On ‘the media’

General observations on the media

·         They (the media) almost all totally believe that the media IS the message and that is all the justification they need.

·         When stung by criticism, “The lady doth protest too much, methinks

Manipulation of the media

Recent observations

·         080711: ‘News of the World’ – what more needs to be said!

·         070711: how convenient (?) that the 10th anniversary of the Tampa Affair coincides with Gillard Government’s carbon tax announcements on Sunday.

·         070711: even more convenient (?) that the announcement of resumption of live cattle trade with Indonesia coincides with Gillard Government’s carbon tax announcements on Sunday.

 

 

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