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Tag Archives: Fearmongering

Language of Fear: Attack in Melbourne

Originally posted on Real News Australia:
The mainstream media are the true peddlers of fear. By General Maddox. In a climate of constant media propaganda and spin designed to keep us in a perpetual state of fear, we again see an incident on Australian soil quickly described as a “Terror Attack” by the mainstream media.…

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ABC exposed: Irma and Harvey 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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