Showing posts from July, 2018

Shades of the News

So now we have one business, Nine, that operates across a wide spectrum of traditional, contemporary and emerging technical, media, entertainment and advertising platforms in Australia.
Increasingly we get the news content when and where we want and with most convenience to us. The coffee and breakfast are still tasty whether you are holding them next to a smart phone, laptop or newspaper.
The more significant issue facing each of us continues to be the validity and emphasis of what we are told and provided as information.
The lack of choice of providers in this regard is most pronounced with other aspects of daily life in countries with lesser options in expression and human rights. 
However, the consolidation of media players in societies with small populations like Australia can also negatively impact on popular opinions, communal thinking and the development of democratic trends.
Coverage of news in any country has always been a widespread and effective means of cultural and politic…

What About Me?

*"Well, there's a little boy waiting at the counter of the corner shop
He's been waiting down there, waiting half the day,
They never ever see him from the top
He gets pushed around, knocked to the ground,
He gets to his feet and he says...What about me? It isn't fair."

Provoke an innocent heart and you can make him change the world.
When it sounds too good to be true, it usually is false.   Or you have not got the whole picture. Pay rises are approved readily and faster by Parliamentarians for themselves   - anywhere in the so called democracies   - than for the lowest paid sectors of the voting population.  

Elections held are to empower individual politicians to ideally work for the interests of the people, but in reality, most elected individuals tend to use their term of legislative authority to empower their own interests.

The worst addiction is to pay in small regular increments and not knowing the true costs, with a willing smile, a momentary pleasure and not real…