Men Behaving Badly

The Australian Independent Media Network

men badly

“The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” – Malcom X.

I may not be a fan of Malcolm X but what he says is correct. This weeks events in Australian politics once again empathises the absolute bias and sexism of the mainstream media. Earlier in the week, the Prime Minister made a speech in which she canvassed a wide range of issues that effect women. It was a standard run of the mill political speech in which she was attempting to garner the support of women in the upcoming election. In a democracy, that’s what you do. In the speech, she mentioned men in blue ties and in the last sentence abortion. The Main Stream Media chose (Repeat chose) to highlight these two…

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