Michael Clugston

Michael Clugston

Michael Clugston has worked as a journalist in Canada, Japan and Hong Kong. His writing has appeared in various newspapers and magazines including Maclean’s, Canadian Geographic and Outside. A former senior subeditor at the South China Morning Post, he currently freelances from his home in Canada.

Latest from Michael Clugston

Review | Ageism unmasked: the damage caused by bias towards old people and how to challenge the stereotypes about them

Discrimination against old people is bad for business, bad for equality and bad for the elderly themselves – swallowing the lie that they are past it shortens their lives, expert Tracey Gendron writes in Ageing Unmasked.

Discrimination against old people is bad for business, bad for equality and bad for the elderly themselves – swallowing the lie that they are past it shortens their lives, expert Tracey Gendron writes in Ageing Unmasked.

19 Feb 2022 - 6:19PM
Review | How decades of deskilling at Boeing doomed two 737 MAX flights – author dissects the death of its safety culture at the hands of corporate profiteers

Decades before two Boeing 737 MAX airliners crashed in 2018 and 2019 the fall of the US plane maker had been set in train, and with it an increasingly wilful blindness to safety, writes aviation journalist Peter Robison.

Decades before two Boeing 737 MAX airliners crashed in 2018 and 2019 the fall of the US plane maker had been set in train, and with it an increasingly wilful blindness to safety, writes aviation journalist Peter Robison.

18 Dec 2021 - 7:45PM
Review | The Lincoln Highway - treachery, tragedy, triumphs and epiphanies in teenagers’ nine-day odyssey across 1950s America

In The Lincoln Highway, bestselling novelist has written a hard-luck road story with a depth and sweep at odds with its premise – three teenagers in a Studebaker seeking a missing mother and a hoard of money.

In The Lincoln Highway, bestselling novelist has written a hard-luck road story with a depth and sweep at odds with its premise – three teenagers in a Studebaker seeking a missing mother and a hoard of money.

12 Nov 2021 - 2:51PM
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Book review: On the Map by Simon Garfield

The largest atlas ever published was so big it required its own plane for delivery to buyers, Simon Garfield tells us in On the Map. You needed US$100,000 to buy the book and six strong lads to carry it. The atlas was amazing but user-unfriendly - a bit like this admirable but occasionally unwieldy book.

The largest atlas ever published was so big it required its own plane for delivery to buyers, Simon Garfield tells us in On the Map. You needed US$100,000 to buy the book and six strong lads to carry it. The atlas was amazing but user-unfriendly - a bit like this admirable but occasionally unwieldy book.

3 Dec 2012 - 6:58PM
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