Digital media journalism in the region is under threat as governments crack down on reporters.
The premier has hung an albatross around his neck, and the necks of any future Victorian governments.
Attempts to blame other countries or races for disease are a long tradition, and both Trump and Xi Jinping are continuing it.
The tide of globalisation — seen as irreversible by advocates — may well be rolled back in the wake of the coronavirus.
Our news media needs expertise and resources. Sadly, it's only the ABC that's delivering.
Australia's business elites continue to rub shoulders with the United Front Work Department — a secretive arm of the Chinese Communist Party.
Scott Morrison was playing nice over the weekend, but Australia has proved time and time again that it's hard-pressed to respect Timor-Leste's sovereignty.
Take it from a tutor: the media's obsession with Chinese students is misguided at best and racist dog-whistling at its worst.
Successive Australian governments have snubbed, time and again, south-east Asian countries. This represents a potentially significant problem for Australia's strategic foothold in the region.