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."

Monday, July 16, 2012

Want to fund a new, independent media business?

It seemed to payoff for Mark Carnegie and John Wylie with Eureka Report and Business Spectator. So if you are interested in underwriting a greenfields media enterprise, speak to Charis Palmer, who has just resigned as editor over at Business Spectator following the News Ltd acquisition. I worked with Charis and found her to be a thoughtful and effective operator.