ANDREW BOLT|Old Dog Thoughts |
News Corporation employs Andrew Bolt and provides him with a platform ensuring the inequality of speech. Bolt's Blog not only advocates conservative, right wing and Tea Party views it moderates out most opposing opinions which he is entitled to do. However Andrew Bolt simply lies when he says he provides an arena for fair and balanced discussion in a no spin zone. He doesn't it's all spin.
Tuesday, 8 June 2021
Fighting Fake News with REAL, 8/6/21; Porter and the Politician's spin. Reality the ABC was defending itself and Porter capitulated. Defamation defense is ridiculously EXPENSIVE for the innocent; Top 1%; Coal Logic; NDIS;
Australia has maintained one of the toughest border regimes in the
world throughout the pandemic, helping it contain the virus and save
lives. But with strict quotas on entry, flights into Australia are a
privilege reserved only for the rich.
Weighing heavily on Christian
Porter’s mind was probably that the defence filed by the ABC set out a
number of details that his lawyers kept temporarily secret.
At the end of the day, a plaintiff brings a defamation case against a media organisation for compensation, or for an apology, or to get an online article or publication removed – or perhaps all three. But Porter has finished his case with none of these. You be the judge on who “won”.
Justin Quill is a partner with the law firm Thomson Geer, which acts on behalf of The Australian Financial Review and Joe Aston on occasion.
tactics from the NDIS have devastated many Australians. One mother had
always been given advance notice that her son’s plan was being reviewed.
This time, it was only at the end of the phone call to discuss her
son’s support package that she realised the call was in fact the review.
Natasha May reports.