Samuel Gordon-Stewart expresses his opinion on the issues of the day on Editorial Echoes, a short regular podcast which presents the issues as Samuel sees them.
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- April 2009
- Consumerism and Easter don’t mix
Release Date: Saturday, April 4, 2009
Topic: Consumerism is invading Easter, but as Samuel explains, the two don’t mix, and more respect needs to be paid to this important holiday.
- July 2008
- Will Starbucks Ever Learn?
Release Date: Thursday, July 31, 2008
Topic: Starbucks are closing nearly three quarters of their Australian operation, and yet Starbucks management don’t seem to have noticed an underlying problem as Samuel explains.
- February 2008
- Kevin Rudd’s Dangerous Apology
Release Date: Monday, February 18, 2008
Topic: Kevin Rudd’s apology to the aboriginal people of Australia is a dangerous and divisive statement according to Samuel.
- January 2008
Release Date: Thursday, January 17, 2008
Topic: Samuel’s back, and he has a look at the fuss over the whalers, their hostages, and whaling in general.
- November 2007
- The Electoral Advertising Blackout
Release Date: Friday, November 23, 2007
Topic: A couple emails from listeners to start the show off, and then Samuel explains why the electoral advertising blackout should be a blanket ban, not just for broadcast media.
- Analysis from 2GB Political Correspondent, James Goodwin
Release Date: Thursday, November 22, 2007
Topic: Today Samuel discusses the election campaign with 2GB political correspondent James Goodwin. James, like many press gallery journalists, has spent the last five and a half weeks following the various political leaders around the country.
- Smear Tactics
Release Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Topic: There are three things you can be sure of in life, death, taxes, and politicians using smear tactics. We saw it yesterday with the coalition accusing thirteen Labor candidates of being ineligible to stand for office. That backfired for them, but despite assurances, the smear tactics are here to stay.
- Parliamentary Balance Is Not Ideal
Release Date: Monday, November 19, 2007
Topic: Anti-conseravtive group GetUp have been running an advertising campaign with the aim of giving control of the senate to the Green, Democrat and Labor parties under the guise of "balance", but balance, as Samuel explains, is not ideal in parliament, as it only panders to minority groups.
- Climate Change, The IPCC and The Election
Release Date: Sunday, November 18, 2007
Topic: Climate change hasn’t been a huge issue so far in the election campaign, but a new report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will bring the issue to the fore. Samuel examines the issues to see if the consensus of scientists predicting climate-change-induced-disaster really exists, and what effect climate change will have on the election.
- The Melbourne Cup and its silly public holiday
Release Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Topic: Samuel examines why having a public holiday on Melbourne Cup day is a bad idea, and also provides his Melbourne Cup tips.
- October 2007
- It returns!
Release Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Topic: Editorial Echoes returns, and looks at many issues.
- March 2006
- Episode 8
Release Date: Thursday, March 23, 2006
Topic: Another look at HECS, and the end of Editorial Echoes.
- Episode 7
Release Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Topic: Should HECS Be Extended To TAFEs
- Episode 6
Release Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Topic: Vegetarians And The Red Meat Advertisement
- Episode 5
Release Date: Monday, March 20, 2006
Topic: State Elections
- Episode 4
Release Date: Friday, March 17, 2006
Topic: The Commonwealth Games
- Episode 3
Release Date: Thursday, March 16, 2006
Topic: Advertising on the ABC?
- Episode 2
Release Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Topic: Teacher Strike
- Episode 1
Release Date: Monday, March 13, 2006
Topic: Mobile Phone Call Charges