Australian Columnist Attacks Media Critic at Awards Show

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By: E&P Staff

A high-profile Austrailian newspaper columnist has apologized for attacking the founder of a media criticism Web site during an awards show, according to The Sunday Times of Australia.

Glenn Milne, a columnist for News Ltd. marched onstage during the Walkey Awards just as Stephen Mayne, who writes for media criticism for the Web site crikey.com.au, was accepting an award for best Photographic Essay.

“You are an absolute disgrace,” shouted Milne, and pushed Mayne while continuing to vent. To watch the incident, click here

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