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News Corp forecast profit jump in light of recent tragedies

20 December, 2014. 13:39 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact News Corp forecast to make company record profit in the Christmas quarter. Multinational media outlet accused of "profiteering on the collective pain and sadness of millions". Rupert Murdoch reportedly unapologetic but offers condolences to "loved ones". Murdoch: "We're not the only ones reporting the news - everybody else is doing it". TRANS-GLOBAL MEDIA ORGANISATION News...

Kanye West is dropping a surprise 2014 Christmas album next week

10 December, 2014. 12:14 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected] Kanye West has revealed the name and release date of his seventh studio album today, in a shock announcement on Chicago hip-hop station, WGCI 107.5 The album is set to be released in the very near future, by the end of next week in fact. "Ye has got something special for ya'll. It's a...

NSW Government Gives Green Light To Marijuana-Inhaling Rooms

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | [email protected] CITY OF SYDNEY council has controversially voted in favour of making the King's Cross marijuana inhaling room permanent from next year. The motion was passed by Lord Mayor Clover Moore, saying that marijuana addicts need a safe place to consume their cannabis. In May 2001 the first inhaling room opened its doors for a trial period of 18 months. The...

“Get that s**t off the air!” – ABC to axe local TV current affairs programs

29 November, 2014. 12:24 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | [email protected] THE ABC IS planning to cancel local current affairs programs in the coming weeks after it's content offended Malcolm Turnbull. First on the chopping block are local and international current affairs shows, such as local editions of 7.30 and world news program Foreign Correspondent. When veteran ABC broadcaster, Quentin Dempster, says "bye-bye" in...

Nation’s Greatest Blokes Begin ‘Winter Bulking’ For Dance Festival Season

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT As winter approaches, an entire generation of young Aussies are preparing their strict bodybuilding regimes in preparation for the Summer's electronic dance festivals. Third year carpentry apprentice, Joel Simmons, says the 'festival season' is quite an important time of the year for a large portion of Australia's blue-collar men. "It starts in about May when we really start to...

Local Man Cringes To Death While Watching New ABC Comedy Programs

  ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact An elderly man has allegedly cringed to death after watching a string of new comedy programs on the ABC. The 94-year-old man's distraught wife says that her husband fell unconscious while watching Rosehaven and never woke up. It's understood by police that the man was heard to be sighing heavily and groaning in the minutes leading up...

“It’s like ballet meets war” – Hipsters begin to embrace contact sport

Imran Gashkori | Sports Journalist | CONTACT 28 January, 2015. 11:30 In a day and age where Australian youth are able to access a range of music, film, photography and television at the click of a button - it would seem that the cultural elite in this country are spoiled for choice when it comes to the arts. However, according to Newtown resident, Banjo...

Prime Minister under fire for falling asleep during Noel Pearson’s tribute to Gough Whitlam

5 November, 2014. 15:09 STANLEY WORTHINGTON | Sydney Correspondent |[email protected] Those present at today's state memorial for former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam were able to witness history-making speeches and performances array of celebrities and political identities as they paid tribute the man they call 'Comrade'. With appearances from the likes of Cate Blanchett, Kev Carmody, Paul Kelly and just about everyone from both...

8 injured in stampede as police dogs enter nightclub

STANLEY WORTHINGTON | Sydney Correspondent | [email protected] Drug detection canines triggered a human stampede last night at an infamous Sydney nightspot that injured 8 revelers. Two of the victims are listed as being in a serious but stable condition in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. The Ivy Pool Bar on George Street in the inner city was targeted by police after detectives were...

Barron and Kelly hit the road for charity

1 November, 2014. 14:09 DARRYL SEYMOUR | Gossip Guru | [email protected] Their likeness has been the target of comedians and satirists for decades but now Carl Barron and Paul Kelly are settling the issue once and for all. On November 9, both Barron and Kelly will be running the Great Barrier Reef Marathon in Port Douglas for Camp Quality. However, for the loser, their...

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