HALF THE SKY
Like many young people born into the online world, I first became exposed to political ideas through social media as a teenager and therefore saw...
Australia gets Zucked: Facebook’s gangster move against Australia
Last week, social media giant, Facebook, restricted the Australian public from posting or accessing a range of information from external websites, particularly news sites, after an Australian parliamentary committee ordered big tech companies to pay for shared content from large publications.
Twitter vs Mastodon vs What’s going on with Social Media?
For anyone who isn’t sure, what even is Twitter? Twitter is commonly known as a social media network, a modern way to communicate and socialise...
EDITORIAL – Murdoch empire must be stopped
Last month, the Senate’s Environment and Communications References Committee held an inquiry into “the state of media diversity, independence and reliability in Australia.”
New Cold War: TikTok bans
Like Denmark and the European Commission before it, Belgium is the latest government to ban TikTok. Civil servants are no longer allowed to use the...
“For the sake of civility”: Grace Tame and the optics of politics
Politics – broadly speaking – define all relations and aspects of society, culturally and economically. There are many “styles” of politics, each propagated and used...
CPA lunch at the Village Pickle
After many weeks of planning, organising, and discussion, the Brisbane branch gathered at the Village Pickle, a café in the country town of Nambour, north...
Big Brother widens net
The rapid spread of social media, with millions of people regularly using digital platforms has seen a flood of misinformation and disinformation, commonly referred to...