The Best Australian Political Writing 2009

Author(s): Eric Beecher


The Best Australian Political Writing 2009 brings together the most incisive and entertaining analysis of the past year in politics. Edited by Crikey publisher Eric Beecher, this collection includes razor-sharp commentary on Labor's first year in power, the rise and rise of Malcolm Turnbull, the 'Apology', the controversy over the Henson case, climate change and the economic crisis, among others. Here, some of our leading commentators dissect the names, the events and the ideas that shaped a historic year.


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Eric Beecher started his career in newspapers as a reporter on The Age, The Sunday Times and The Observer in London. In 1984, at age 33, he became the youngest ever editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, and in 1987 was appointed editor-in-chief of the Herald and Weekly Times newspaper group. In 1990 he became a founder and major shareholder in The Text Media Group, where he was Chief Executive Officer until 2002. In 2003 he formed Private Media Partners with Diana Gribble and launched The Reader magazine. In February 2005, Private Media acquired He is currently working as publisher of Crikey.

General Fields

  • : 9780522856323
  • : Melbourne University Publishing
  • : Melbourne University Press
  • : 0.567
  • : April 2009
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Eric Beecher
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 994.07
  • : 416