What an irony. As the free world celebrates D-day and the heroes who kept it free from the Gestapo’s “knock on the door”, the international news on the BBC leads with the spectacle of the police raid on the ABC offices.This could not happen in other advanced democracies, which all have constitutional protections for journalists and their sources of information, although of course it does go on in Istanbul and Rangoon – and now in Sydney. How did we become so out of sync on press freedom, invasions of which are the sign of a second-rate country?
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Australia doesn't care about Fake News it cares about Real News getting out (ODT)
Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly affected their confidence in government institutions, a new study says
Virtually all critical indicators of economic health have deteriorated substantially since the 2013 election. That decline appears to have accelerated since the 2016 election. Few, if any, of these outcomes, have been reported accurately by mainstream economics reporters.