Individual sites are listed either under friends, acquaintances, and other people (largely static content) or on my blogroll (bloggers). And there is a separate page of book review sites and sources.
Sites that primarily provide links are marked (L).
News, Politics and General
(My household has subscriptions to the print editions of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Guardian Weekly.)
Asia Times Asia Times BBC the BBC Economist the Economist Google News (L) a nice overview of the print media Guardian the Guardian OneWorld One World social justice Rotten Rotten (L) often tasteless SMH Sydney Morning Herald Sydney's leading daily
Books and Films
ALD Arts and Literature Daily (L) CR the Complete Review book reviews and the publishing world IMDB Internet Movie Database movie reference site NYROB New York Review of Books book reviews, updated quasi-monthly
Information Technology and Politics
EFA Electronic Frontiers Australia an online civil liberties group K5 Kuro5hin (L) less tech-focused than Slashdot link the Link List broad Australian network issues list LWN Linux Weekly News (L) OSWALD Open Source Law Weekly Register the Register /. Slashdot (L) WMW WebmasterWorld
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