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Rumpole
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Thanks Gussy. I'll try and catch up on iView.

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September 1, 2018 at 12:33 AM Flag Quote & Reply

gusset
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Rumpole at September 1, 2018 at 12:33 AM

Thanks Gussy. I'll try and catch up on iView.

I'd be interested in your opinion.

September 1, 2018 at 12:55 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Photon
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The Parrot squawks tonight on Q&A.

Yes, shock jock Alan Jones is one of the guests tonight.

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/

 

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September 2, 2018 at 9:21 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Rumpole
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Photon at September 2, 2018 at 9:21 PM

The Parrot squawks tonight on Q&A.

Yes, shock jock Alan Jones is one of the guests tonight.

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/

 

I doubt if he'll be too popular after his role in the coup.


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September 2, 2018 at 11:26 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Photon
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Rumpole at September 2, 2018 at 11:26 PM

Photon at September 2, 2018 at 9:21 PM

The Parrot squawks tonight on Q&A.

Yes, shock jock Alan Jones is one of the guests tonight.

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/

 

I doubt if he'll be too popular after his role in the coup.


You were right about Jones.

The Parrot had very limited support from the Q&A audience.

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September 3, 2018 at 11:17 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Rumpole
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Photon at September 3, 2018 at 11:17 PM

Rumpole at September 2, 2018 at 11:26 PM

Photon at September 2, 2018 at 9:21 PM

The Parrot squawks tonight on Q&A.

Yes, shock jock Alan Jones is one of the guests tonight.

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/

 

I doubt if he'll be too popular after his role in the coup.


You were right about Jones.

The Parrot had very limited support from the Q&A audience.

Jones has more to worry about than the Q&A audience.


http://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/episodes/alan-jones-defamation-trial/9972190

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September 4, 2018 at 3:35 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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Rumpole at September 4, 2018 at 3:35 AM

Photon at September 3, 2018 at 11:17 PM

Rumpole at September 2, 2018 at 11:26 PM

Photon at September 2, 2018 at 9:21 PM

The Parrot squawks tonight on Q&A.

Yes, shock jock Alan Jones is one of the guests tonight.

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/

 

I doubt if he'll be too popular after his role in the coup.


You were right about Jones.

The Parrot had very limited support from the Q&A audience.

Jones has more to worry about than the Q&A audience.


http://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/episodes/alan-jones-defamation-trial/9972190

September 4, 2018 at 11:56 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Photon
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Photon at September 4, 2018 at 11:56 PM

Rumpole at September 4, 2018 at 3:35 AM

Photon at September 3, 2018 at 11:17 PM

Rumpole at September 2, 2018 at 11:26 PM

Photon at September 2, 2018 at 9:21 PM

The Parrot squawks tonight on Q&A.

Yes, shock jock Alan Jones is one of the guests tonight.

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/

 

I doubt if he'll be too popular after his role in the coup.


You were right about Jones.

The Parrot had very limited support from the Q&A audience.

Jones has more to worry about than the Q&A audience.


http://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/episodes/alan-jones-defamation-trial/9972190

If The Parrot loses that court case his pockets will be very empty.

We eagerly wait for the verdict.  :|

 

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September 4, 2018 at 11:58 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Tardis001
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Who saw 4 Corners on Monday night? There seems to be division within the ABC as to whether or not Steve Bannon should have been given a platform to espouse his far right views. Although I felt a bit shell-shocked that the ABC aired some of those views, I thought that Sarah Ferguson did very well in challenging them during the interview. https://www.theguardian.com/media/commentisfree/2018/sep/07/steve-bannon-backlash-as-four-corners-interview-splits-the-abc
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September 7, 2018 at 12:21 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Rumpole
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Tardis001 at September 7, 2018 at 12:21 AM

Who saw 4 Corners on Monday night? There seems to be division within the ABC as to whether or not Steve Bannon should have been given a platform to espouse his far right views. Although I felt a bit shell-shocked that the ABC aired some of those views, I thought that Sarah Ferguson did very well in challenging them during the interview. https://www.theguardian.com/media/commentisfree/2018/sep/07/steve-bannon-backlash-as-four-corners-interview-splits-the-abc

Yes I saw the program and found it very interesting even though I don't agree with Bannon's views overall, there were some threads of truth in what he said as there is in what most people say.

Just because someone is viewed as "far Right" or "far Left" doesn't mean that they should be banned from putting their views across, and we should not be afraid of listening to views we on't agree with because it challenges our intellect to come up with counter arguements.


As you say, Sarah Ferguson did an excellent job as Bannon acknowledged.


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September 7, 2018 at 1:43 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Tardis001
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Rumpole at September 7, 2018 at 1:43 AM

Tardis001 at September 7, 2018 at 12:21 AM

Who saw 4 Corners on Monday night? There seems to be division within the ABC as to whether or not Steve Bannon should have been given a platform to espouse his far right views. Although I felt a bit shell-shocked that the ABC aired some of those views, I thought that Sarah Ferguson did very well in challenging them during the interview. https://www.theguardian.com/media/commentisfree/2018/sep/07/steve-bannon-backlash-as-four-corners-interview-splits-the-abc

Yes I saw the program and found it very interesting even though I don't agree with Bannon's views overall, there were some threads of truth in what he said as there is in what most people say.

Just because someone is viewed as "far Right" or "far Left" doesn't mean that they should be banned from putting their views across, and we should not be afraid of listening to views we on't agree with because it challenges our intellect to come up with counter arguements.


As you say, Sarah Ferguson did an excellent job as Bannon acknowledged.


There was actually quite a good discussion of the Bannon interview on The Drum last night. All but one panellist supported the interview, saying that it was important to allow extremist views to be aired publicly in an interview situation, so that they can be challenged publicly. Otherwise, extremists work behind the scenes and the public aren't aware of their backroom actions. A good point raised was that the interview should have been balanced by having someone (other than the reporter) with opposing views, so that the topics could have been debated more openly.
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September 7, 2018 at 9:01 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Rumpole
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Tardis001 at September 7, 2018 at 9:01 PM

Rumpole at September 7, 2018 at 1:43 AM

Tardis001 at September 7, 2018 at 12:21 AM

Who saw 4 Corners on Monday night? There seems to be division within the ABC as to whether or not Steve Bannon should have been given a platform to espouse his far right views. Although I felt a bit shell-shocked that the ABC aired some of those views, I thought that Sarah Ferguson did very well in challenging them during the interview. https://www.theguardian.com/media/commentisfree/2018/sep/07/steve-bannon-backlash-as-four-corners-interview-splits-the-abc

Yes I saw the program and found it very interesting even though I don't agree with Bannon's views overall, there were some threads of truth in what he said as there is in what most people say.

Just because someone is viewed as "far Right" or "far Left" doesn't mean that they should be banned from putting their views across, and we should not be afraid of listening to views we on't agree with because it challenges our intellect to come up with counter arguements.


As you say, Sarah Ferguson did an excellent job as Bannon acknowledged.


There was actually quite a good discussion of the Bannon interview on The Drum last night. All but one panellist supported the interview, saying that it was important to allow extremist views to be aired publicly in an interview situation, so that they can be challenged publicly. Otherwise, extremists work behind the scenes and the public aren't aware of their backroom actions. A good point raised was that the interview should have been balanced by having someone (other than the reporter) with opposing views, so that the topics could have been debated more openly.

I agreed with what David Marr said on The Drum, we have to air these views so they can be challenged.


Mybe Bannon vs Bernie Sanders would be a good contest.

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September 7, 2018 at 9:19 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Rumpole
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That kid on the right on tonights Q&A is 15 and was the most sensible and well spoken person I've seen on TV in a long time.


Good on him.


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September 10, 2018 at 8:37 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Tardis001
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Rumpole at September 10, 2018 at 8:37 AM

That kid on the right on tonights Q&A is 15 and was the most sensible and well spoken person I've seen on TV in a long time.


Good on him.


Dylan for PM.

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September 10, 2018 at 9:53 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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I’ve become quite a big fan of Police 24 hrs in Custody...shites all over COPS

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November 5, 2018 at 4:06 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Rumpole
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Anyone watching Barrenjoey Road ?


What do you think of it ?


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November 6, 2018 at 5:29 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Tardis001
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Yes, fascinating.  Will be interesting to see how it concludes next week.  I had not heard about this case before the documentary series went to air.  

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November 6, 2018 at 6:33 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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Tardis001 at November 6, 2018 at 6:33 PM

Yes, fascinating.  Will be interesting to see how it concludes next week.  I had not heard about this case before the documentary series went to air.  

I thought it was an important story to tell, I just thought the presenter was a bit out of her depth and the show itself was a bit light on and needed more resources including a seasoned presenter.


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November 6, 2018 at 9:16 PM Flag Quote & Reply

gusset
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I have yet to watch the second episode of Barrenjoey Road which I too found interesting. Meantime, did anyone watch the previous documentary about the case of Keli Lane? As a result of the programme, new witnesses have come forward with information that was never sought before. It seems it was a case poorly handled by the police.
November 6, 2018 at 9:39 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Rumpole
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gusset at November 6, 2018 at 9:39 PM

I have yet to watch the second episode of Barrenjoey Road which I too found interesting. Meantime, did anyone watch the previous documentary about the case of Keli Lane? As a result of the programme, new witnesses have come forward with information that was never sought before. It seems it was a case poorly handled by the police.


Yes I did watch the Kelli Lane program. Intriguing.


The fact that the case affected the judge so much that he never handled another criminal case seems to show that the case was flawed.


I still have a nagging feeling that she did it, but whether that was proved is another matter.


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November 6, 2018 at 9:43 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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