From pirouettes to intranets …
A government ad was slated for encouraging dancers to go into cyber security, but it actually contained a very good idea.
The prime minister, Boris Johnson, broadcasting to the nation on March 23, 2020.
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It’s not enough to say the science has changed – now, more than ever, we need clear accountability and transparency about the government’s decisions
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann was questioned on Monday by Labor Senator Penny Wong about the Coalition government’s expenditures on pre-election advertising.
Both the Liberals and Labor complain about government advertising when they’re in the opposition. So why hasn’t anyone tried to better regulate the system?
Starving news media of revenue is a means of indirect state control.
African governments have transitioned from outright control of freedom of expression to a subtler manipulation of the press that includes withholding state advertising from commercial media outlets.
The government’s ad spruiking proposed changes to higher education. Is it legal? And if so, should it be?
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The federal government’s recent television advertisement spruiking the benefits of the proposed changes to higher education have raised the ire of not only the opposition but also taxpayers who have reportedly…