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PostSubject: *~Site of the day~*   Sun 7 Feb 2010 - 12:13

http://www.thepunch.com.au/


Smile... I think this might come in handy for when we open the news and media forums here tomorrow.

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PostSubject: Re: *~Site of the day~*   Tue 9 Feb 2010 - 11:33

What's in the punch...pineapple juice, orange juice....vodka, gin, white rum??
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PostSubject: Re: *~Site of the day~*   Tue 9 Feb 2010 - 11:36

Demonoid'll do me.
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PostSubject: Re: *~Site of the day~*   Wed 10 Feb 2010 - 11:07

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PostSubject: Re: *~Site of the day~*   Wed 10 Feb 2010 - 11:15





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PostSubject: Re: *~Site of the day~*   Thu 11 Feb 2010 - 5:59

http://www.writingforums.org/index.php?s=21891810181a51cb5da2654e0276baf7


Someone asked me a while back on Yahoo what forum I like to frequent from time to time, other than where I used to post.

Well, there are a few, but this one is of particular interest to those who are interested in writing.


Enjoy.

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Ps. I know it's not normal practice to promote 'others' sites on your own board, lol but I am a firm believer in sharing resources wherever possible... and figure if people find some place online they think others might enjoy also, then why not share it?


Hope you like it.
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PostSubject: Re: *~Site of the day~*   Thu 6 May 2010 - 2:43

http://newmatilda.com/

Not bad!



About Us

Launched in August 2004, newmatilda.com is an Australian website of news, analysis and satire. Believing that robust media is fundamental to a healthy democracy, newmatilda.com is fiercely independent — it has no affiliation with any political party, lobby group or other media organisation.

newmatilda.com provides intelligent coverage of Australian politics, business, consumerism, civil society, international affairs, media and culture. It makes an important contribution to balancing public debate by actively seeking out new information and perspectives that are not otherwise heard. Our articles provide an understanding of current events against a broad historical and political backdrop that goes beyond that provided by the mainstream media.

newmatilda.com publishes the work of writers from a wide range of backgrounds. They are journalists, current and former politicians, lawyers, critical and creative thinkers, bloggers, policy-wonks and satirists. Unsolicited submissions are welcome. Click here for information.

Registering with newmatilda.com is free and allows you to keep up with what is being published via an email digest. Registered readers can choose to receive notice of the latest content by favourite writers or of topics of interest. They are also encouraged to participate in debates on the issues we cover through the comments section that follows each article.

You can follow us on Twitter and join our Facebook fan page.

We also have an online store where you can purchase items such as T-shirts, bags and caps.

Frequently asked questions are listed here. You can also contact us with a question or comment.

For a full list of our prominent and featured writers, visit our writers page.
newmatilda.com is run by a small team based in Sydney. This is who we are:
Marni Cordell, Editor

Marni has been with newmatilda.com since 2005 — first as Associate Editor, and then as Editor since December 2007. She has worked as a journalist and editor in independent media for the past 12 years. She was founding co-editor of Spinach7 magazine, co-editor of The Next Big Thing edition of the Griffith REVIEW and has been a freelancer for outlets as diverse as Punk Planet in the US and Radio Australia’s Pacific Beat program. She has a Master of Arts in Journalism.
Rod McGuinness, Managing Editor

Rod has worked in the arts, the community sector and the corporate world. He was an independent film producer at True Vision and a producer in theatre for Hair of the Dog Productions, as well as a number of roles with Griffin Theatre Company. He was manager of the Arts Law Legal Centre and business manager with Beasley Intercultural before commencing with newmatilda.com in 2004.
Brendan Phelan, Associate Editor

Brendan has worked as an editor, subeditor, ghostwriter, researcher and freelance writer for a range of magazines and newspapers in Australia and the UK, including The Human Rights Defender, That's Life! and the London Times. He was a co-founder of Lanfranchi’s Memorial Discothèque, a multi-purpose venue in Sydney.
Catriona Menzies-Pike, Associate Editor

Catriona has taught modern English and American Literature to undergraduates in Sydney since 2002. She currently edits InSight, the monthly policy journal of the Centre for Policy Development and co-edits M/C Reviews. She has a PhD in English Literature and has worked as a writer, editor, and researcher in both academic and civilian contexts.
Phil Rutherford, Advertising Manager
Phil has been in marketing and sales for approaching 20 years but is new to online media. Phil worked in the UK and New Zealand before moving to Sydney in 2007. Phil’s work has been in a diverse range of industries including construction of low cost housing for rent, manufacturing, professional services consultancy and computer software.

Ben Eltham, National Affairs Correspondent
Ben Eltham is newmatilda.com's National Affairs Correspondent. He is a Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development (CPD) and an Associate Fellow of Eidos. He trained to postgraduate level in neuroscience and is currently completing a PhD at the University of Western Sydney's Centre for Cultural Research. Ben is currently co-writing a book for UNSW Press about Australian public policy with CPD Director Miriam Lyons, to be released in early 2009.
Mustafa Qadri, Middle East and South Asia Correspondent

Mustafa Qadri has reported widely from Israel and Palestine, London and Pakistan. He used to be a lawyer specialising in public international law and has worked at the Australian Attorney-General’s Department representing the Government in native title claims and international crime treaty negotiations.
Ben Pobjie, Resident Satirist

Ben Pobjie is a writer, poet and comedian who has been a fixture on Melbourne’s comedy and spoken word performance scenes for the past five years. In other lives, Ben is a bit of a game show aficionado. He was a winner on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, scoring $125,000; Deal Or No Deal, bringing in $20,000; and The Einstein Factor (defeated by a Eurovision specialist in the second round). You can choose from a range of T-shirts and other items featuring one of Ben's funniest quotes at newmatilda.com's online store.
Jennifer Mills, Oracle

Jen "Jen" Mills is newmatilda.com's resident astrologist (the Down to Earth Starguide for Skeptics and Cynics can be found here every Monday morning). When she's not being psychic, she writes fiction, poetry and essays and dabbles in journalism. Her debut novel, The Diamond Anchor, will be published by University of Queensland Press in 2009.
Dan Edwards, China Correspondent

Dan Edwards lives and works in Beijing, where he spent two years in the gulag of Chinese state media. When not writing for newmatilda.com, he is the part-time web editor of The Beijinger magazine. He has also written about China for The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, RealTime and the Beijing edition of Time Out. When not consumed by life in the People’s Republic, he writes about his other passions of film, photography and music. His website can be found at www.danedwards.net

Some of newmatilda.com's regular writers are listed here.


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