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Farfax’s Mark Kenny slimes Abbott for not saving us from Monis

Mark Kenny, the Sydney Morning Herald’s chief political correspondent, does not let even this moment go by without indulging

Charles Hurt Drops the Hammer on Aussie Gun Laws

From the Sydney Morning Herald: The siege in Sydney's CBD and its terrible end received saturation coverage on American cable news, with at least one commentator lamenting Australia's tough gun laws. Speaking on Fox News after police...Show More Summary

Police: Sydney Siege 'Is Over'

More than 16 hours into the hostage situation in Sydney, a dramatic scene and then an ending: The Sydney Morning Herald's live blog reports that police have confirmed the siege has ended; there is no word yet as to whether anyone was injured or killed. A Morning Herald reporter about...

Laugh and think, this is Australia (Open Thread)

Peter Hartcher in the Sydney Morning Herald has a very good article on yesterday’s reaction in Australia to the cafe siege. When I chanced to walk through Martin Place a little after 11am on Monday, I saw the police clustered closely around the Lindt Cafe. I saw the police cordon as I stood among some [Read more...]

UNREAL: Sydney Morning Herald Recommends “Empathy” For Islamist Hostage Taker

The Sydney Morning Herald wants readers to empathize with the Islamist hostage-taker with a history of criminal and immoral behavior. A hostage escapes the Lyndt Cafe in Sydney Monday afternoon. SMH challenges readers to rise above exclusion and persecution. Sheikh … Continue reading ?

Elton John and David Furnish Might Be Getting Married Next Week

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UK's Mirror is reporting Elton John and David Furnish are set to finally tie the knot in a "small and intimate" ceremony next week. Via The Sydney Morning Herald: The couple is said to have invited just 50 of their...

The Pirate Bay HAS NOT Been Resurrected – YET

The Pirate Bay has been down for less than a day and already the rumor machine is firing on all cylinders. Contrary to several reports in the Sydney Morning Herald and elsewhere, The Pirate Bay has not been resurrected and is not operating under a new domain. Not yet at least. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.

Fairfax repoirts surprise finding: warming alarmists cross the carbon tax is gone

The Sydney Morning Herald’s paid climate alarmists believes this propaganda counts as news: Australia…

What’s the connection bw Dave and Jeremy leaving Crikey and Fairfax editors quitting?

Jeremy (from Victoria) and Dave (from NSW) announce that they’re leaving Crikey at the end of the week. Suddenly the editors of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald both quit. Coincidence? We’d love to tell you, but we can’t. Yet. UPDATE: An old friend thinks they might be after him, instead.

Apple loses appeal, cannot trademark ‘App Store’ in Australia

An Australian court has rejected Apple’s appeal against the country’s refusal to allow it to trademark the term ‘App Store,’ reports the Sydney Morning Herald. The Registrar of Trade Marks refused registration of Apple’s “app store” trademark in March last year because it was too descriptive. Apple then appealed this decision in the Federal Court. On Wednesday, […]

Brilliant one day, unfair the next. Gittins spun

No politician could get away with the extraordinary sniff-the-wind flip-floppery of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Ross Gittins:

East Timor, Australia and the 'Timor Gap'

Tom Allard recently reported in the Sydney Morning Herald that Australia and East Timor are ready to restart talks on the maritime boundary between the two countries, with all its complications of petroleum revenues and history. TheShow More Summary

Location Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 ‘Being Withheld’ Claims Emirates Boss

Sir Tim Clark, the chief executive of Emirates, said in a recent interview with aviation journalist, Andreas Spaeth, recently, as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald, that to his mind information regarding the location of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is being withheld by certain authorities. Show More Summary

Why is Tim Flannery forgiven, but an Abbott bureaucrat not?

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald gloat: The most powerful woman in the…

Female Police Officers In Indonesia Have To Submit To A Vaginal Probe To Prove Their Virginity

Female police officers in Indonesia must submit to a “virginity test” that involves probing their vaginas. [Sydney Morning Herald] A racist “#PantsUpDontLoot” billboard, parodying the “Hands up, don’t shoot” slogan, could go up in Ferguson. [The Root] An Uber executive suggested that the company could spread the details of a female journalist’s personal life in [...]

Yellow Tail founder faces charges in drug ring

One of the founders of Yellow Tail wine has been charged with involvement in a drug ring. For the details, we cut to this from the crime editor of the Sydney Morning Herald: Marcello Casella, the youngest brother in Australia’s largest...Show More Summary

Error'd: Just Testing the News

Thanks to Jesse S. we know that the Sydney Morning Herald isn't afraid to do their testing in Production. "I can't wait to play the Michigan Mega Millions lottery this week," wrote Paul L., "Who knows? I might just win an undefined amount...Show More Summary

Who cares if true? Fairfax slimes Shari Markson with ABC help

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald claimed The Australian’s Sharri Markson was evicted from the Emirates’ Melbourne Cup marquee after requesting an interview with…

Any sorry from Fairfax for framing Howard?

I thought The Age and Sydney Morning Herald had verballed John Howard: The Age is either better than me at…

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