Tag: andrew olle media lecture

  • Big Events

    Big Events

    “I think she might be Scomo’s biggest mistake”, an “old leftie” whispered into my ear at the Andrew Olle Media Lecture.

    There was a perception, rightly or wrongly, that the appointment of Ita Buttrose as ABC Chair was simply another political appointment and that Ita would do the “government’s bidding”.… Read the rest

  • Andrew Olle Media Lecture 2019

    Andrew Olle Media Lecture 2019

    I took a rebel stand on my outfit for this year’s “Andrew Olle Media Lecture”. Though I’ve been attending the lecture for over twenty years (only missing one, the year I lived in Western Australia) dressing for it is pretty simple.… Read the rest

  • Never Drink During The Speech

    Never Drink During The Speech

    A colleague messaged me yesterday saying “I just watched Caroline Wilson’s speech. I saw you in the crowd”. He was referring to the Andrew Olle Media Lecture, which I’ve written about previously.… Read the rest

  • Andrew Olle Media Lecture

    Andrew Olle Media Lecture

    Once again, the Andrew Olle Media Lecture, which I’ve been attending for over twenty years, delivered. A terrific speech about sports journalism, and the changing face of media, viewed from the perspective of award winning footy writer, Caroline Wilson.… Read the rest

  • Andrew Olle Media Lecture

    Andrew Olle Media Lecture

    One of the regular highlights of my year is attending the Andrew Olle Media Lecture. Andrew was an Australian journalist who embodied so many of the great principles of journalism who died suddenly from a brain cancer, aged 47.… Read the rest

  • Olle Scholars

    Olle Scholars

    “OMG, I was in a meeting the other week, and I realised I was one of the ‘older people’ in the room”, I told a colleague earlier tonight. “I was no longer ‘the bright young thing’.… Read the rest