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Blagger's Blog- Bon Jovi's voice, Cuba's green boom, angry Aussie journalists

The Blagger’s Blog – a weekly roundup of media news, sans effort


Quote of the week

“I’m singing like sh!* tonight…”

Rock star Jon Bon Jovi, speaking to adoring fans in Pittsburgh, USA, on Wednesday evening after taking to the stage in the hope of getting through his band’s entire set despite having bronchitis. The show finished early, and Twitter well-wishers kicked into life soon after.

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An international team of marine experts have managed to successfully create an underwater nursery for coral just off the coast of Cuba, which is a great step towards trying to reverse man-made damage to global reefs, and a fantastic piece of positive PR for the island’s booming eco-travel sector.

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Fairfax Media, the Australian giant behind publications like Age and Sydney Morning Herald, has a mutiny on its hands as journalists are speaking out about a proposed $30million in job cuts and a new mission statement regarding the company’s new ‘pro-business, pro market-based solution stance to editorial.

Need to know

Twitter is suing the U.S. government in a pre-emptive move to ‘head-off’ an impending order to unmask the person behind an anti-Trump profile.

Sony has designed a new projector that can turn any flat surface into a ‘touchscreen’, allowing people to interact as they would a tablet or smartphone.

CharltonJust in case you missed us

This week we’ve mostly been rounding up the Top 5 April Fools’ Stunts of 2017.

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