No, this is not about the Olympics where they took the Jew out of Judo. Its about freedom of speech:
A Canberra politician will today make the case for subsidies for quality newspapersÂ to overcome what he calls an inequality in political information.Â
Loonies, psycho’s and nutcases eliminated!
MEDIA outlets that broadcast or use phrases such as ”loony”, ”psycho” and ”nutcase” would be censured under a plan to crack down on language that stigmatises the mentally ill. Â Crackdown call on media use of words like ‘loony’Â —Â I find the term ‘black’ dog offensive. Think I should have a go?
MEDIA rights watchdog Reporters Without Borders has dropped Australia to 30th from 18th place in its annual Press Freedom Index.
“In Australia, the media were subjected to investigations and criticism by the authorities, and denied access to information,” the report said.
Australia fell behind Niger, Namibia, Poland and Costa Rica.
The US was also demoted as a result of the crackdowns on reporters covering the Occupy protesters. It fell to 47th.
“Many media paid dearly for their coverage of democratic aspirations or opposition movements,” it said.
“Control of news and information continued to tempt governments and to be a question of survival for totalitarian and repressive regimes.”–The AustralianÂ –January 30, 2012
Using uranium in Australia? Too dangerous for Labor.
Selling uranium to the Middle East? No worries!
- AUSTRALIA has agreed to export uranium to the Middle East for the first time, in a groundbreaking deal with the United Arab Emirates.
Â The Government believes
the Fair Work ActÂ that socialist redistribution is working well…