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Thursday 1 March 2012

The Project - Yumi Stynes, George Negus. Plus, ABC uncovers former ADF Facebook group

Here is the clip from the Yumi Stynes and George Negus appearance on The Project last night:

Here is Monday's much-talked about clip:

And then there's this: the ABC was given access to a private Facebook group of former and serving Defence Force members, providing a very disturbing insight into the sexist and racist culture existing inside the ADF ranks.

And this excellent opinion piece from SMH's political correspondent Stephanie Peatling:

She raises some completely pertinent points:

"Yes, The Circle and 7.30 have very different audiences - one is broadcast in the morning on a commercial network while the other shows at night on the ABC.

"But are they so different as to explain the responses to each show?

"What does it say about us that - one week before International Women's Day - a stupid, off the cuff remark forces national outrage while further evidence of racism and sexism within the military does not?


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