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MEDIA, COMMUNITY AND SOCIETY: WHY A ROBUST INDEPENDENT MEDIA MATTERS.

Pioneering sociologist Max Weber theorised that all human societies lay along a continuum from the individual/small group-centred, to the community-centred.  US society is very individual-centred, though not quite at the point Ayn Rand advocated:  Australian society, less so. In the US ‘my right to go out when I please, where I please and with whom […]

Media

The winds of change are blowing through the media everywhere.

Even in lock-down, now for more than three months, you can feel it.  The media, both the traditional media and social media are feeling it. Clearly, in Bob Dylan’s words, ‘The times they are a-changing’. Just after the Manning Community News deadline last month, News Corp’s announced the decision to publish its 92 regional and […]