Media

Media

Reviews and Commentary

August 2017 – ABC Radio Australia – Douglas Newton discusses his forthcoming book, Saving Our Private Ryan, with Rebekah LoweClick here for interview.

May 2016 – SBS TV Australia – Douglas Newton is featured in the documentary, Gallipoli: When Murdoch Went to War – Click here for video.

16 May 2016 – Honest History – David Stephens writes Douglas Newton confronts the really important questions about war. Click here for article.

January 2016 – Peace & Change – Professor Sandi Cooper reviews The Darkest Days. Click here for review.

December 2015 – Gallipoli Centenary Peace Campaign – Public Forum on WW1, the case of Father Jerger and Civil Liberties. Click here for review of presentations.

July 2015 – New Left Review – Alexander Zevin writes an extended review of The Darkest Days, in  “The Snuffer of Lamps”, New Left Review, July-August 2015, pp. 127-140. Click here for article.

from October, 2014 – Edinburgh University – Douglas Newton’s lecture on “Hard Truths About Britain’s Choice for War in 1914”, for Edinburgh University History Faculty, Wednesday 1 October, 2014. Click here for podcast recording.

May, 2015 – New Zealand International Review, Vol. 40, No. 3 (May/June 2015) – Ian McGibbon reviews Hell-Bent.

April 29, 2015 – GCPC – Gallipoli and Anzac after 100 years. Click here for video.

April 25, 2015 – BBC2 – Featured within the documentary, Gallipoli: When Murdoch Went to War. Click here to watch (UK only)

April 25, 2015 – The Conversation – ”The past is not sacred: the ‘history wars’ over Anzac” by Peter Cochrane. Click here for article.

April 24, 2015 – Sydney Review of Books – Greg Lockhart reviews and discusses Douglas Newton’s Hell-Bent. Click here for article.

April 18, 2015 – Solidarity – Book Review of Hell-Bent. Click here for review.

April 16, 2015 – SkidRowFM – Historian Douglas Newton discusses the Gallipoli Commemoration and Australia’s leap into WW1. Click here for audio of the interview.

April 15, 2015 – Ashfield Library – Authors at Ashfield podcast. Click here for audio.

February 26, 2015 – 4ZZZ FM – 4ZZZ Book Club Interview with Douglas Newton. Click here for audio of the interview.

January, 2015 – Australian Book Review – ‘Like a pilot fish to a shark’. Carolyn Holbrook reviews Douglas Newton’s Hell-Bent. Click here for article.

January, 2015 – Rod Olsen / Honest History – Rod Olsen reviews Hell-Bent at Honest History. Click here for article.

Dec 22, 2014 – Gwyn GriffithsThe Darkest Days chosen as Gwyn Griffith’s book of the year. Click here for full book round up.

Dec 7, 2014 – Tom Kenneally in the Sydney Morning Herald – Australian writers pick the best books of 2014. Click here for article.

Dec 7, 2014 – Frank Bongiorno – Speech from the book launch of Hell-Bent in Canberra, Australia. Click here for speech.

Nov 22, 2014 – Ethical Record UK – Radical Opposition to World War One. Click here for article.

Nov 13, 2014 – John Gittings. – Who Started The First World War? Published in The Spokesman. Click here for article.

Nov 7, 2014 – Counterfire – Book review of The Darkest Days. Click here for review.

Oct 27, 2014 – Bristol Festival of Ideas. – Audio recording of talk by Douglas Newton at the Bristol Festival of Ideas. Click here for audio.

Oct 11, 2014 – John Gittings. – Talk at the Peace History Conference, 2014, at the Imperial War Museum, London. Click here for edited text of speech.

Sep 24, 2014 – Open Democracy – A review of Douglas Newton’s The Darkest Days by Open Democracy’s Chairman, David Elstein. Click here for article.

Sep 23, 2014 – The Fix Magazine – A review of Douglas Newton at the Bristol Festival of Idea. Click here for article.

Sep 19, 2014 – The Guardian – A review of Douglas Newton’s The Darkest Days by Christopher Clark. Click here for article.

Aug 26, 2014 – Giles MacDonogh – Two War Books, A review of Douglas Newton’s The Darkest Days. Click here for article.

Aug 21, 2014 – The Times Higher Education Supplement – A review of Douglas Newton’s The Darkest Days. Click here for article.

Aug 5, 2014 – BBC Radio Wales – Interview with Jason Mohammad on BBC Wales. Click here for mp3 of interview.

Aug 4, 2014 – London’s Big Conversation. Interview on London’s Big conversation with John Stapleton. Click here for mp3 of interview.

Aug 4, 2014 – London Review Bookshop – Downloadable podcast of talk with Christopher Clark, author of The Sleepwalkers. Click here for podcast.

Aug 4, 2014 – The Australian – A Lesson Writ Large in Blood. Click here for Article.

Aug 4, 2014 – Peter Hitchens / Mail on Sunday – How the Lights Went Out All Over Europe, But Did They Need to Here? – Click here for Article.

Aug 2, 2014 – The Saturday Paper (Australia) – Book review of Hell-Bent by Douglas Newton. Click here for article.

Aug 1, 2014 – ABC Australia – PM with Mark Colvin – Interview with Mark Colvin, “New book reflects on Australia’s influence on Britain’s entry into WWI”.

July 29, 2014 – TeleSur – Colonial Realities Behind the First World War. Click here for article.

July 26, 2014 – The Guardian – Untold Stories of The War, including article by Douglas Newton. Click here for article.

July 21, 2014 – Peter Hitchens / Mail on Sunday –  featuring a review of Douglas Newton’s The Darkest Days. Click here for article.

July 17, 2014 – The Independent – Douglas Newton’s The Darkest Days was included in the Independent’s book round-up “The Great War non-fiction: How Europe stumbled into suicide in 1914” by Guy Keleny, the Independent’s letters editor. Click here for article.

John Gittings – How Britain was pushed into war. Click here for article.

Weekly Worker – WWI: How did it all happen? Click here for article.

LibCom.org – The truth behind Britain’s rush to war, 1914. Click here for article.

The World is My Country – Choosing War. Click here for article.