ABC Rage

30 years of Rage, and no signs of quietening

Music video program Rage made its debut on ABC TV 30 years ago this week, on Friday 17 April 1987. At the time of its debut Rage was one of five similar music video programs on Australian TV including Video Hits and a lo...
Noel Anderson Audrey Hepburn and I Consider Our Assets

Never Create An Australian Musical

It’s late October 2015 and you’re standing in the Melba Spiegeltent in Collingwood, time is running out, you’re trying to focus lights, there is less than an hour before the tent staff go into overtime, everything that c...
Clementine Ford

Young people, the media and Gangland 20 years on

In 1997, Mark Davis published Gangland: Cultural elites and the new generationalism. The book analysed some of the ways in which “young people” were being misrepresented and/or underrepresented in Australian media and in...