Laughing Stock: Australia’s new media code rivals our climate policy for absurdity – Michael West

Laughing Stock: Australia’s new media code rivals our climate policy for absurdity – Michael West

Google good, Facebook bad. That sums up mainstream media coverage of the Coalition government’s bizarre new media code. That’s because Google paid up, Facebook decided it was extortion and called Josh Frydenberg’s bluff, banning Australian news. Kim Wingerei and Michael West report on the corruption of mainstream media. As if Rupert Murdoch and the Coalition had not already flubbed Australia’s credibility around the world for their failure on climate change, now we look like we don’t know how the internet works.

Laughing Stock: Australia’s new media code rivals our climate policy for absurdity – Michael West

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