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Will Voller decision change how we use social media?

Will Voller decision change how we use social media?

Crikey readers discuss defamation on social media, the media as a mouthpiece for government and the ABC standing up for itself.

Australian elections are entering uncharted territory

Australian elections are entering uncharted territory

Crikey readers discuss social media's influence, Victoria's housing crisis and the Coalition's industry super plans.

Australia just had its first social media election

Australia just had its first social media election

Targeted misinformation and a quiet undercurrent of anti-immigration and anti-refugee sentiment — social media allowed the real election campaign to fly under the radar.

How both parties bungled the chase for Chinese-Australian votes

How both parties bungled the chase for Chinese-Australian votes

It's 2019 and Australian politicians are only just starting to front up to this major group of voters. They have a lot to learn.

Are troll farms ruining Australian political debate?

Are troll farms ruining Australian political debate?

Are journalists getting more abuse than ever before? And if they are, could troll farms be to blame?

Dirt units will stop young people from ever entering politics

Dirt units will stop young people from ever entering politics

It's time to stop punishing candidates for the crime of being born in the 1980s or 1990s.

Political social media scandals continue to mount

Political social media scandals continue to mount

Good morning, early birds. Two Liberal Victorian candidates have stood down over social media comments, the latest election promises focus on health, housing, agriculture and renewables, and Julian Assange is sentenced to 50 weeks in jail. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Are sponsored ‘influencer’ ads the new cash-for-comment?

Are sponsored ‘influencer’ ads the new cash-for-comment?

The rise of Instagram "influencers" poses new problems for advertising regulators.

News Corp paper legitimises 4chan in social media roundup

News Corp paper legitimises 4chan in social media roundup

The violent underworld of the internet gets a plug in Adelaide's paper.

Memewatch: Palmer takes an early lead

Memewatch: Palmer takes an early lead

Clive Palmer is spending millions on campaigning, but will his dank memes get him over the line in the end?