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Craig Thomson And The Golden Thread

In this anodyne age when we’re all so quick to take offence, the hasty presumption of guilt still holds sway.

This is Kieran Gilbert’s interview with Craig Thomson’s lawyer Chris McArdle, on Sky News. McArdle offers an unfashionable defence of some important legal principles.

The interview followed a police raid on the Labor MP’s home this morning.



On Alan Jones, Politics And Narcissism

A lively encounter between Peter van Onselen and Michael Kroger last night.

The debate took place on Showdown on Sky News.



John Howard Returns To The Fray

The former Prime Minister, John Howard, has returned to the political fray with an interview on Fox News and screened on Sky News Australia.

The interview comes one day in advance of the premiere of the the ABC television series, The Howard Years.



Election Count: 2003 NSW State Election

This is the audio of Sky News television coverage of the 2003 New South Wales state election count.

The ALP won its third consecutive victory under the leadership of Bob Carr. The government was first elected in 1995 and re-elected in 1999.

It was Carr’s last election. He retired in 2005. [Read more…]