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Notre Dame: “A deep wound … can be healed”

  • April 16th, 2019
  • Posted by EU Australia

The extensive destruction by fire of Notre Dame Cathedral marks a turning-point after close to a millennium of spiritual affirmation and cultural pride — beckoning revival and a new beginning.

As the Cathedral burned on Tuesday morning Australian time Lee Duffield wrote this reflection on some of the meanings of an event that will touch the life of millions. … Read More »

What Future For Media Reforms?

  • March 25th, 2013
  • Posted by 7thmin

news-of-world-logo2.jpgrupert-murdoch21.jpg leveson-report.jpg stephen-conroy.jpg                                The British government has announced its plan for regulation of the press, with a new complaints procedure; mirrored by far-less successful efforts, and less cooperation among legislators, in Australia.

It followed the media scandals of 2011 and after, which provoked questions on what to do about the London tabloid newspapers. … Read More »

Official Portrait

  • January 12th, 2013
  • Posted by EUEditor

kate-middleton.jpgBritain’s National Portrait Gallery has put on show (11.1.13) the first official portrait of the former Kate Middleton as the Duchess of Cambridge.

Commissioned by the Gallery and painted by Paul Emsley, it follows the subject’s preference to be represented as a “natural” rather than “official” persona. … Read More »

April Foolery

  • April 5th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

champagne-country.jpgSearching out who would wear the poisson d’Avril (fish tagged onto your back; Big April Fool), Le Monde Interactive in France this year  invited users to tell which one, out of eight running news stories was the April Fool’s Day joke. … Read More »