In other news, the Herald Sun is scrapping their daily arts section. It was a waste of space really, who even goes to the theatre/movies/art galleries/gigs in Melbourne really? Give us more gossip and sport.
Catherine the Great
Monday, May 17, 2010
My favourite columnist for the Age, Catherine Deveny, was sacked for comments she made on Twitter. You can read her reaction to the sacking in an article on the Drum here. The Age tried to sack her last year (or the year before) but popular opinion prevented their attempts. I think that the twitter 'incident' was just their excuse to do what they've always wanted to do. I don't think you should be sacked for a few satirical comments on a social networking site, especially when you are employed as an opinion writer and satirist