'The Monthly, a new national magazine of politics, society and the arts will give space to long essays and thoughtful reviews, to investigative journalism and zingy reportage, to bold photography and a brash design.'
Source: http://www.themonthly.com.au/thankyou/index.html (Sighted 08/05/2005)
'Moments began as medieval measures, the time it took for a sundial’s blade of shadow to shift – ninety seconds or so, depending on the season. A slice of sunlight. A moment now carries cultural as well as temporal weight. A slice of spotlight. Increasingly, we speak of our present as a moment, as if its minutes are sprung like an ontological mousetrap, primed to snap. As Sam Anderson writes in The New York Times: ‘No nexus of events is too large or heterogeneous – no geopolitical weather too swirlingly turbulent – to avoid being reduced to the shorthand of the moment.’ (Introduction)