The issue we face isn’t Turnbull, Abbott Shorten or Sam Dastyari the problem is the paucity of media and it’s self indulgent approach to presenting only some facts and carefully avoiding others as Tony Walker does here.
1) The LNP accepted donations from the same Chinese gentleman as the ALP
2) His Chinese staff member is currently working for John Alexander in Bennelong
3) Until busted the LNP accepted a swathe of Rolex watches as gifts valued at $250K from a Chinese developer “Tony Abbott returned a Rolex given to him by a Chinese billionaire …
4) The Chines government has every reason to be “pissed off “with the quality of the Australian Press which we have seen and Malcolm Turnbull’s use of it in the abuse of the China Australia diplomatic relationship for simplistic and puerile political games that threaten an otherwise stable and mutually beneficial friendship between the two countries. Trump couldn’t have done better
One might well ask:
Why Main Stream media offers so little in the way of information? The media self indulgence can be seen clearly see here just read this article. For what it’s worth the banner might as well have said:
For Shorten, Abbott is a gift that keeps on giving
The 2017 report confirms:
80% of Australians reject the notion of selecting immigrants by race,
85% believe multiculturalism is good for this country. “It’s a very strong brand,” says Markus. “You even go to rural areas and get amazing majorities of people who think it’s good for Australia.”
74% reject the idea of selecting immigrants by religion, and
56% of us believe the number of migrants Australia takes each year is either about right or too low.
That this is the best we can do — indeed that this is a relative triumph for Mr. Turnbull — illustrates just how tangled Australia’s climate politics have become. The country has taken a long, hard look at every warning about the costs of delayed climate action and ignored them all. And, subsequently, it has paid for those costs through high energy prices and curtailed investment.
He’s labelled it ‘the weirdest waste of Australian money since every Baz Luhrmann movie ever made’.
Michelle Grattan speaks to Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
A very frustrating aspect of Australian politics is watching the Government disseminate misinformation via legacy media.
Jim Pembroke ponders Malcolm Turnbull’s impressive fear-mongering that has accompanied the latest alleged terror threat.
Every month, more examples emerge of Coalition MPs and officials abusing their power for financial or political gain.
The government’s proposed welfare reforms will push already vulnerable people further into poverty and increase stigma around addiction
This was glaringly apparent during the election campaign and final outcome in the United Kingdom. Jeremy Corbyn was mercilessly savaged and smeared relentlessly. Phrases such as ‘being dirty’, ‘scruffy’, a ‘dangerous Marxist’, and even an ‘IRA terrorist sympathizer’ were used.. Rich words coming from the press when Theresa May is now in bed with a little known terrorist group from Ireland. Of course, media won`t talk about this though! That narrative is not for public ears!
A Melbourne woman bound for a holiday in the United States claims she was strip-searched, locked up in a federal prison and sent back to Australia by border officials.
Offshore oil and gas regulator says there was a 10,500-litre spill in April 2016 but refuses to reveal where it occurred or company responsible
Source: Six more sleeps | The Monthly
On Anzac Day, at the airport, everywhere: the levels of vitriol in our personal and public lives need to be called out. It’s just not a clever way to talk to each other
Media Matters, in partnership with global activism group Avaaz, submitted a report to U.K.’s chief broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, detailing the risks Rupert Murdoch’s desired takeover of British satellite broadcasting company Sky poses to British broadcasting standards. On March 16, U.K. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley had referred Murdoch’s take
In facing up to racism, we need to deal with Australia’s structural racism as well as individual prejudices.
Source: Is Australia racist?