Category Archives: Australian media

Barnaby Joyce's wife Natalie speaks out about his affair with staffer

Deputy PM’s wife says she feels ‘deceived and hurt’ as MPs condemn tabloid for front-page photo of pregnant Vikki Campion

Natalie Joyce has said she feels “deceived and hurt” by her husband, Australian deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce, for starting an affair with a person who was his employee at the time.

After the Daily Telegraph’s publication of a picture of the visibly pregnant Vikki Campion, Natalie Joyce said in a statement that she was “deeply saddened by the news that my husband has been having an affair and is now having a child with a former staff member”.

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Burst your bubble: Australia’s ‘African gang crisis’ has been brewing for years | Jason Wilson

Australia doesn’t need a Breitbart – our conservative media does the job just as well

How do you end up with a neo-fascist propounding his views on immigration on national television? To answer this question, you need to understand how a racially motivated moral panic has brewed in right-leaning media over months, and even years. You then need to see how such a panic is part of a political project, which includes state and federal politicians.

The panic over Sudanese immigrant gangs has reached fever pitch in this new year of 2018. Even though it’s rooted in selective distortions, both of crime rates, and the concept of a “gang”, it’s triggered a hasty policy response.

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