When the media is right, and the world is not, a story is told: Why is the media right?

By Peter HapgoodPublished March 08, 2018 11:02:25There are many reasons why the world has changed since the days of the press.The internet has changed everything, and that includes how we view news.The rise of the right wing press and the rise of fake news has made the world less democratic, less open and less safe.The media is a force for […]

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Russia’s Crimea ‘is not Russia’

A day after Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula, the Russian government said it was not Russia and the peninsula was not part of Russia.“Crimea is not Russia,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday in televised comments, according to the Russian Interfax news agency.“It belongs to Ukraine and it is under Ukraine’s control,” he said.Crimea is a part of […]

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When do you get to vote?

RTE article A new national poll has found that most Australians have no intention of voting for the federal Labor Party, but are instead concentrating their votes on the Greens, the Palmer United Party and the PalmerUnited Party.The new survey by ABC/Radio National found that just under two in three Australians (42 per cent) were planning to vote for Labor, […]

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