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#analjones Claire G. Coleman

The hashtag #AnalJones predictably inspired controversy as it trended on Twitter tonight. Award-winning Wirlomin Noongar author Claire G Coleman kicked off the hashtag earlier in the day. Claire tweeted, “It would be such a shame if everybody accidentally misspelled Alan Jones and #AnalJones started trending, wouldn’t it.” It would be such a shame if everybody …

dear alan jones not the bloody flu

Dear Alan Jones, on your television show last night, you described the pandemic as having “a fatality rate little different to a bad flu season.” Mr Jones, this is not the bloody flu. Respiratory diseases from seasonal influenza kill up to 650,000 people a year globally. That’s out of the approximately one billion people that …

covid karen covidiots

Australia recently celebrated the rise of our own COVID Karens. Pandemic culture employs ‘Karen’ as shorthand for covidiots — the attention seekers who deny science and disrupt our fight against the virus. Karen memes focus on women, but a glance over the history of the pandemic thus far shows the COVID Karens who wreak the …

acma alan jones

An investigation by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) today found 2GB in breach of broadcasting rules due to inaccurate comments Alan Jones made about climate change. ACMA also breached 2GB over decency rules because of comments by the retiring broadcaster regarding Jacinda Ardern. ACMA received more than 125 complaints about a broadcast by …

alan jones to retire 2gb

Breaking: Alan Jones to retire. Shock jock Alan Jones announced his retirement from Sydney radio this morning. The controversial broadcaster will finish at 2GB on 29 May. Jones announced his retirement to breakfast show listeners this morning. Comments denigrating women Last year, the 79-year-old signed another two-year contract with 2GB’s owner Nine Radio. However, his …

jake thrupp alan jones

Alan Jones, currently broadcasting from isolation on his luxurious rural retreat, just lost his second butler in six months. This comes soon after the broadcaster’s assistant Jake Thrupp and his parents threatened legal action against a website owner. Journalist Shane Dowling made assertions about the nature of Thrupp’s relationship with Jones. Jones lost his previous …

wisdom of alan jones covid-19

In a time of crisis, Australia, of course, turns to the Collected Wit & Wisdom of Alan Jones. Because, in the era of COVID-19, if you didn’t laugh, you’d cry. Jones yesterday described the response to the worldwide pandemic as ‘the health version of global warming’. Some people in this world got through life until …

Alan Jones says Greens "unfaitly blamed"

Alan Jones this morning described the Greens as “unfairly blamed” for the fuel load issue allegedly contributing to the bushfire crisis. Further, he said the government had the responsibility to take action and lead. He told 2GB’s John Stanley that the government had failed. “This was preventable.”  Jones actually turned up as a guest on …