Last year, former Melbourne Age correspondent Ed O'Loughlin featured in the 2007 Dishonest Reporting Awards. There's an Ausie connection again in the award list for 2008.
The recipient of the Heil Hitler salute and goosestep for the Ugliest Rationalization For a Blood Libel goes to the racist ranter Roland Jabbour:-
"Defending broadcasts of Hezbollah's Al-Manar-TV in Australia, Roland Jabbour, chairman of the Australian Arabic Council, told The Age:
"He said he would not call Jews the offspring of apes and pigs, but that in the context of "the crimes of the state of Israel" it was reasonable for al-Manar to do so and to portray Israeli rabbis as killing Christian children to use their blood in Passover meals."