Meanjin Vol 78 No 4

Jonathan Green
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Meanjin Vol 78 No 4

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3 December 2019

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Meanjin Vol 78 No 4

Jonathan Green
Publishing on December 3, a Bumper edition of summer reading with six new pieces of Australian short fiction.
Rediscovering Captain James Cook: Paul Daley combs through the archives, visits Cook's papers in the National Library, speaks with Indigenous Australian thinkers and comes up with a reappraisal of the great explorer's impact.

Selling the farm: the author of Rusted Off Why Country Australia Is Fed Up, Gabrielle Chan on the permanently changed face of Australian agriculture. No more family farms, no more rural romance, just vast corporatised agri-business and the whiff of corruption.

Our broken Journalism: He watched the 2019 election campaign from the inside, and now blogger and economics commentator Greg Jericho despairs of traditional journalism, a craft that has hastened the decline of our politics and public life.

Walking rivers, making sense: writer Tony Birch (Ghost River, The White Girl) walks riverside in Kyoto and Melbourne looking for meaning and the lost trails of waterways.

Plus: Guy Rundle on the slow death of Australian…
Rediscovering Captain James Cook: Paul Daley combs through the archives, visits Cook's papers in the National Library, speaks with Indigenous Australian thinkers and comes up with a reappraisal of the great explorer's impact.

Selling the farm: the author of Rusted Off Why Country Australia Is Fed Up, Gabrielle Chan on the permanently changed face of Australian agriculture. No more family farms, no more rural romance, just vast corporatised agri-business and the whiff of corruption.

Our broken Journalism: He watched the 2019 election campaign from the inside, and now blogger and economics commentator Greg Jericho despairs of traditional journalism, a craft that has hastened the decline of our politics and public life.

Walking rivers, making sense: writer Tony Birch (Ghost River, The White Girl) walks riverside in Kyoto and Melbourne looking for meaning and the lost trails of waterways.

Plus: Guy Rundle on the slow death of Australian television, Liz Duck-Chong in search of Ronald McDonald and Patrick McCaughey on the cultural wonders of Berlin, with a brace of fresh fiction and new poetry too.

And in March Meanjin: The Fragile Whites: Indigenous author Alison Whittaker on the reluctance of a white Australia shadowed by colonialism and a buried history, to own its racism.

Jonathan Green

Jonathan Green

Meanjin editor Jonathan Green has been an editor, writer, commentator and broadcaster in a 30-year career as a journalist. He has been a working journalist since the late 1970s. The bulk of Jonathan’s career has been spent in newspapers, beginning with a cadetship at The Canberra Times and taking in a small Cook’s tour of Australian dailies: the Melbourne Herald, The Herald Sun, the Sunday Herald, The Sunday Age and 15 years…

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