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

Musgrove, Brian (2006) David Williamson in the dock: paranoia, propaganda and 'the people'. Overland, 182. pp. 13-19. ISSN 0030-7416

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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.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information (displayed to public): Copyright remains the property of the author. Issue also has an ISBN: 0 9775171 4 4.
Depositing User: Dr Brian Musgrove
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - No Department
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:12
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2013 06:30
Uncontrolled Keywords: David Williamson; the Bulletin; 'Cruise Ship Australia'; Australian media; public opinion; vilification
Fields of Research (FoR): 20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2099 Other Language, Communication and Culture > 209999 Language, Communication and Culture not elsewhere classified
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200104 Media Studies
16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160806 Social Theory
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2689

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