The reasons for Twitter's suspension of the account were themselves political acts initiated by a market actor.
This story focuses on how the news media 'injects' a world view in to that reality, creating delusion more akin to schizophrenia than an approximate perception of cause and events.
If you did not access celebrity news, in time, you might come to wonder just what happened to that promising young actress that had a breakout performance in 'Hard Candy'.
So much of what I read is biased in this way or that, and I find I have to wade through the exaggeration to get to the point.
Australia has given the world two influential and disruptive exports in the field of media.
Is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation too focused on the interests of a relatively small group of people in the inner cities of Sydney and Melbourne?
Over the past few months I have become more and more aware of, interested even, in what passes for advertising on our commercial TV channels, and on the SBS as well.
The objective is to force Facebook to alter its hate speech definition so that its own “detection algorithm” will characterize any criticism of Israel as hate speech.
Now, big and bold, the likes of Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook look at the globe as theirs, and theirs alone, to be divided in the manner that Spain and Portugal divvied the New World between them at the Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494.
'A quantitative, scientific method for deriving estimates of koala populations and trends was possible, in the absence of empirical data on abundances.'
According to a number of studies over the past decade, we may have become so enamoured with emotional over-reaction that we're permanently changing the way our brains work.
It does not explain everything, but it offers fresh insights into the way our modern, diminished politcs function.