Girls, Lingerie and Money? Stop the Presses!

Modern commentators often bemoan the current state of journalism.

They often point to the lowering of journalistic standards due to budget constraints, an obsession with celebrity culture and an over-reliance on stories designed purely to shock or titillate. If only journalists had the same integrity they had in the good old days then politicians would be held to account, investigative reporting would uncover Continue reading

Drink Spike Bust!!! Oh….

So it seems that it’s not just us here at the Notes who had issues with the piss poor journalism of David Ecclestone (Read our earlier criticism here). According to the media diary of The Australian, it seems the police had some issues as well…

Police have confirmed officers were called to the Regatta Hotel on Friday September 4 after bar staff noticed a man tampering with a girl’s Continue reading

Drink Spike Terror

Australian television viewers were last night treated to a brilliant satire showing how modern investigative journalism treats us like infants. On last night’s Today Tonight show, David Ecclestone, posing as an “investigative journalist”, raised that grand old scare story “Drink Spiking”.

You can tell your drink has been spiked when Australian Idol begins to feel entertaining

You can tell your drink has been spiked when Australian Idol begins to feel entertaining

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