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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