Channeling Trevor?

The Age

Trevor Mallard repeatedly told his caucus that Labour was going to win the 2011 election in social media. He certainly believed that it was their master strategy and after all he was on Twitter, and Facebook and so was Clare Curran and all the other cool kids in Labour…they constantly told Trevor that Labour was going to win…now it looks like Emily Seebohm has fallen for ‘Trev’s Trap’.

Just remember, second is first loser:

Asked whether the assumption she was a shoo-in for the gold medal came arose on social media through Twitter and Facebook, Seebohm agreed it had.

“I don’t know, I just felt like I didn’t really get off [social media] and get into my own mind,” she said. “I have said a lot that all I need to do is focus on my own race. But when people start telling you are going to win gold, you are going to start believing it. When they tell you a thousand times you are going to get it, somewhere in your mind you are just like, ‘I’ve done it’. But I hadn’t and that was a big learning curve and I obviously need to sign out of Twitter and log out of Facebook a lot sooner than I did.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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