What is the proper position to assume in contemporary media? What is the best way to describe the discussion in this podcast?
This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at the Hurstville Ritz Hotel in Hurstville on Saturday 4 June 2016. There’s talk of satire, Tony Abbott, Donald Trump, Malcolm Turnbull, refugees, cartoons, BuzzFeed, human rights.
The panellists are, in order of introduction:
- Mark Humphries, comedy writer and performer for SBS TV’s The Feed, ABC TV’s News Breakast, The Chaser Quarterly, and formerly of The Roast.
- Cathy Wilcox, cartoonist for the Sydney Morning Herald.
- Paul Wallbank, writer, broadcaster and troublemaker covering business and tech. Described as ‘brain damaged’ by the Australian Prime Minister.
- Margot Saville, freelance writer, Sydney correspondent for Crikey, author of The Battle for Bennelong.
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- Cathy Wilcox’s cartoon Not Drowning, 1 May 2016.
- Margot Saville’s Guess who’s coming to dinner? Tony and Peta leave together, after a riotous evening, Crikey, 24 May 2016.
- Nicholas Fryer may be found at nickfryer.net.
- More to come…
- The 9pm Edict theme by mansardian via The Freesound Project.
- Edict fanfare by neonaeon, via The Freesound Project.
- Elephant Stamp theme by Joshua Mehlman.
- Photograph of the Trinity atmospheric nuclear test, July 1945, by the US Government via Wikimedia Commons.
[Photo: The 9pm Edict Public House Forum 3 being recorded, with (left to right) Mark Humphries, Cathy Wilcox, Paul Wallbank, Margot Saville, and Stilgherrian on 4 June 2016. Photo ©2016 oberonsghost, all rights reserved.]