Damn lies and misinformation: Daily Tele and the new Stage 6 English

Originally posted on Kelli McGraw:
New Stage 6 (senior secondary) syllabuses were released today in NSW, and the media circus was on point. The worst offender for misinformation was probably the Daily Telegraph, with Bruce McDougall’s piece ‘NSW Education: School syllabus shake-up promotes the classics, Shakespeare and Austen back for the HSC’ riddled with unnamed sources…