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AFP raids

‘Don’t ever again allow politicians to diminish the public broadcaster’

Kerry O'Brien's full Logies speech on the 'failures of politics, failures of journalism, and failures of society'.

2019 federal election

Is Facebook really committed to combating fake news?

Facebook says it's taking the war on fake news seriously... but that it shouldn't be expected to.

climate change

Jump in my (autonomous) car

This week in Side View: Ring or Ringu? America's grim military legacy in Iraq, the fall of the National Enquirer, and crab housing.


Angus Taylor’s year from hell

From Australia's 'watergate' scandal to becoming a meme, 2019 has been a horror year for Energy Minister Angus Taylor.

Trending news

Why did Nine dedicate a front page to Jenny Morrison’s fashion sense?

Nine pushed Jenny Morrison's status as an 'unlikely fashion influencer', but it seems there might be more to the story.

George Pell gets a visit from a PM while Assange fights alone

Australia has two high-profile international figures in jail. So why is the convicted paedophile being treated better than the whistleblower?

Labor’s nostalgia based on bad maths and worse politics

Labor's claim that the Greens ruined the chance for effective climate action ignores the fact that Kevin Rudd's climate scheme was terrible policy.