The Murray Gell-Mann Amnesia effect and not noticing that news is a consumer product
Plus some memories of doing really terrible journalism
Consuming 'news' from the perspectives of two countries quickly reveals how contaminated it is by the need to make it interesting to your particular market.
A current example is the row over Australia cancelling its order for 12 French-built submarines. I live near Cherbourg, where a large chunk of the €50 billion euro deal would have been earned. So wh…
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