won 27 Emmy Awards. David Carr, media critic for the New York Times, died of a stroke in the newspaper office February 12, 2015 at the age of 58. Show More Summary
Bob Carr is right and populist Labor wrong: FORMER Labor premier
Mass media has lost some of its great figures due to death, retirement, and old-fashioned scandal, with four larger-than-life figures -- David Carr, Bob Simon, Jon Stewart, and Brian Williams -- all leaving the stage this week. FromShow More Summary
Last week, the news profession lost three of its leading lights -- Bob Simon and David Carr to sudden and unexpected death and Brian Williams to a six-month suspension. In our shock and sadness we are drawn to ask ourselves some serious...Show More Summary
In a three-day period, there was a remarkable shakeup in the world of secular media. What are we to make of it?
Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety. In this weekly column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business. FLEMING: What a terrible week for old guard journalism. Show More Summary
The late David Carr and Bob Simon had different beats but still had much in common: Both were classic, fearless, old school journalists who stayed at the top of their craft for decades, winning plenty of awards for their work... but more importantly, the respect of both their readers and those in the industry. Show More Summary
For anyone interested in news media, this has been a heartbreaking week. First, it was a figurehead and a “fake” news anchor. Then, it was Bob Simon and David Carr. Carr had an ability to talk about journalism, Netflix, and the silliness of social media all at the same time and make it seem important. Show More Summary
This simply cannot be true. On the heels of Bob Simon‘s freak Wednesday night car accident, that’s the first, natural reaction. But sadly, the New York Times has confirmed the loss of another journalism giant: Carr, who wrote about media...Show More Summary
Throughout the Christmas-New Year break, we feature some of The Interpreter's best pieces from 2014. More to come between now and 12 January when The Interpreter returns for 2015. Why Bob Carr's book matters, by Sam Roggeveen, 30 April. But whatever Carr's failures and weaknesses, they are certainly less venal than the media would have us believe. Show More Summary