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Tom D C Roberts
Historian, biographer and bramble grubber. Books: How Trump Thinks Before Rupert The Making of Murdoch / 2019
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When creative storytelling helps us "make sense of it all"
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Tom D C Roberts Jun 15
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Tom D C Roberts Jun 14
They've literally had to increase the y axis on the graph to convey this unprecedented melt. We. Need. To. Wake. Up. Now!
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Kyle Griffin Jun 7
Michael Bloomberg will donate $500,000,000 to a new campaign to close every coal-fired power plant in the U.S. and halt the growth of natural gas.
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BBC News Press Team Jun 5
BBC statement on Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) police raid:
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James Pope-Hennessy Jun 1
"What tracts of life there are one knows nothing of, what strange and devious and exciting developments there are in other people's lives? It is intoxicating to learn about the unknown..."J P-H, 21 January 1946
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Tom D C Roberts May 30
Sometimes the barest graphs are the most beautiful. The UK is just a few hours away from a record-breaking 14 straight days without coal power.
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Tom D C Roberts May 28
Dear Australia, the dull and cloudy birthplace of the -fired industrial revolution with 3x your population hasn't needed to burn a lump of the stuff for over 11 days now ... Love, A Whinging Pom
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Daniel Schneider May 27
Tam, The last male Malaysian Sumatra Rhino has died. There is only one old female left. They are now . This is the face of extinction. Extinction is forever.
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Tom D C Roberts May 27
It’s 1969 and you’ve £500 to book a band. Do you go all in with or bag both The Troggs and and put the spare £50 behind the bar? Or...? hat tip to and
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Australian Museum May 15
An opalised theropod dinosaur tooth discovered in Lightning Ridge, NSW. Such brilliant colours! 📷: Carl Bento
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Jamie Bartlett May 13
We have a bizarre media-politics loop: because they drive traffic, media helps popularise political outsiders. Their constant coverage is then defended by reference to the popularity they helped to create.
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Tom D C Roberts May 13
Replying to @MJCarter10
Hi Miranda, hope all’s well. Might you be free sometime this week for a quick chat about your interview with Pollock? V Best, Tom
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Tom D C Roberts May 13
Reminder from history — beware the “man of the people” whose gimmick is brandishing pint glasses in pubs. Oswald Mosley here in London, 1953
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Tom D C Roberts May 3
"One of the seats the Conservatives lost to the Lib Dems was the Mendip ward, where prominent Brexiteer MP Jacob Rees-Mogg lives." BBC News - Election results: Lib Dems win control in Bath and North East Somerset
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Peter Maass May 2
I've travelled to North Korea, written about the country, watched their TV broadcasts. Not exaggerating, what Lou Dobbs says is North Korea-level rhetoric. Congratulations to the Murdoch family, which controls Fox News, you have done what I thought would be the impossible.
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Tom D C Roberts May 1
From the searing indicted of the Murdoch media by in
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Tom D C Roberts Apr 25
I should actually have written the Nitmiluk Gorge!
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Tom D C Roberts Apr 25
Replying to @Sharon_Kendrick
Is it the Katherine Gorge?
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Tom D C Roberts Apr 12
Replying to @MJCarter10
Many thanks Miranda - that’ll be fine. Whenever’s most convenient for you. V Best, Tom
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