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In attacking Samantha Maiden, The Australian Financial Review plays politics, not news, again

Mark Fletcher
March 31st, 2021 · 1 Comment

The hatchet job by Aaron Patrick on Samantha Maiden published in The Australian Financial Review today is yet another example of Nine Media outlets ditching news for political engagement / interference, and another reminder that paying to access biased trash is a waste of money. In this week of the Nine hack, surely they had better priorities.

That the Patrick ‘story’ got through the editorial process and published speaks to how weak Nine Media has become. That the story remains publicly available, and not behind their paywall, speaks to the objective of the piece.

In my opinion, this ‘story’ by Patrick is another shitty interfering and biased article in a shitty publication that cares little for evidence based reporting.

It’s an embarrassment to have The Australian Financial Review on the shelf – because of the lobbying in which it engages daily and it’s tiny size for such a high price. I guess the only redeeming feature is that it’s not a News Corp. title.

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Category: Ethics · Newspapers · Social responsibility

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  • 1 Peter // Apr 1, 2021 at 1:03 AM

    It’s a pathetic story. Men attacking men. Nine has lost the plot.

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