Category Archives: Media

Following the fake news

In Los Angeles, and have come across this: A partial list of threats against GOP and Trump from Hollywood celebrities. But the four papers today that were free at hotel reception must be all anyone sees and all discuss the … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media | 24 Comments

What’s missing?

Here is a screen shot from the ABCs Media Watch program website. So what do you notice? The very last story is one where the ABC beat up a story posted by our good friend Roger Franklin. Then there is … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 25 Comments

Fake news and fake replies from their ABC

A few weeks ago I put some requests for information from the ABC. The have replied. My first question: On Q&A guest Lawrence Krauss made the following statement, “You’re more right (sic) likely to be killed by a refrigerator, in … Continue reading

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The enemy within

This is CNN Creates Fake News Story, Stages Pro-Muslim Demonstration After London Terrorist Attack. From a few days ago but ought to be the template for understnding what you see on the news or read in the press. And then … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Media | 51 Comments

Bolt Attack – Tony Thomas reports

Over at Quadrant Online (be sure to subscribe) Tony Thomas describes the aftermath of the attack on Andrew Bolt: Andrew Bolt was ambushed and assaulted by a trio of thugs at 11.55am today as he entered Il Gambero Restaurant in … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Media, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 76 Comments

Media Watch fudges

In most countries the government agency that is responsible for monitoring and intimidating journalists is attached to the secret police. Here in Australia that government agency is the ABC’s Media Watch. Last night for the first time I can remember … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 70 Comments

More quality journalism

I could have been reading The Age given the level of fake news contained in just one sentence. Roger Franklin’s future at Quadrant hangs in the balance after the online editor’s despicable column last week about his desire for the … Continue reading

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Why won’t people pay money to read guff?

I found this gem in the Australian this morning: Of all the many silly things that were done during the past quarter century to imperil the newspaper industry, none has proved more damaging than the insistence of newspaper executives initially … Continue reading

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We need to better understand how to defend our own

This is in re Roger Franklin. I begin with this modern parable for our times: Republican body slams reporter. This is how it begins. The Republican candidate for Montana’s congressional seat slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the … Continue reading

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Request for information

I have put two requests for information into the ABC: On Q&A guest Lawrence Krauss made the following statement, “You’re more right (sic) likely to be killed by a refrigerator, in the United States, falling on you” in relation to … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Media | 48 Comments