David Williamson in the dock: paranoia, propaganda and 'the people'

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Musgrove, Brian. 2006. "David Williamson in the dock: paranoia, propaganda and 'the people'." Overland. 182, pp. 13-19.
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David Williamson in the dock: paranoia, propaganda and 'the people'

ERA Journal ID11613
Article CategoryArticle
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AuthorMusgrove, Brian
Journal TitleOverland
Journal Citation182, pp. 13-19
Number of Pages7
Year2006
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Australia
ISSN0030-7416
1444-3163
Web Address (URL)http://web.overland.org.au/
Abstract

This article examines the media response to an article in the Bulletin magazine by playwright David Williamson. In late 2005, Williamson published a broadside at contemporary Australian values and social directions, and found himself vilified in the mainstream media.

KeywordsDavid Williamson; the Bulletin; 'Cruise Ship Australia'; Australian media; public opinion; vilification
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020479999. Other language, communication and culture not elsewhere classified
470107. Media studies
441005. Social theory
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Copyright remains the property of the author. Issue also has an ISBN: 0 9775171 4 4.

Byline AffiliationsDepartment of Humanities and International Studies
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