The Weekly Wrap November 9th 2018
It’s been a busy week, and acting News Director Nick Parmeter has been keeping the station on their A-Game.
From the death of Angry Anderson’s son on Sunday, to the Lion Air Black Box being recovered, to New Caledonia’s vote for independence and their “spirit of dialogue”, the week was already off to a busy start. The Melbourne Cup was highs and lows, with success for long-time entrant Sheikh Mohammed and his horse Cross Counter, while The Cliffsofmoher was put down after fracturing a shoulder.
In a very active week in Politics, the US reinstated their sanctions against Iran, sparking protests, and soon after the US Midterms have given results that weren’t quite the ‘blue wave’ that was expected by many. Jeff Sessions was also fired after several intense events in press conferences, including the revoking of some Journalists’ access to the White House. Back home, Marise Payne began her trip to China, while NSW Labor Party leader Luke Foley stepped down after accusations of sexual misconduct.