Menu
Scroll to top
Topic: Twitter
Anguished social media warriors have it wrong on Husar

Anguished social media warriors have it wrong on Husar

Many progressives on social media are guilty of exactly the kind of filtering and denialism they deride Trump supporters and climate denialists for.

Samantha Maiden goes quiet, Red Symons on ABC sacking, HuffPost Australia’s phantom staff

Samantha Maiden goes quiet, Red Symons on ABC sacking, HuffPost Australia’s phantom staff

Sky News' Samantha Maiden has apparently been suspended from duties while lawyers investigate claims against her from colleagues, but Sky's keeping its lips shut.

Rudd: methodology lets down misguided analysis

Rudd: methodology lets down misguided analysis

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd responds to Fergus Ryan's recent Crikey article.

#Libspill lies: the problem of groupthink is on us as much as social media platforms

#Libspill lies: the problem of groupthink is on us as much as social media platforms

Fake news about an imminent Dutton Prime Ministership illustrates why social media users are as much to blame as platforms for the deep problems created online.

Leyonhjelm’s pottymouth smacks of political impotence

Leyonhjelm’s pottymouth smacks of political impotence

Australia has a long tradition of parliamentary vulgarity, but Senator Leyonhjelm might be the first to regularly turn it back on the voters.

‘News’ is Twitter’s job now, especially in Australia

‘News’ is Twitter’s job now, especially in Australia

Twitter is becoming the channel of choice for political news, comment, opinion, not least because Facebook is vacating the field.

Why is Jim Molan retweeting a Russian propaganda account?

Why is Jim Molan retweeting a Russian propaganda account?

As a former soldier, Senator Jim Molan ought to know better than to share Russian propaganda.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Aussie UN officers distance themselves from the US ... Chook Dad's daughter roasted ... powder leaves parliament blue ...

ABC’s new political editor … Dasher’s collateral damage … Breitbart’s war on Twitter …

ABC’s new political editor … Dasher’s collateral damage … Breitbart’s war on Twitter …

The ABC has appointed Andrew Probyn its new political editor, replacing Chris Uhlmann.

Why suits will carry on American complicity in Russian misinformation

Why suits will carry on American complicity in Russian misinformation

As US lawmakers and tech companies shout about an Honest Ads Act to prevent election meddling, they ignore how much Russia relies on traditional US press to spread disinformation all on their own.