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October 2009

Paul Barry : Random House Australia : A FAILURE YET AGAIN

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Paul Barry, Author

Random House Australia, (CEO: Dame Gail Rebuck), Oct, 2009

“Who wants to be a billionaire? The James Packer Story”

…Barry delights in writing what he perceives as others’ failures

As a journalist and author he has been mediocre at best. His contributions to television have been abject failures. His ugly smirk never endeared him to TV audiences, and the powers that be quickly ensured his demise as a reporter.

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Adam Shand and Nick Coe : A Current Affair : Deliberately Deceiving

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Nick Coe, A Current Affair, Nine Network

Adam Shand, Presenter

Nick Coe, Producer

A Current Affair, Nine Network (CEO: David Gyngell), Nine Entertainment Co. (Chairman: Peter Bush), CVC Capital Partners Limited (Partner and Group Finance Director: Mark Grizzelle), 26 August, 2009

The poor standards of journalistic integrity are best represented by “A Current Affair”. They try to sensationalise their stories by deliberately deceiving anyone who may help them achieve their aims. The journalist and the producer share the blame.

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Ben Butler : Herald Sun : Appalling Lack of Any Business Knowledge

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Ben Butler, Journalist

Herald Sun, News Corporation ASX:NWS, 23 September, 2009

 

Herald Sun – 24 September, 2009 (repeat)

The title ‘business affairs editor” appears under his name, but his articles display an appalling lack of any business knowledge. There is no doubt that despite his ability to confirm a proposed story as being factual, he is not disposed to do so. This allows him to write a story embellished with incorrect facts, and worsened by ommission of explanations, which instantaneously destroys the foundation of the story.

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