Martin Flanagan (@Martin_Flanagan )

Martin Flanagan

Bio Author & journalist who writes on sport, Australian culture & the relationship between indigenous & non-indigenous Australia. Email
Location Melbourne, Australia
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Account created 06-05-2011 03:20:08
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Twitter Web App : Attention Ricky Gervais: material aplenty for new comedy titled The Meeting…

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À la rencontre du plaisir (Towards Pleasure)

iPhone : Having moved from the country to the city, one thing i can say about our regional Victorian communities. They may be conservative, but they are not small. They are not mean. They are not divisive. They are big of spirit. Bolt knows nothing of these things.

Twitter Web App : When did Andrew Bolt write one (1) story that expressed a love of Melbourne? Of its history, traditions, great characters? Bolt was a virus in its veins. His job was to make it feverish, ill-tempered, tearing at itself. What he served was the Murdoch business model.

iPhone : So long as the ABC, now backed into a corner by this cohort of cowardly grubs, is prepared to stick up for itself and not lie down and cop the crap. There is plenty of support from the great unwashed - but we want to see a bit of stiffener in those under attack. #auspol…

iPhone : If you have not seen it, my answer when asked: what are 3-4 immediate changes in political journalism that would get things moving in the right direction.…

iPhone : The Murdoch media fuels LNP outrage at ABC #4corners for allegedly hiring a private investigator (they deny it). Has NewsCorp forgotten its own record of hiring private eyes, bribing police & hacking into peoples phones? Murdoch has a PhD in hypocrisy. #MurdochRoyalCommission…

iPhone : Not only are they perpetuating a lie but they are being monstrously hypocritical. Newscorps shocking journalistic standards are on the public record worldwide.…

Twitter Web App : sharks also are the invariable outriders of all slave ships crossing the Atlantic, systematically trotting alongside, to be handy in case a parcel is to be carried anywhere, or a dead slave to be decently buried