Dr Mumbo

Will we get a Nick Tabakoff singing sequel?

Dr Mumbo is a big fan of Media editor Nick Tabakoff who announced his departure from The Australian today. Among his many talents are a sublime singing voice, and ability to write a catchy lyric…

When “Tabbers” last departed The Oz in 2009, for a two year stint at the Tele, he reworked a Peter Allen classic to a more newspaper-centric rendition: “I still call (The) Australia(n) home”. Geddit?

Looking back on what he sung in 2009 parts of the song are both hilarious and in hindsight somewhat prophetic, for example the line: “One day we’ll all be together once more when they merge all the journos onto one floor.”

This is something the good folks of News.com.au and other News Corp satellite offices can definitely attest to

Likewise other parts of the song are also well worth a listen.

But the question Dr Mumbo and the rest of the media industry are now asking is will we see a final encore before Tabbers brings the curtain down on his career as a Paper Giant?


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