Lunchbox/Soapbox: George Megalogenis: The Kevin Performance Index
George Megalogenis discusses the Kevin Rudd Performance Index, arguing that ‘if the Prime Minister said less, we’d remember more.’
Megalogenis asks how well are citizens really well served by a news cycle that demands daily, or even hourly, policy announcements.
George Megalogenis is an author and journalist with three decades' experience in the media. His books include The Australian Moment, which won the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for Non-fiction, and formed the basis for the ABC documentary series Making Australia Great. George is also the author of Faultlines, The Longest Decade, Quarterly Essay 40: Trivial Pursuit – Leadership and the End of the Reform Era, Australia’s Second Chance and Quarterly Essay 61: Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal.