The author has been described by News Ltd as an "iconoclast", "Svengali", a pollie's "economist muse", and "pungently accurate". Fairfax says he is a "Renaissance man" and "one of Australia’s most respected analysts." Stephen Koukoulas concludes that he is "85% right", and "would make a great Opposition leader." Terry McCrann claims the author thinks "‘nuance’ is a trendy village in the south of France", but can be "scintillating" when he thinks "clearly". The ACTU reckons he’s "an enigma wrapped in a Bloomberg terminal, wrapped in some apparently well-honed abs."

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dropping the AFR's pay wall...finally

I guess I missed this speculation...But it is referred to in this interview with the new Fairfax CEO, Greg Hywood. It will be very exciting to see what Brett Clegg does with the AFR online. I may be wrong, but it looks like they have already turned off the Google block, which is sensible. Now how about some reader comments and blogs!

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