Climate was a big factor in the Australian elections despite the Murdoch media push. Plus, the taboo of Palestine in Germany.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is out, the outcome also amounts to a rejection of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp – which backed Morrison and ridiculed candidates demanding action on the climate. Murdoch’s used to setting the political agenda down under. No longer.
Sally Rugg – National director, Australians for a Murdoch Royal Commission
Richie Merzian – Director, Climate and Energy Program, The Australia Institute
Malcolm Farr – Political journalist
Michael Mazengarb – Climate & energy reporter, Renew Economy
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Al Jazeera’s journalism is being suppressed on YouTube. The Listening Post’s digital producer, Stanley Kasirowore, talks us through the reasons why.
Germany, anti-Semitism and the blacklisting of Palestinian journalists
Germany’s toxic anti-Semitism and the effect it is having on the careers of Palestinian and Arab journalists there.
Alena Jabarine – Journalist
Hanno Hauenstein – Journalist, Berliner Zeitung
Susan Neiman – Director, Einstein Forum