Leigh Sales, Twitter and the Power of Mainstream Media

Leigh Sales’ attack on Twitter and its users is indicative of the mainstream media’s dissatisfaction with being challenged, writes Dr Victoria Fielding. ABC 7.30 Host Leigh Sales – a national prime-time news anchor with a Twitter platform of 436,000 people – this week called those who criticize her “sexist” and …

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Netanyahu suggests on Facebook that Biden fell asleep upon meeting new Israeli prime minister | World news

(Remove the typographical error in the first paragraph) JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested in a video posted to Facebook on Sunday that US President Joe Biden fell asleep when he met new Israeli leader Naftali Bennett last month. A Reuters fact check https://www.reuters.com/article/factcheck-biden-asleep-idUSL1N2Q00H8 previously debunked …

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NON-FICTION: CONVERSATIONS ON CULTURE – Journal

From the unique national program to the 18th Amendment, from Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan to the makeup of its cricket team – every issue that arises plunges Pakistan into an existential crisis, sparking fundamental debates about national identity, teleology and trajectory: who are we? Who do we want to be? …

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Ryan Crocker, my patience is exhausted | My opinion

Former US Ambassador Ryan Crocker concludes his interview with The New Mexican (“It’s a failure of American patience,” “September 10,” stating, “It’s September 10 again.” Such a fear campaign has no place in a serious discussion of American foreign policy. Crocker says, “We don’t engage in long-term conflict. … If …

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