Source: Megaphone Madness: how reckless media impeded Victoria’s Covid-19 recovery – Michael West
Because the setup is bullshit. The instructions don’t work. They are vague when they claim to be “well documented”. You get instructions like: edit these two 6000 line config files, guessing at what you need, but get it right or you will have to run the 15 minute setup script again. Oh and we’re not …
We’re all still waiting … for your right to know. The right of the public in our democracies to know what’s really going on is being tested at this very moment at the Old Bailey in Merry England.
Source: Feeding the Chooks: Scott Morrison’s marketing triumph over mainstream media – Michael West
Buried in a seemingly dry report on fertility rates was a confession that Josh Frydenberg’s 2019 Budget forecasts were based on spin, writes Michael Pascoe. Source: Government fesses up (very quietly) to 2019 Budget bungle
Source: Foxtel benefited from fast-tracked Federal Government funds, FOI reveals – ABC News Corruption.
Facebook suspends environmental groups despite vow to fight misinformation | Environment | The Guardian
Source: Facebook suspends environmental groups despite vow to fight misinformation | Environment | The Guardian Facebook going full toxic.
the idea of a Federal MP resigning from Cabinet over anything less than a disastrous and protracted scandal seems far-fetched at best. A litany of recent scandals from “Watergate” involving Energy Minister Angus Taylor to “Sports Rorts” involving Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie, has illustrated just how much-perceived wrongdoing is required before a ministerial resignation may actually occur. …
Source: Censored: Australian scientists say suppression of environment research is getting worse Scientists have been banned from publicly discussing the environmental effects of activities such as mining. Environmental scientists in Australia say that they are under increasing pressure from their employers to downplay research findings or avoid communicating them at all. More than half of …