Dear Hooplarians, It is with sadness that co-founder of The Hoopla, Jane Waterhouse and I tell you that this will be the last daily edition of The Hoopla.
In 2015 you loved reading Mrs Woog on Glenn McGrath, Corinne Grant on Gillian Triggs, Kelly Briggs on domestic violence and Aboriginal women, Eden Riley on Andrew and Myuran, Kath Kenny on Gen X in Power and Jebby Phillips on Knox.
In 2014 you loved reading about Frances McDormand and Hollywood beauty standards, Lucy Clark on her daughter's testing school days, Wendy Harmer's tribute to Rosie Batty, as well as political analysis from Paula Matthewson and Meshel Laurie.
Here's some classic 2013 columns: CORINNE GRANT on banal political reporting, TRACEY SPICER on Julia Gillard. Plus GERMAINE GREER, WENDY HARMER, ADAM BOLAND and MRS WOOG.
In 2012 you loved reading Tracey Spicer on all the sexist men she's known, Wendy Harmer on Julia Gillard, as well as classic posts by Mrs Woog, Corinne Grant, Gideon Haigh and Lisa Woodward.
As we say farewell to the current incarnation of The Hoopla this week, we'll be looking back at the people and stories that you loved each year. We start with 2011.
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