154 – Maddison Connaughton

Maddison Connaughton is the editor of The Saturday Paper. She’s written for Vice News, SBS, The Australian, The Age and others and has been twice-nominated for the Walkley Award for Young Australian of the Year.

Here Maddison discusses why she became a journalist, her thoughts on her role as an editor and the ideological position of her paper, Ita Buttrose’s comments on the loss of “larrikins” and political correctness and the dearth of new ideas in Australian political discourse.

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I’m doing two fun gigs in Melbourne this week

I’ll be performing at Just For Laughs Sydney at the Opera House on Saturday November 2nd

Felicity Ward’s piece on abortion rights for The Mash Report that I helped out (a little) with

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Maddison’s writing for Vice

The 7am podcast (7ampodcast.com.au)

Margaret Simons’ profile on Jacquie Lambie

Saturday Paper’s Editorials

Episode 33 with Erik Jensen

ARTICLE: Political correctness has gone too far in Australia, says ABC Chair Ita Buttrose

The Saturday Paper editorial, The untold joke 

The Australian editorial, Endangered larrikins ($) 

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