It’s not just the government shutdown, or the wall, or Venezuela. Donald Trump is the issue, but we’re not getting the full story.
A new report has excoriated the lack of coverage afforded to Australia’s minorities in her media.
We can easily point at Donald Trump for stoking the fires, but it is the media that is equally to blame for such obvious political division.
In the wake of the historic merger between Nine and Fairfax, I’m thinking that maybe we need to rethink how our news is funded.
The defence of Julian Assange has largely been left to the individual. Noticeably, no media outlets have stood beside him. Their silence speaks volumes.
Well, it’s seemingly official. We Australians are not comfortable in sharing our take of the news online, as research indicates we care too much about what people think about us.
With the Skripals mysteriously recovering from their poisoning, the danger of this moment is that those that preceded it will soon be forgotten.
The extra affairs of our politicians seems to pull our focus. In the case of Trump, I saw it’s time we stop feeding him.
With the results official, the real challenge is what comes next. While the postal vote split us, it is our responsibility to return as one, to debate.
Facebook has introduced measures to curb fake news, but unfortunately, those measures actually embolden the spread of fake news with users worldwide flipping a middle finger to the censor.
The story of James Harris Jackson, a white man who wanted to hunt black men speaks louder than the words within, in that the promotion of crime in America is still horribly biased.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we hear from a digi-veteran, look at youth shakeup and check out predicted trends of 2017.
Yes, things are bad. But our propensity to attach the “worst ever” label is short sighted, lazy, and frankly a bit thick.
With the reign of Trump set to befall us in a matter of hours, he is beset by his own difficulties, and what he can wring from them.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke presents industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we look at the fence that Facebook has constructed, the home of the top 46 advertisers and the Dept of Justice vs. The Industry