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How to Sell a Massacre

How to Sell a Massacre’s revelations caused uproar throughout Australia and dominated news bulletins and newspaper headlines for days following its broadcast.

References to the investigation were carried by the Washington Post, the New York Times, The Guardian, the Daily Mail, the BBC, Reuters, The Financial Times, CNN, the US News and World Report, Newsweek, CBS News, Buzfeed, The Independent, Stern Magazine, the Irish Times, the Spectator, NBC News, the South China Morning Post, the Washington Times, the China Daily, Voice of America, the Jakarta Post, France 24, Fox News, CBC Canada, Brazil’s Globo Mundo, the New Zealand Herald, Time, Switzerland’s Neue Zurcher Zeitung, the Indian Express, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the Japan Times, The Hill, Bloomberg, Malaysia’s Sun Daily, the New Delhi Times, and scores of other international outlets.

Reporter Peter Charley made multiple appearances on ABC TV, ABC radio, and on morning, afternoon and evening bulletins on all television networks within Australia.

The film was the subject of a podcast in the ‘On the Media’ program, broadcast throughout the United States via National Public Radio.

Steve Dickson, one of the politicians secretly filmed in discussions with the National Rifle Association of America, later withdrew his candidacy for the Australian Senate and resigned from the Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party.

States via National Public Radio. Steve Dickson, one of the politicians secretly filmed in discussions with the National Rifle Association of America, later withdrew his candidacy for the Australian Senate and resigned from the Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party.

The investigation also inspired several satirical treatments, including the ‘The Spy who Dubbed Me’ on the ABC’s ‘Insiders’, The Chaser, Viceland , Netflix’s The Patriot Act, by Hasan Minaj, Channel Ten’s ‘Terrible Federal Candidate of Your Nightmares’, the Betoota Advocate article ‘The Nationals Throw Sex Machine Steve Dickson a Lifeline’.

Peter Charley’s book on the impact of the investigation on Australian politics and the U.S. gun lobby is published by HarperCollins .

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Peter Charley on Channel 9 Australia

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ABC NEWS: THE SPY WHO DUBBED ME

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28 Mar 2019

Peter Charley interviewed on Channel Ten’s ‘Studio Ten’

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The Weekly with Charlie Pickering

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The Patriot Act: Hasan Minaj

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