Tasmanian Times

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

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Dry, Stale & Flakey …

News Local papers do not supply enough fact to justify a change of breakfast cereal, let alone a change of politician or government.

Murdoch’s Local Media ersatz “Democracy Lite” should “Up and Go”.

Non-government candidate forums, candidate profiles, party policies, local issues & events are not being reported in any detail … when at all.

Parties that cannot afford to advertise are excluded from coverage that might generate insight. It becomes an unhealthy cycle.

Judging by prepolls, northern electorates are trapped in the 1960s with nary a fresh idea.

It’s dry, stale and flakey, like most mainstream media material. You give only Gladys a wrap.

Where’s the “Great Start” that “Sustains” democracy: picks you up, but doesn’t weigh us down?

Or shall we say “Cheerio” to relevant Local News altogether?

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2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Chris

    March 15, 2019 at 8:56 am

    Does Rupert hack ?

  2. Isla MacGregor

    March 14, 2019 at 5:58 pm

    As Ed of The Mockery Chris Jones said in a recent 2 page spread about the paper “we are a campaigning newspaper’ – yep – Chris Jones’ ‘campaigns’ and nothing else.
    A loud ‘CHEERIO’ from me.

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