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Tag Archives: Fearmongering

Are AI concerns overblown? | FFT

One of the biggest trends coming out of the ‘AI phenomenon’ is a pattern of domesday fearmongering and hysteria describing advanced technology that ‘threatens the very survival of mankind’.

But is the threat of an advanced race of intelligent robots really as soon around the corner as we think? Or is this all designed to push another agenda behind the scenes?

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Language of Fear: Attack in Melbourne

On the 9th of the 11th, 2018, another ‘terrorism’ event has occurred on the streets of Melbourne.

In the immediate aftermath of the event, the social engineers and media manipulators have begun routine broadcasting of fearmongering material to keep the public in a perpetual state of fear, while using this event to justify further measures to ban ‘hate speech’ material.

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ABC exposed: Hurricanes not caused by ‘climate change’

After days of destruction and continued media coverage in Australia, Hurricane Irma has now dissipated in most regions, leaving evacuated citizens from states such as Florida sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic to head home and face monumental cleanups.

In the following opinion piece, Ethan Nash takes a look back at how the ABC has covered the discussion, where climate change fits into the equation, and some of the evidence from government departments refuting claims by the media.

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Analysing Mass Media: Fear and Manipulation | Part I

It has now surpassed a decade since the attacks of 9/11 transformed the world that we live in, and as a forever expanding state of paranoia emerged in the aftermath, there has seemingly been a never-ending supply of reasons to be afraid of, well, just about anything.

In the following feature piece, Ethan Nash takes a look at how the media play a central role in producing a discourse of fear, and how this has allowed the press to manipulate public opinion for many years.

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