STAN GRANT is back home and currently working for S B S.
Stan and his partner Tracey Holmes lost their jobs at Channel Seven in 2000 after their affair was made public, he Say's the difficulty in commercial TV is maintaining your integrity, that the 6-30 nightly current affairs slot does not have a lot to do with news value and content, it's more contrived and manipulated.
Stan is a proud Australian, and the indigenous Aussie Say's he is pleased after working for distinguished news service CNN in both Hong Kong and Beijing he is back here hosting an expanded version of SBS's World news Australia.
But what is bothering Stan is what he describes as a nasty streak that has seeped into our collective Character.
He noticed it while watching our Aussie cricketers beat the Poms (ENGLISH)in the recent Ashes series. (Stan you must not use that word, any more than I would demean your origins) He say's "There is an abrasive Australian-ness that wasn't there before, there is this chest-beating macho Australia and [it is evident in]how we are running the English cricket team out of town and smashing the Poms". Stan believes it is the grabbing of the Australian flag and imbuing it with a very aggressive sense of nationalism. it forces people who don't fit that particular stereotype to the margins.
I wonder if Stan has waved the OZ indigenous flag with similar fervour.
Welcome home Stan. VEST.
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