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The Saturday Paper is a quality, independent title, dedicated to narrative journalism. It publishes key accounts of the week’s most pressing stories.
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The Saturday Paper is a weekly newspaper with a focus on narrative journalism.
Since its first edition, The Saturday Paper has promised to drag news out of the narrows into which it has been forced, to make a virtue of knowledge that is broad and deep. It promises to take on the task of explaining Australia.
The paper has carried issue-defining work from Karen Middleton, Rick Morton, Mike Seccombe and Martin McKenzie-Murray. It publishes writers such as Chloe Hooper, Bri Lee, Behrouz Boochani, Christos Tsiolkas, Kate Holden, Maddee Clark and Maxine Beneba Clarke.
Publisher Morry Schwartz says it is writers who define the paper. “Schwartz Media is a writer-based company,” he says. “Our ethic is our writers. Every culture has its own writers, who reflect that culture … A great writer is able to somehow feel the country. A country has to be told what it is. That’s the project.”
The Saturday Paper is committed to journalism that makes a difference, that is independent and that cares about Australia. Our journalism is trusted and sensitive, definitive and courageous.
The Saturday Paper is a weekly newspaper, published 50 times a year by Schwartz Media. Out every Saturday morning, it brings together major news, culture and analysis.
Its focus is on Australian politics, on telling the whole story. The paper covers news with greater depth and clarity, running down stories that a missed elsewhere and sticking to issues that are otherwise ignored. Our culture coverage is sharp, thoughtful and unique. Above all, we are a paper of good writing and clear thinking.
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Karen Middleton is The Saturday Paper’s chief political correspondent.Articles by this journalist
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