Archive of The Courier Mail’s front pages during election 2017 #qldvotes – @Qldaah

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A blog recording the The Courier Mail and The Sunday Mail front pages and how they feature in the campaign. Check back for updates.

Front pages of the Queensland election for 2017

The Courier Mail supported the Newman Government during the 2015 campaign. Several of their front pages were used by the Liberal National Party as signage. NoFibs archived these and documented how they were used by the government of the day, An archive of The Courier Mail’s front pages during the 2015 election.

Since the election, editor Christopher Dore has left to take up the editorial position at The Daily Telegraph in Sydney. Lachlan Heywood took over but in September this year it was announced that he had left News Corp. The current editor is Sam Weir.

Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd comments on the Queensland election coverage from the Murdoch Press.

Cache of front pages

(December 09, 2017) The Courier Mail – Smiling Assassin

Negative Labor 

December 09, 2017 The Courier Mail - Smiling Assassin

(November 26, 2017) The Courier Mail – Premier’s Reign Delay

Neutral.

171127 The Courier Mail - Premier's Reign Delay

(November 26, 2017) The Sunday Mail – Deal Or No Deal

Negative Labor – Not awarding victory yet.

November 26, 2017 The Sunday Mail - Deal Or No Deal

(November 25, 2017) The Courier Mail – You Don’t Deserve To Win

Negative Labor – Just negative.

November 25, 2017 The Courier Mail - You Don't Deserve To Win

(November 24, 2017) The Courier Mail – Divide & Conquer

Negative Labor – Labor taxes and has divided state.

November 24, 2017 The Courier Mail - Divide & Conquer

Positive LNP – The Courier Mail editor Sam Weir backs Tim Nicholls.

November 24, 2017 - The Courier Mail Editorial - Vote LNP For Best Chance To Unite State

(November 23, 2017) The Courier Mail – Bodyline

Neutral – No front page election coverage.

November 23, 2017 The Courier Mail - Bodyline

Second front page: Negative Labor – Unions donate to Labor.

November 23, 2017 The Courier Mail - Cheque With Us Premier

(November 22, 2017) The Courier Mail – Bootie Call

Negative Labor – Jo-Ann Miller gives booties to Pauline Hanson for her new grandson.

November 22, 2017 The Courier Mail - Bootie Call

(November 21, 2017) The Courier Mail – Treading water on weir

Negative Labor – Secret weir report.

November, 21 2017 The Courier Mail - Treading Water On Weir

(November 20, 2017) The Courier Mail – Nervous Energy

Negative Labor – Attack on Labor’s 50pc RET.

November 11, 2017 The Courier Mail - Nervous Energy

(November 19, 2017) The Sunday Mail – Queensland State Election 2017: Lethargy of the past three years must end in LNP victory

Positive LNP – The Sunday Mail editor Peter Gleeson backs Tim Nicholls.

November 19, 2017 - The Sunday Mail - Editorial Queensland - Lethargy Of The Past Three Years Must End In LNP Victory

Queensland State Election 2017: Lethargy of the past three years must end in LNP victory

(November 19, 2017) The Sunday Mail – I Won’t Let You Down

Positive LNP – Tim Nicholls won’t let Queensland down.

November 19. 2017 The Sunday Mail - I Won't Let You Down

(November 18, 2017) The Courier Mail – Creep Show

Negative Labor – Attack on Labor child safety minister.

Negative Labor – Attack on Premier over Adani veto.

November 18, 2017 The Courier Mail - Creep Show

(November 17, 2017) The Courier Mail – Pitt Fall

Negative Labor – Attack on Labor treasurer.

Negative LNP – No confirmation of LNP deal with PHON.

November 17, 2017 The Courier Mail - Pitt Fall

(November 16, 2017) The Courier Mail – Yes! Australia

Neutral – No front page election coverage.

November 16, 2017 The Courier Mail - Yes Australia

(November 15, 2017) The Courier Mail – One Blast Chance

Neutral – No front page election coverage.

November 15, 2017 The Courier Mail - One Blast Chance

(November 14, 2017) The Courier Mail – Hell And Back

Negative One Nation – Chaotic parliament with PHON

November 14, 2017 The Courier Mail - Hell And Back

(November 13, 2017) The Sunday Mail – Tradgedy For Jackie

Negative Labor – Deputy Premier Jackie Trad to lose her seat to Greens

November 13, 2017 The Courier Mail - Tradgedy For Jackie

(November 12, 2017) The Sunday Mail – My Bad Mad Dad

Negative Greens

Positive One Nation

November 12, 2017 The Sunday Mail - My Bad Mad Dad

(November 11, 2017) The Courier Mail – And The Winner Is…

Negative Labor – Galaxy poll of seven seats, Labor ‘hemorrhaging’ votes

November 11, 2017 The Courier Mail - And The Winner Is

(November 10, 2017) The Courier Mail – Last Laugh

Negative Labor – Attack on A-G Yvette D’Ath after ODPP advised no appeal to manslaughter sentence

November 10, 2017 The Courier Mail - Last Laugh

(November 9, 2017) The Courier Mail

Neutral – No front page election coverage.

November 9, 2017 The Courier Mail - Duel Citizens

(November 8, 2017) The Courier Mail

Neutral – No front page election coverage.

November 8, 2017 The Courier Mai l- I Want My Mum

(November 7, 2017) The Courier Mail – Premier Cops Independent’s Spray

Negative Labor – Margaret Strelow running as independent

November 7, 2017 The Courier Mail - Premier Cops Independent's Spray

(November 6, 2017) The Courier Mail – Stacia’s Spouse Of Cards

Negative Labor – Annastacia’s partner

October 6, 2017 The Courier Mail - Stacia's Spouse Of Cards

(November 5, 2017) The Sunday Mail – Light-Bulb Moment

Positive LNP – $160 off power bills

October 5, 2017 The Sunday Mail - Light-Bulb Moment

(November 4, 2017) The Courier Mail – Mine Shaft

Negative Labor – Veto of NAIF

November 4, 2017 The Courier Mail - Mine Shaft

(November 3, 2017) The Courier Mail – Dam That Fills Good

Positive LNP – Dams plan

Negative Greens – Additional public holidays

November 3, 2017 The Courier Mail - Dam That Fills Good

(November 2, 2017) The Courier Mail – Curfew For Kids

Positive LNP – Curfew for kids

October 2, 2017 The Courier Mail - Curfew For Kids

(November 1, 2017) The Courier Mail – Inconvenient Truth

Negative Labor – Coal-fired power station

November 1, 2017 The Courier Mail - Inconvenient Truth

(October 31, 2017) The Courier Mail – Forever In Her Debt

Negative Labor – Government debt

October 31, 2017 The Courier Mail - Forever In Her Debt

(October 30, 2017) The Courier Mail – Wild Ride

Neutral – election coverage.

October 30, 2017 The Courier Mail - Wild Ride

(October 29, 2017) The Sunday Mail – Let’s Rock ‘N’ Poll

Neutral – election announcement prediction.

October 29, 2017 The Sunday Mail - Let's Rock 'N' Poll

-More to come


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