Sydney Punctuation Festival
Antony Loewenstein is speaking not once, but three times at the (taxpayer funded) Sydney "Writers" Festival.
Loewenstein's latest blog post promoting this is headlined "On the importance of Twitter as an author and journalist"
Twitter isn't an author or a journalist. Those are both careers which require a basic understanding of punctuation that Loewenstein lacks. When asked by the Sydney Morning Herald, Loewestein wrote, of Twitter:
It allows me to connect with people around the world who I wouldn’t normally speak to – journalists, activists, writers, dissidents, and because I write about issues in the Middle East or issues of immigration detention in Australia, I find invaluable information from writers to refugees to activists who don’t normally have a voice in mainstream media.That's a single sentence.
I tweet a lot. But I do have a rule that I don't talk about my personal life, partner, family or where I'm going.Probably because his own family regard Loewenstein as an embarrassment and nobody is interested in visits to Centrelink and Newtown coffee shops.
I wonder if Loewy's
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