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Mainstream media holds politicians to account — some of them, sometimes

Recently, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews was asked the usual questions by the usual suspects in ...  
The importance of making up with China

Political tensions with China have been escalating, but there's still time for Australia to make ...  
What's next for Labor on climate?

The Labor Party must choose between an ambitious renewable energy policy platform, or, protecting ...  
PODCAST: IA founder David Donovan joins Denise Shrivell on #AusPol LIVE

IA founder and director Dave Donovan chats with Denise Shrivell on her topical and astute live ...  
The Israel lobby and media independence

The media skews towards affording pro-Israel voices a substantial amount of exposure, largely ...  
Kylie Moore-Gilbert's imprisonment a reminder of the need for free speech

Kylie Moore-Gilbert's name is among the growing list of academics and journalists unfairly serving ...  
Scott Morrison's 'daggy dad' facade is a lesson in hypocrisy

Recent social media posts by Scott Morrison show a leader seizing an opportunity and playing a ...  
Michael Brooks was a modern left-wing hero

Political commentator and writer Michael Brooks passed away at the age of 36. He was committed to ...  
The war on the ABC and its options for survival

Dr Lee Duffield continues his examination of the current state of the ABC and its future under a ...  
Neoliberal invasion of the ABC

The professional broadcaster could be in danger of getting turned into a bull-ring of amateurs and ...  
How the illogical Right hijack debate

Conservative political commentators preach simplistic narratives that align with their toxic ...  
Morrison cancels Parliament due to COVID-19 — and Dan Andrews

Concerned about lack of government accountability as Parliament shuts down Well, that’s because ...  
Journalists should question Scott Morrison over Parliament closure

Several members of the mainstream media are remaining silent over Scott Morrison's undemocratic ...  
ABC Fact Check proves Government lied about funding

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher claimed ABC funding has been rising yearly, a statement ...  
PODCAST: Dave Donovan joins Tom Ballard on 'Like I'm A Six-Year-Old'

I for one find it refreshing to read explicitly progressive takes on the news in IA. ~ Tom ...  
Dan damned — Scott scot-free

Premier Dan Andrews is damned if he does and damned if he doesn't, but PM Scott Morrison remains ...  
Trump, the pandemic and the News Corp misinformation machine

Recent events in the U.S., Australia and the UK have heightened the urgency of the community ...  
Sky News, ABC cuts and creeping populism: Australia becoming the U.S.

Australia is treading a dangerous path of media concentration, neoliberal government and little ...  
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