What makes a journalist?

What makes a journalist?

The Scrum is a weekly deep-dive into the murky waters of Australian media, presented by The Politics.  How did you feel about the sight of white-maned Julian Assange striding across the Canberra airport tarmac with fist held high last week, defiant as ever after more...
Which Democrat will be on the ballot on November 5?

Which Democrat will be on the ballot on November 5?

Remember the Choose Your Own Adventure books? You’d be following the story of some plucky kid who’s looking for treasure, say, and at certain points you’d be offered the choice: “Do you want Dave to go into the dark cave? Turn to page 23! If not, turn to page...
Biden and Trump return to the debate stage

Biden and Trump return to the debate stage

Friday morning Australian time, President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump will face off in the first of two scheduled debates before the November 5 election. For reasons I’ll go into below, the event is unusual in any number of ways and, given the...