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How David Marr Survived the Golden Age of Journalism on Breakfasters

Political journalist and revered cultural critic David Marr is ostensibly one of the lucky ones. But reporting on a time when The Age’s Saturday edition ‘made a profit of a million dollars each week’ had its challenges, too. From the threat of jail time for being gay, to the brutalities at the very first Mardi Gras, it certainly wasn’t all sub-editors and free travel. Listen back to hear some of the stories that made it into David’s recently released collection My Country: Stories, Essays & Speeches and why he still thinks ‘however hard it is in this country, we eventually get things right.’

David Marr on Breakfasters
Listen to How David Marr Survived the Golden Age of Journalism on Breakfasters14:1122 November 2018