Tag: Bad Journalism

Beer Politics

This is Bill Shorten attempting to skol a beer the other day. I say ‘attempting’, because in my books it can’t possibly count as a skol if you take more than 10 seconds and if Bob Hawke can do three in the meantime:

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How’s That Landslide Going?

While everyone in the mainstream media was falling over themselves to congratulate WA Labor on its landslide election victory, TMR noticed that things weren’t quite going to plan in the upper house:

The media’s ‘analysis’ of WA Labor’s victory in the WA election seems to be missing something critical: the upper house results.

For anyone who has passed year 3 maths, it’s obvious that WA voters weren’t quite prepared to wholeheartedly trust Mark McGowan and WA Labor just yet.

While Labor will have a 2 to 1 majority in the lower house, they won’t have anything resembling this in the upper house (a likely 15 seats out of 36).

In fact, the upper house looks like it will cause quite a few headaches for McGowan…

The final result now confirms what TMR saw coming a mile away:

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Celebrating ‘Invasion’ Day

Every year it’s the same, tired story from the left and its useful victims:

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The Price is Left – Idiot Economics at its Finest

One has to wonder if there are any competent economic journalists left in the media.

This whiffy offering was served up in yesterday’s West Australian by its economics editor, Shane Wright:

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Don’t Move or the Reef Gets it!

The coral bleaching event taking place in northern parts of the Barrier Reef provides another example of how we’re not being given the whole story when it comes to anything climate change related.

As you’ll soon see, this is yet another climate change story with plenty of emotion, funny numbers, nonsensical comparisons, a ‘worst ever’ proclamation… and several missing key facts.

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Sometimes, the Truth Hits You in the Face

Normal people tend to avoid towns like Rinkeby (which has an immigrant concentration of around 89% and a strong history of violence) for safety reasons. The silly and naive go there unsupervised. Meanwhile, the crew at 60 Minutes, along with the suicidal and death-incarnate, plough in there head first and stay even when the local police refuse to stick around.

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Can Every Cyclone be the ‘Worst Ever’?

Why would large chunks of the media want to recklessly mislead us about Cyclone Winston’s ranking in the pantheon of cyclones?

Worst ever!

It all started when I read the headline ‘worst storm on record’ on news.com.au (at 15:08 on Saturday, 20 February 2016 – before Cyclone Winston had even hit Fiji):

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Another Leftist Prediction Goes Down the Toilet

With news that Tony Abbott wants to run for another term in parliament, the time has come to hold Leftist professor James Walter to account for a prediction which attempted to defy the extreme Left’s natural sworn enemy: common sense.

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Gay People Can Unfairly Discriminate Too

Here’s the story:

  • Mother enrolls her kids in a drama class.
  • Mother later finds out that the teacher, shock horror, is gay.
  • Mother sends message to teacher saying that her kids will no longer be attending his classes because of the teacher’s ‘lifestyle’ and because she does not want her kids to be influenced ‘unconventional ideas’.
  • Teacher sends response to mother which goes viral.

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Global warming now means we’re not going to get any

The global warming scare has officially hit peak stupidity. This time, it’s our sex lives that are, ummm… screwed:

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