Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker at Wellesley: Media coverage in Australia and the South Pacific (2014)

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND and TAHITI

Australia

Your attention, please. News agency photograph:

(05 February 2014). Statue of sleep-walking man triggers controversy at Wellesley College. gettyimages.com.au (Photo and caption). [1854]

National

TV

ninemsn staff. (06 February 2014). ’Sleepwalking’ statue scares students. 9news (national - Sydney, NSW) (World section) (website). [0778]

NEWSPAPER

(06 February 2014). He’s actually a lot stiffer than you think. MX (Australia) (General news section) (hard copy). [K1-084]

OTHER MEDIA

(06 February 2014). Undie-clad Sleepwalker statue stresses out students at Wellesley College. News.com.au (national) (National news section) (news website). (Another article version was released on the same day with the title "How creepy is this weird and almost nude sculpture?" and in the travel section.) [1056; 0867]

Jacobs, Peter. (06 February 2014). There is a terrifying statue of a nearly naked man on Wellesley College’s campus. businessinsider.com.au (business news website) (Australia) (Briefing section). [2-5251]

Fairfax Media. (07 February 2014). Is this too scary? domain.com.au (housing website) (Australia) (Embedded Fairfax Media video). [2-5259]

Fairfax Media. (07 February 2014). Is this too scary? drive.com.au (auto website) (Australia) (Embedded Fairfax Media video). [2-5254]

Fairfax Media. (07 February 2014) Is this too scary? EssentialBaby.com.au (parenting website) (Embedded Fairfax Media-branded video) (Section unknown). [5095]

Fairfax Media. (07 February 2014) Is this too scary? Goodfood.com.au (food website) (Embedded Fairfax Media-branded video) (Section unknown). [5098]

Fairfax Media. (07 February 2014). Is this too scary? nationaltimes.com.au (Australia) (Embedded Fairfax Media-branded video) (Federal Politics section). [2-5255]

Vitto, Laura. (07 February 2014). Creepy Sleepwalker Statue is freaking students at Wellesley college out. Daily Life (Australian women’s lifestyle magazine) (Celebrity news section) (website). (Also on 07 February 2014 an embedded Fairfax Media video entitled "Is this too scary?" was released.) [0024; 5096]

Watts, Richard. (07 February 2014). Sleepwalking sculpture alarms American students. artsHub (Visual arts - bits and blogs section) (website). [1221]

(ca. 08 February 2014). Stiffer than you’d think. MXnet (mobile news website) (mxnet.com.au) (national website) (Section unknown). [2-5253]




"Motorists reportedly have been slamming on their brakes as they approach and pass the 175-centimetre fibreglass and epoxy sculpture, entitled Sleepwalker..."


— Megan Levy reporting in "Sleepwalker: the undressed sculpture causing undue stress" (07 February 2014), in multiple Australian news outlets




Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

NEWSPAPER

Levy, Megan. (07 February 2014). Sleepwalker: the undressed sculpture causing undue stress. The Canberra Times (Entertainment) (website). (Also on 07 February 2014, an embedded Fairfax Media video entitled "Is this too scary?" was released.) [0757; 2456]

New South Wales

NEWSPAPERS

(06 February 2014). He’s actually a lot stiffer than you think. Sydney MX (Australia) (World section) (hard copy). [K1-092]

(06 February 2014). Undie-clad Sleepwalker statue stresses out students at Wellesley College. The Daily Telegraph (newspaper) (Sydney) (Travel news section). [2-5248]

(07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Tweed Daily News (newspaper) (Tweed Heads South, NSW) (news section) (website). [2-5252]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Ballina Shire Advocate (Ballina, NSW) (APN News & Media) (Section unknown) (website). [0855]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Byron Shire News (Byron Shire area, NSW) (APN News & Media) (Section unknown) (website). [0874]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, NSW) (APN News & Media) (Section unknown) (website). [0853]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW) (APN News & Media) (Section unknown) (website). [0854]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Northern Rivers Echo Northern Rivers area, NSW (APN News & Media) (Section unknown) (website). [0870]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Northern Star (Lismore, NSW) (APN News & Media) (Section unknown) (website). [0859]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Tweed Daily News (Tweeds Head, NSW) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0847]

Levy, Megan. (07 February 2014). Sleepwalker: the undressed sculpture causing undue stress. The Sydney Morning Herald (Entertainment) (website). (Also on 07 February 2014 an embedded Fairfax Media video entitled "Is this too scary?" was released.) [0758; 5092]

NEWS WEBSITE

(07 February 2014). Tượng người gây hoảng sợ trong trường học. xaluan.com (news website) (Cabramatta, NSW, Australia) (Trang Nhất section). [2-3444]

OTHER MEDIA

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. finda.com.au ("local classified for NSW and Qld" website) (Section unknown). [2-5250]

Queensland

NEWSPAPERS

(06 February 2014). He’s actually a lot stiffer than you think. MX Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) (MX section) (hard copy). [K1-083]

(06 February 2014). Undie-clad Sleepwalker statue stresses out students at Wellesley College. The Courier-Mail (Brisbane) (Travel news section) (website). [2590]

Associated Press. (07 February 2014). World. The Gold Coast Bulletin (Gold Coast, Australia) (News section) (Photo and caption) (hard copy). (Mention.) [K1-037]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Caboolture News (Caboolture, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0860]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Central Queensland News (Emerald area, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0848]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Central Telegraph (Biloela, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0865]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Coolum News (Coolum Beach area, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0873]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Daily Mercury (Mackay, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0851]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0858]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Gatton Star (Gatton, Lockyer and Brisbane Valley, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0763]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Gympie Times (Gympie, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0856]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Ipswich Advertiser (Ipswich, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0876]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0852]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The NewsMail (Bundaberg, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0863]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Noosa News (Noosa area, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0872]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Observer (Gladstone, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0861]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0565]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Range News (Beerwah area, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0869]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Reporter (Logan City, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0864]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Satellite (Ipswich, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0875]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. South Burnett Times (Kingaroy, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0862]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Stanthorpe Border Post (Stanthorpe, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0868]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0849]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. suratbasin.com.au (Surat Basin area, Qld) (Website for Balonne Beacon, Chinchilla News, Dalby Herald, Western Star, and Western Times. (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections). [0871]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. The Toowoomba Chronicle (Toowoomba, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0846]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Warwick Daily News (Warwick, Qld) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0857]

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. Whitsunday Times (Airlie Beach, Ql) (APN News & Media) (News - art / offbeat / students sections) (website). [0866]

Levy, Megan. (07 February 2014). Sleepwalker: the undressed sculpture causing undue stress. Brisbane Times (Entertainment) (website). (Also on 07 February 2014 an embedded Fairfax Media video entitled "Is this too scary?" was released.) [0741; 2277]

OTHER MEDIA

Krishnan, Joe. (07 February 2014). Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints. finda.com.au ("local classified for NSW and Qld" website) (Section unknown). [2-5250]




"’I honestly didn’t even want to get too close to him,’ Wellesley College student Laura Mayron told the Boston Globe. ’It’s odd.’"


— Joe Krishnan reporting in "Creepy statue of zombie sleepwalker sparks complaints" (07 February 2014), in multiple Australian news outlets




South Australia

NEWSPAPER

(06 February 2014). Undie-clad Sleepwalker statue stresses out students at Wellesley College. The Advertiser (Adelaide) (Travel news section) (website). [1050]

Victoria

RADIO

(07 February 2014). Tượng người mộng du gây hoảng sợ trong trường học ở Mỹ. cherryradio.com.au (online Vietnamese-language radio station) (Melbourne) (Tin tức section). [2-5256]

NEWSPAPERS

(06 February 2014). Undie-clad sleepwalker statue stresses out students at Wellesley College. Herald Sun (Melbourne) (Travel news) (website). [0567]

Levy, Megan. (07 February 2014). Sleepwalker: the undressed sculpture causing undue stress. The Age (Entertainment section) (Melbourne) (website). (Also on 07 February 2014 an embedded Fairfax Media video entitled "Is this too scary?" was released.) [0808; 5093]

OTHER MEDIA

(07 February 2014). Tượng người gây hoảng sợ trong trường học ở Mỹ. viet-times.com.au (news website) (Dandenong, Victoria) (Tin tức section). [2-5258]

Western Austalia

NEWSPAPER

(06 February 2014). Undie-clad Sleepwalker statue stresses out students at Wellesley College. perthnow.com.au (associated with The Sunday Times newspaper) (Perth, WA) (Travel News section) (website). [2-5249]

Levy, Megan. (07 February 2014). Sleepwalker: the undressed sculpture causing undue stress. WAtoday.com.au (Perth, WA) (Entertainment - Art and Design section) (newspaper website). (Also on 07 February 2014 an embedded Fairfax Media video entitled "Is this too scary?" was released.) [0879; 5097]

New Zealand

Your attention, please. News agency photographs:

(06 February 2014). Sculpture exhibit at Wellesley College causes a stir. gettyimages.co.nz (At least 8 photos and captions). [1851]

TV

Associated Press. (08 February 2014). Man-in-undies sculpture causes stir. 3 News (TV, radio, internet) (Auckland, NZ) (Entertainment section) (website). [0877]

NEWSPAPERS AND NEWS WEBSITES

Times of India. (06 February 2014). US college sculpture of underwear man causes stir. New Zealand Star. (Section unknown) (website). [2248]

Associated Press. (06 February 2014). US college sculpture of underwear man causes stir. The New Zealand Herald (World - United States section) (website). [A second article was released online on 07 February 2014 with the title "Creepy statue causes protest at women’s college" in the World - arts & literature section. (website and hard copy.) [0656; 0657; K1-047]

(07 February 2014). Around the world. Waikato Times (Hamilton, New Zealand) (News section) (hard copy). (Mention.) [K3-017]

INTERNET PORTAL

ITN. (07 February 2014). Odd half-naked statue pops up at US college. nz.msn.com (Video section) (website). [2222]

Tahiti

For rough foreign language translations, see Google translate.

NEWSPAPERS

AFP. (06 February 2014). USA: la statue d’un homme en slip provoque l’émoi dans une université. Tahiti Infos (Papeete, Tahiti) (Unusual section) (website). [0675]



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