BFTN 45 – The Australian Stasi

BFTN 45 – The Australian Stasi

Australian journalists are under attack for publishing stories on domestic spying and our military. What kind of protections should we have in place for whistleblowers and journalists in a democracy? That’s what today’s show is about. Full shownotes below....
BFTN 44

BFTN 44

Should we believe South Korean news reports about North Korean executions? Should we believe reports about marijuana-related illness and deaths? Should we believe American reports about Iran’s nuclear ambitions? Here’s a short clip from today’s...
BFTN 43

BFTN 43

Is the United States waging a war on journalism? Can we trust the OPCW reports on Syria’s chemical war attacks?Does the Pentagon produce fake terrorist propaganda films? Here’s a short clip from today’s show.  Full shownotes below. *Please Note: our...
BFTN 42 – Julian Assange

BFTN 42 – Julian Assange

On this episode we discuss the arrest of Julian Assange, break down a recent NYT story about him, and look at other various bits of disinformation that people are blindly repeating.    Below are some links that you might find useful reading.   ...
WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP #35 – Venezuela (3/3)

WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP #35 – Venezuela (3/3)

The final chapter (nearly 2 hours long) of our mini-series on VENEZUELA and the “soft coup” that’s going on at the moment (February 2019). This time we’re talking about the Maduro era, 2013 – 2018, and looking at how Guaido ended up being...