Rupert Murdoch expands his empire (again) … British PM Theresa May in Murdoch’s pocket … Aleppo and Mosul: tale of two cities … Australia drawn deeper into Middle East quicksand … Phillip Knightley’s take on war correspondents … Rupert Murdoch: local and global This week Rupert Murdoch secured full ownership of my local paper, The…

Phillip Knightley, master craftsman of newspaper journalism, leaves a legacy of accuracy, independence and getting stuck into the rich and privileged … Mainstream media straining for rebirth of fascism … Why media got Austria so wrong …. Time to fight for the ABC Personal tribute to my captain Phillip George Knightley, newspaper journalist par excellence,…

Liberal Party’s anti-Turnbull saboteurs recruit two Labor identities … Israeli defence strategist suggests “soft” approach to ISIS … Media on course of self-destruction … Great Crashing Bores continued … Tony Abbott’s poisonous campaign to destroy Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has recruited two new allies – former Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd and former Labor spin…

  Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull faces political death from the scorpion stings of Tony Abbott … Greyhound racing falsifies support … Demand Buck Palace releases Gough Whitlam dossier … Nobel Prize winners march for Palestine … My draft list of future plebiscites … George Brandis at Festival of Dangerous Ideas … Great Crashing Bores cont….

Washington bans future use of private jails … Global security firms lobby Australian politicians to step up prison privatisation … Canberra’s new double act: The Pauline Hanson & James Ashby Show … Festival of Dangerous Ideas featuring John Howard … Great Crashing Bores continued … US ban on privately-owned jails In Washington DC on August…

Simple way to end the barbaric culture of greyhound racing … Britain’s UKIP in disintegration … War crimes in Yemen: but don’t mention Australian involvement … Media corrupted in New York and Australia … Festival of Dangerous Ideas – 2 … Great Crashing Bores continued How to stop greyhound savagery There is a simple way…

Why Scientology enjoys hidden protection from Oz politicians …Senator Nick Xenophon is the sole exception … how Rupert Murdoch became scientology’s public enemy No 1 … Israel’s nuclear arsenal revealed … Great Crashing Bores continued …. US cult’s dream run in Oz SOUTH Australian Senator Nick Xenophon this week launched “Fair Game – The incredible…