The internet is a bent monarch, with Fake News the jewel in its crown. This week, Greenpeace got real edgy, a man found something and a rat smelled nice. So, what’s fake?
Every so often, weird things are found in our fast food, which happens to find the news. But how much of it is true? Well, we endeavoured to find out. Mind the puns.
Fake News is often an arrow through the neck with a gas bill attached to it. This week, the state of California entered a state of confusion, and while Iceland wants your girth, India certainly doesn’t need it.
The weight of the information age often crushes our attention, and we often accept things we’re told, because there’s always something else to read. This is the problem of the modern day.
This week’s Fake News Editorial examines the mysterious face-time between Sarah Hanson-Young and Donald Trump in Davos.
Wow. Abandon all hope ye who enter. Overnight we’ve witnessed the Pope call out Fake News, China banning tattoos and hip-hop and one millennial driving and emoji-ing.
Our Fake News correspondent in Canberra, Frank Rarely, dwells on why January is such an agreeable month for politics and whether it might be possible to enjoy the same experience all year round.
There’s a distinctive Cronenbergian flavour to our Fake News search this week. So, enjoy the body horror of five-foot tapeworms, hollow athletics and spreading disease.
New year, same old fake headlines. In the first edition of 2018, we travel to IKEA to urinate on a catalogue, to Yale University to wave allegations, and to Silicon Valley to drink undrinkable water.
It’s clear that the profession of politics is a dying industry, but I’m wondering if we can replace them with anything better?
Why do you hate everyone, Internet? Why spread lies? Look what you’ve done to young Tiger. What did he ever do to you? You’re not right.
On the back of Kevin Rudd’s new book, we knocked on the door of Julia Gillard to see if she’d review it for us.
In another compelling communiqué from the White House, Ivanka reveals that her dad is closer to God than you might think.
While the ongoing energy issue rolls on, leaving us in the dark, we should know that parties on all sides are powering our disgust.
There’s an odd duality defining the information age, in that the more we have access to, the more ignorant we choose to be.
After Hurricane Harvey swept through Houston, most of the rubbish that lined the streets was rumour, hearsay and outright lies. So, in order to dig up the truth, we’ve brought our sturdiest gumboots.
Welcome back to the off pork pie that the internet has heated up for us. A woman lost a battle against a rubber band, an imaginary friend didn’t exist and we discovered the source of Trump’s power.
As far as this political analyst sees it, the challenge for Malcolm is not keeping his job, but rather making sure he doesn’t eclipse Tony Abbott’s mark of Newspoll non-excellence.
Never to be a man to back down, the newly kiwi Barnaby has many a trick to stay relevant in Australian Politics. Joyce, az, bro!
Welcome back to our weekly sift through the rubbish dump of Internet detritus. This week, we investigate the claims that Barack Obama’s true legacy was leaving cockroaches in the White House.
I hope you like your mornings stupid. Trump created his own news channel, NASA will pay you to protect the planet, and HBO was hit by keyboard brandishing vandals.
Does anyone remember the Internet before it turned into a skin bearin’, abuse slingin’, Trump promotin’ cultural wasteland? I’m asking for a friend.