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.
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.