Daily Archives: 12 April, 2008

"The Martyrdom of Jin Jing" Sickens Australians

  Many Australians, including Olympic legend Dawn Fraser, Australian National University Professor Geremie Barme and one of this blog’s commenters named Aodaliyaren have openly expressed their contempt for the publicity stunts of the Beijing Olympics’ public relations agencies. These stunts … Continue reading

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Will Monty Python recruit the next Olympic Torch-bearing “martyr”?

It’s time once again for some comic relief. In view of the Beijing Olympics’ public relations farce of choosing a disabled woman, Jin Jing,  to carry the torch and then to represent her as a willing martyr, I wonder if … Continue reading

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