Posts Tagged Intimidation

Fact & Theory: A Challenge to the AFL/Media


The media are continually derided as sensationalist, biased and untrustworthy. All this may be true but responsibility does not lie with the media, it is more deeply rooted in society. In my early years of high school, I recall studying the tools required to think critically; to see through fallacies, scams and manipulations. The sort […]

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Judge Jury & Executioner


It is commonplace for many in the media to uncritically accept the AFL’s assumed role of ‘judge, jury and executioner’ in regards to the Essendon supplement program from 2012. Most have even implemented the exact phrasing. It is frightening see it publicly acknowledged, yet not condemned. ‘You can’t fight city hall.’ ‘It’s just the way […]

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