The Australian government is trying to force Facebook and Google to pay Australia news organisations free money; compare the narrative around Aussie journalists in China versus Assange; No, the CDC did *not* say only 6% of people died from COVID; Senate Report about Trump and Russia contains nothing new; who put the Novichok poison in Navalny’s tea? and how?; the Khashoggi trial concludes but what’s happening with the US lawsuit against KSA?