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A CEO shares the surprising lesson he learned from selling his company for $4 billion

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

Why a prosperous nation needs migration

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

Bob Carr and the mystery of his missing marbles

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

Bob Carr urges 50% cut in immigration

Former foreign minister says growth putting pressure on cities, house prices.

China still the only show: Carr

World financial markets have overreacted to news of the slowdown in the Chinese economy, says Bob Carr.

Bob Carr and the cleansing of Jews from the history of Jerusalem, “this great Arab city”

Labor’s campaign for Muslim votes in western Sydney is corrupting its values - and betraying our own:

All change: Election result may see another round of the Burma/Myanmar name game

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

The Syrian conflict is a civil war, and R2P won't help

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

Bob Carr says we should help bomb in Syria. But will the Left let Labor agree?

But does Labor’s new foreign affairs spokesman, the Left’s Tanya Plibersek, agree?…

Former PM Hawke calls for diplomacy in South China Sea

Bob Hawke and former FM Bob Carr urge caution as Beijing signals a more hawkish position.

After the death of three of its top journalists, CBS gives up on its September 11th story

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

Media Second Acts and Untimely Endings

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

Thoughts on Brian and Bob and David

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

Brian Williams, Jon Stewart, Bob Simon, David Carr and the Great Media Shakeup

In a three-day period, there was a remarkable shakeup in the world of secular media. What are we to make of it?

Bart & Fleming: Mourning Bob Simon & David Carr; Amy Pascal’s Cushy Exit; Post-Coital ‘Fifty Shades’ Whips Up Profit

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

David Carr, Bob Simon: Two Titans of Journalism Taken Much Too Soon

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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

How We Watch TV Now, According to David Carr

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

BREAKING: David Carr Passes Away at Age 58

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

The Interpreter's best of 2014: Bob Carr's book, East China Sea, Thailand's malaise and Indian intelligence agencies

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

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