Wendy Bacon http://www.wendybacon.com Journalist, activist Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 A figment in Miranda’s imagination http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/a-figment-in-mirandas-imagination/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/a-figment-in-mirandas-imagination/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:54:30 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2223 Journalism, education, accuracy and activism. A short response to News Corp Australia's Miranda Devine.

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Brick by brick, Blacket builds Beckett’s case but can he make a wall? http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/brick-by-brick-blacket-builds-becketts-case-but-can-he-build-a-wall/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/brick-by-brick-blacket-builds-becketts-case-but-can-he-build-a-wall/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:16:51 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2184 On day two of his opening, Paul Blacket SC explains how the Roseanne Beckett frame-up was aimed at helping her husband escape sexual assault charges.

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Thomas had pathological hatred for Roseanne, barrister tells judge. http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/thomas-had-irrational-and-pathological-hatred-for-roseanne-beckett-barrister-tells-judge/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/thomas-had-irrational-and-pathological-hatred-for-roseanne-beckett-barrister-tells-judge/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:19:10 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2090 Paul Blacket SC opens the case for the plaintiff in Becket v The State of NSW on July 28, 2014.

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NSW government considers pulling plug on Paddington development http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/nsw-government-considers-pulling-plug-on-paddington-development/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/nsw-government-considers-pulling-plug-on-paddington-development/#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:20:16 +0000 http://wendybacon.com/?p=2063 The NSW government has referred a report into a Paddington crown land lease to ICAC and is considering withdrawing its development consent.

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Can Roseanne Beckett’s legal team prove malicious prosecution? http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/can-roseanne-becketts-legal-team-prove-malicious-prosecution/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/can-roseanne-becketts-legal-team-prove-malicious-prosecution/#comments Sun, 03 Aug 2014 22:28:19 +0000 http://wendybacon.com/?p=1944 On July 27, Roseanne Beckett's malicious prosecution trial against the NSW government began. Wendy Bacon will blog during the proceedings.

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Remembering Juanita Nielsen http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/remembering-juanita-nielsen/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/remembering-juanita-nielsen/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 05:22:02 +0000 http://wendybacon.com/?p=1683 In July 1975, Kings Cross anti-development campaigner Juanita Nielsen was disappeared. She was murdered as a result of her opposition to the development of Victoria Street. This post includes some shots of her newspaper and two others that were produced in protest against her disappearance.

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Malaysian Police Still Holding Sydney Rare Earth Mining Protestor http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/malaysian-police-still-holding-sydney-rare-earth-mining-protestor/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/malaysian-police-still-holding-sydney-rare-earth-mining-protestor/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 05:54:47 +0000 http://wendybacon.com/?p=1849 http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/malaysian-police-still-holding-sydney-rare-earth-mining-protestor/feed/ 0 Phone Hacking Trial Ends, But The Questions Remain http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/phone-hacking-trial-ends-but-the-questions-remain/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/phone-hacking-trial-ends-but-the-questions-remain/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 05:55:42 +0000 http://wendybacon.com/?p=1852 http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/phone-hacking-trial-ends-but-the-questions-remain/feed/ 0 Why won’t NSW government come clean on the Talus Trust? http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/1567/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/1567/#comments Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:17:14 +0000 http://wendybacon.com/?p=1958 A Sydney lawyer has accused the NSW LNP government of misleading the NSW parliament about its knowledge of a legal opinion from a renowned trust lawyer.

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Wran, The Balmain Boy Gone Bad http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/wran-the-balmain-boy-gone-bad/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/wran-the-balmain-boy-gone-bad/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:33:45 +0000 http://wendybacon.com/?p=1805 http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/wran-the-balmain-boy-gone-bad/feed/ 0