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Expecting Facebook to monitor hate speech and disinformation is not only expecting much, but expecting something dangerous.
by Binoy Kampmark - 2/07/2020 - 5 comments
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.
by Binoy Kampmark - 15/06/2020 - 25 comments
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.
by Laurence Maher - 1/06/2020 - 27 comments
...... turning an inconsequential scientific ‘comment’ into something far more significant than what it actually is.
by Mark Poynter - 27/05/2020 - 7 comments
US public broadcasting only gets 27% of its total $3.04 billion revenue from government taxes and grants
by Chris Lewis - 21/05/2020 - 35 comments
I now watch SBS (and Sky and international channels) more these days than the ABC because it aims to operate by its charter.
by Charles Essery - 20/05/2020 - 24 comments
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.
by Charles Essery - 14/04/2020 - 43 comments
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.
by Terry Ryan - 5/03/2020 - 21 comments
Orwell's Essay on Politics and the English Language is more important than ever.
by Murray Hunter - 25/02/2020 - 4 comments
Australian and international media have howled with indignant outrage at the notion they and their sources are accountable to 'onerous' national secrecy laws.
by David Pellowe - 21/02/2020 - 8 comments
Memories are imperfect repositories, but there is something to be said about those of actors being particularly susceptible.
by Binoy Kampmark - 13/02/2020 - 4 comments
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.
by Chris Whitfield - 30/01/2020 - 7 comments


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