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
The barbarism is so typical of the jihadist mindset, in this case deliberately stoked by Palestinian leaders: ISRAEL is facing an ongoing…
Former former minister Bob Carr’s attacks on Israel seem to me to be driven by a crude and dangerous…
The assault on former foreign minister Bob Carr following his vocal support for Palestine surprised few, in particular Kolin Thumbadoo.
Australia's immediate past Foreign Minister, Bob Carr, has dramatically changed his views with respect to Israel and Palestine. In his article "Why I'm Now a Friend of Palestine" published in last Saturday’s The Weekend Australian he explains his change of heart
President Barack Obama’s “steely resolve” in avoiding sugar, carbs, and fat has been praised by Australia’s former Foreign Minister, Bob Carr. The comments appear in "Diary of a Foreign Minister," a collection of journal entries published by Carr after retiring from Australian federal politics. Show More Summary
In "Diary of a Foreign Minister" published by Australia’s former top diplomat, Bob Carr, many US politicians are given effusive praise. From Republican Senators John McCain and Roy Blunt, to President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry – Carr finds America breeds “public polity athletes” who are “first class”. Show More Summary
Will Labor at least hear it from their former foreign minister? …
During the 18 months he spent crisscrossing the globe as foreign minister, Bob Carr maintained the lean and hungry look feared by Caesar. Here’s how to stay in rep shape when the weight of the world is on your shoulders
When former foreign minister Bob Carr published his diary in April, he launched himself into the struggle over what should remain a government secret and what should be revealed to the public. Carr, who worked as a journalist with the...Show More Summary