Expecting Facebook to monitor hate speech and disinformation is not only expecting much, but expecting something dangerous.
Floyd's death has propelled a movement that has capitalised on a publicised event of police brutality in the United States to re-order matters and sort out grievance across the board.
The ABC has been gripped by an institutionalised animosity towards the 45th President of the United States exemplified in its role as a spruiker for that part of the prolonged anti-Trump crusade embodied in the 'Russiagate' controversy.
...... turning an inconsequential scientific ‘comment’ into something far more significant than what it actually is.
US public broadcasting only gets 27% of its total $3.04 billion revenue from government taxes and grants
I now watch SBS (and Sky and international channels) more these days than the ABC because it aims to operate by its charter.
The stark contrast in how 'their ABC' and SkyNews (UK and Australia) are reporting this pandemic is astounding and somewhat reminiscent of their handling of the recent bushfires.
Leaving aside the political bickerings of bias, a review should consider whether taxpayers are funding roles that are already adequately provided in the private sector whether commercially or mutually.
Orwell's Essay on Politics and the English Language is more important than ever.
Australian and international media have howled with indignant outrage at the notion they and their sources are accountable to 'onerous' national secrecy laws.
Memories are imperfect repositories, but there is something to be said about those of actors being particularly susceptible.
Where possible, and as a matter of principle, it is better to expose social media to existing law and existing enforcement methods rather than introduce overspecialised specific legislation.