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Mike Carlton

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Mike Carlton is an Australian media commentator and author. He formerly co-hosted the daily breakfast program on Sydney radio station 2UE with Peter FitzSimons and later Sandy Aloisi.
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Watsonia
Don Watson - Nov 17, 2020
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No other writer has journeyed further into the soul of Australia and returned to tell the taleWatsonia collects the fruits of a writing life. It covers everything from Australian bush humour to America gone berserk; from Don Bradman to Oscar Wilde; from Animal Farm to the Australian parliament. Wherever Watson turns his incisive gaze, the results a...
Mike Carlton
Jan 02, 2021
Just finished reading Watsonia, a dazzling collection of Don Watson’s best stuff. Christmas present, couldn’t put it down. God he can write.      source
Scoop
Evelyn Waugh - Dec 11, 2012 (first published in 1938)
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of the century, Scoop is a "thoroughly enjoyable, uproariously funny" satire of the journalism business (New York Times). Lord Copper, newspaper magnate and proprietor of the Daily Beast, has always prided himself on his intuitive flair for spotting ace reporters. That is not to say he ha...
Mike Carlton
Jan 19, 2020
@24mitchclarke @leighsales @hughriminton @Megankstack @PeterStefanovi2 The best book ever written about journalism was Scoop, by Evelyn Waugh. Start there ! And I bet lots of journalists agree...      source