On 30 March 2016 The Daily Telegraph ran the front-page headline ‘”WHITEWASH” UNSW rewrites history books to state Cook “invaded” Australia’. It had a large picture of Captain James Cook. The fact that the offending ‘guidebook’ was published by the University of New South Wales in 2012 and such guidebooks are de rigueur at most Australian universities did not inhibit the promotion of the story as news.
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