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Crikey! Mayne and Milne’s most Excellent Adventure


The Walkley Awards are all about Excellence in Journalism. And now, one assumes, Pugilism. So after the kerfuffle between Crikey’s Stephen Mayne and NewsCorp’s Glenn Milne we ask – what award will Glenn Milne will receive?

“Come on settle down, it’s nothing special – just another pissed journo,” he(Stephen Mayne) told the audience.

He appeared unfazed by the incident and said he had a special announcement to make on behalf of Rupert Murdoch.

“That is the former Sunday Telegraph political correspondent Glenn Milne, sponsored by Fosters,” he said

Glenn Milne waltzing with security(?) at the Walkley Awards. Foto gracias to The Age

The ABC reported on it, as did The Age, NineMSN and Sydney Morning Herald. Oh and Sky News Australia. Eight blogs have picked up on it.. so far. I think this is going to be huuuuuge in the blogosphere. And no, not just at The Other Cheek or Tim Blair. I love it – Journalism Generated Content as reported by Citizen Media. I had an extremely boozy night myself last night – but nothing so interesting as this. Not even a wardrobe malfunction. Clearly, I hang out with the wrong crowd…

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

3 thoughts on “Crikey! Mayne and Milne’s most Excellent Adventure

  1. yessirree, but better a bit of argybargy than slapNtickle. Speaking for myself of course, not sure what Stephen M might prefer 🙂

    now, why doesn’t sbs.tv or videodome or roo or whoever enable comments on their videos? 🙁

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