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Jenna Clarke

Jenna Clarke is Lifestyle reporter with Fairfax Media.

Live Blog

The X Factor 2013 grand finale live blog

Jenna Clarke Join us from 7pm onwards for our live coverage of The X Factor, and who out of three grand finalists — Dami Im, Jai Waetford and Taylor Henderson — will be crowned the winner.

BDO news

Big Day Out news: DIIV frontman Zachary Cole Smith arrested for drug possession

Arrested for 'heroin' ... DIIV frontman Zachary Smith Cole.

Jenna Clarke DIIV frontman Zachary Cole Smith and his girlfriend Sky Ferreira may disrupt plans for the forthcoming Big Day Out after they were arrested for heroin and ecstasy possession.

Best line-up

7.30 to feature an all-star, all-female line up

Chris Uhlmann

Jenna Clarke The ABC’s 7.30 will be presented by an all-female cast as of next week.

Ron Burgundy distracted by Tony Abbott's 'banana hammock'

Ron Burgundy

Jenna Clarke Move over Mark Riley, Laurie Oakes and co, the world’s most infamous newscaster Ron Burgundy has weighed into the Australian federal election.

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Politicians release their Rage (tapes)

Anthony Albanese, Adam Bandt and Julie Bishop will be guest programming rage.

Jenna Clarke Used to a different kind of spin, three MP guest programmers prove nothing is sacred in politics, or taste.

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Hunger Games

'Gumleaf mafia' take over Panem


Jenna Clarke A relatively unknown Australian actress has been cast in the upcoming Hunger Games films Mockingjay parts 1 and 2.

Political drama

Bill Clinton declares his 'love' for House of Cards

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Jenna Clarke Former US President Bill Clinton has spoken out about his love of political drama House of Cards.

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Lady Gaga's three day feud with Perez Hilton


Jenna Clarke It’s safe to say Perez Hilton no longer calls Lady Gaga his “wifey”, following a capslock-riddled spat which unfolded on social media between the Applause singer and the US gossip blogger.


MasterChef recap: A real Blumen challenge

heston blumenthal

Jenna Clarke Move over #cleaneating there's a new pretentious foodie buzzword.

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'Good evening. Tonight I’m going to sound like a drunk': WIN News' technical hitch

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Jenna Clarke WIN news presenter Kerryn Johnston was embarrassed by a faux pas during a late-night news bulletin.

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Canberra father to appear on X Factor


Jenna Clarke Two years ago Ngunnawal father David McCallum vowed he'd make it back on The X Factor. Now he's been proved right.

All-female posse freestyle all the way to the top

News: Nirvana Dance Crew - A group of female dancers from Canberra have been selected to compete in the world hip hop dancing championships in Las Vegas. 7th of July 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jenna Clarke The royal family is the only thing standing between Australia's all girl hip hop troupe and world championship glory.

Erotica is not porn: novelist encourages new writers

Canberra novelist Tracey O'Hara

Jenna Clarke Erotica may push the boundaries of traditional publishing but it also gets an unjust and bad wrap according to award winning erotic fiction writer Tracey O'Hara.

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Sattler returns and resurfaces on the internet

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Jenna Clarke Disgraced former shock jock Howard Sattler has been cast in an advertisement which lampoons the upcoming federal election campaign.


Will royal baby birth rate as high as parents' wedding?

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Jenna Clarke Media outlets around the world are treading water in the lead up to when the Duchess of Cambridge's finally breaks.

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Foreshore Festival axed for 2013

26th NOVEMBER 2011 - SUNDAY - PHOTO BY MARINA NEIL - THE CANBERRA TIMES - Foreshore music festival, near Old Parliament House, Canberra.

Jenna Clarke Organisers of Canberra’s Foreshore Festival have cancelled the event for 2013 despite rapper Nicki Minaj expressing interest in performing.

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Cattle battle

MasterChef recap: Just like herding cooks

masterchef cattle

Jenna Clarke Remember when Baz Luhrmann made a movie set in the Australian outback using some vertiginous special effects and Nicole Kidman's plummy accent? Well, imagine that train wreck, marinate it in yoghurt...

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MasterChef: The Spill

Julia Gillard and Faiza from MasterChef ousted.

Jenna Clarke It's horrible when your time is cut Shorten by a pair of crusty, dry balls.

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WIN TV to move Canberra news bulletin to Wollongong

Danielle Post, Greg Thomson and Gemma Coombe from WIN.

Hamish Boland-Rudder and Jenna Clarke The Canberra WIN news bulletin will be moved to the television channel’s Wollongong studios from next week, amid significant changes to the local news team.

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Sanitary ad: is it bloody awful?

Tampax commercial

Jenna Clarke Advertising for sanitary products has become more daring in recent times, however a Russian commercial has upped the ante with an R-rating and gruesome special effects.

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