Facebook, Australia Forge Agreement Following Aussie News Blackout
February 24th, 2021 12:33 PM
In retaliation to a proposed law in Australia that would require tech giants like Facebook and Google to pay for news content on their platforms, Facebook blocked all local and global news sites from Australia. Facebook’s Australian news blackout ended after five days when the two sides came to an agreement.
Facebook CENSORS News in Australia, Australian Publishers Globally
February 18th, 2021 10:42 AM
A proposed law from the Land Down Under did not go over well with Facebook.
Facebook has decided to block all news in and from Australian users in response to a proposed law that would require the platform to pay news publishers for stories that appear on Facebook.
Amanpour and Guest Blame Fox News for 'Monstrous' Climate 'Denial'
November 22nd, 2020 7:36 AM
Journalists despise government efforts to "investigate media power" -- unless it's Rupert Murdoch. On Friday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour provided an unchallenged forum to former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd to complain about Rupert Murdoch's influence on issues like global warming, and to talk up an effort he is pushing to…
ABC Hopes US Will Follow Australia's Strict Coronavirus Lockdown
August 5th, 2020 11:38 AM
On Good Morning America Wednesday, the ABC journalists seemed eager for the United States to follow Australia’s example, after one major city implemented a strict lockdown after COVID-19 cases rose dramatically. In the tease leading up to the report, co-anchor Amy Robach hyped, “Australia imposes one of the strictest lockdowns on Earth, as a major city there faces a second wave.…
CNN Ignores High COVID Countries to Make U.S. Look Worst
May 28th, 2020 8:14 PM
As the official coronavirus death toll reached 100,000 on Wednesday, CNN hosts Brooke Baldwin and Don Lemon both cherry-picked data to misleadingly suggest that the pandemic has hit the United States harder than any other country as the two used charts contrasting the U.S. only to countries that have had death rates on the low side.
Sky News DESTROYS CNN for Putting Thunberg on COVID-19 'Town Hall'
May 15th, 2020 4:43 PM
Sky News Australia definitely didn’t pull any punches in its criticisms of CNN’s nutty idea to put Greta Thunberg alongside health experts on a "coronavirus town hall" last night.
Ex-Obama Aide Sciutto Teams Up With Biden Aide To Bash Trump on China
May 6th, 2020 7:52 AM
Former Obama State Department official and current CNN Newsroom co-host Jim Sciutto interviewed former Obama counterterrorism adviser and current Biden aide Lisa Monaco on Tuesday. It's like a class reunion. The Obama veterans agreed that President Trump's approach to China during the pandemic is making the United States "an island" in the court of international public opinion.
CBS Touts Australian Climate Alarmists Trashing 'Criminal' 'Deniers'
February 18th, 2020 5:38 PM
On Sunday's 60 Minutes on CBS, the show devoted a segment to highlighting the views of Australian environmental alarmists and their attacks on "right-wing climate deniers" over the issue of whether global warming is to blame for the recent wildfires. Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull -- who was ousted by his own conservative political party over his alarmist views -- was given a forum to…
NY Times Delivers Page One Climate Lectures For Australia
February 16th, 2020 2:30 PM
The front of Sunday’s New York Times featured yet another climate lecture from Australia bureau chief Damien Cave. The alarmism was labeled a “Reporter’s Notebook,” but was not so much reporting as pleading with his unfortunate subjects to radically reorganize their lives in the name of “climate change.” The online headline deck: “The End of Australia as We Know It -- What many of us have…
PBS Science Reporter Blames Global Warming for Australian Wildfires
January 20th, 2020 7:37 PM
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, science correspondent Miles O'Brien blamed manmade global warming for the severity of the recent Australian wildfires, and talked up the possibility that Prime Minister Scott Morrison as well as the Rupert Murdoch-dominated media may be changing their climate "denier" views.
The Nation: Aussie Fires Demonstrate Sports at Risk of Destruction
January 20th, 2020 10:00 AM
The smoke and heat plaguing the ongoing Australian Open tennis tournament and threatening the health of contestants aren't just an unfortunate set of circumstances. Oh no, it's a matter of the sports world sticking its head in the stand and ignoring the world's ongoing climate catastrophe, writes The Nation magazine sports editor Dave Zirin.
CNN Touts Climate Alarmists Blaming Skeptics for Wildfires
January 14th, 2020 3:10 PM
On Friday's The Lead on CNN, host Jake Tapper ran a report by correspondent Will Ripley which promoted the alarmist view that global warming is to blame for the unusually bad wildfire season in Australia, and that skeptics deserve scorn for undermining the alarmists who are trying to cut carbon dioxide levels. More conservative-minded scientists who argue that the intensity of the wildfires is…
NY Times Blames Australia Fire Inaction on Warming, Rupert Murdoch
January 10th, 2020 1:01 PM
Sydney-based New York Times reporter Damien Cave found yet another thing to blame on the conservative press and in particular Australian-born newspaper mogul Rupert Murdoch: “Murdoch Manipulates Debate on Australia’s Fires.” The front of the Business Day section on Thursday featured the Sydney-based reporter committing his standard Murdoch-demonizing opinions to the Times’ so-called news pages: "…
PBS's Amanpour & Guest Trash Australian PM for Ignoring 'Science'
January 10th, 2020 12:38 PM
On Monday's Amanpour & Co., PBS host Christiane Amanpour devoted a segment to allowing an Australian global warming alarmist to blame the more conservative skeptics in his country for the disastrous wildfires currently hitting the country.