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, June 25, 2012

Support private media: $59/mth get AFR online; or $6 extra get online + paper + 35 magazines

The Financial Review is undoubtedly the best financial newspaper in Australia. You can get 100% access online for only $59/mth, or for just $6/mth extra get full digital access, the newspaper, and 35 or so magazine issues a year (including the award-winning AFR Magazine and AFR Boss)...I support the government investing $1.2bn per annum of our taxes to underwrite the ABC and SBS. It's also important we support the best private media by paying for their products...