Playing to the Crowd

A good performer knows how to play to their audience. Successful politicians have always had a feel for the crowd. Here are some of the year’s headline grabbers on everything from touchy topics like new citizen tests to the intriguing syndrome of ‘alternative facts’.

Taking Offence

Fiona Katauskas, Eureka Street,

Liberum Oratio

Jon Kudelka, The Australian,

First Among Equals

Fiona Katauskas, Eureka Street,

B(o)at Signal

Jon Kudelka, The Australian,

Taking the Yeast

Jon Kudelka, The Australian,

Test Revised

Glen Le Lievre, The Sun-Herald,

Testing Times

Warren Brown, The Daily Telegraph,

Tricky to Spin

Jon Kudelka, The Australian,

Politician

Michael Leunig, The Age,

Pundits

Andrew Weldon, The Big Issue,