Facebook will restore news content on the social media app for Australians “within days”, the tech giant and the federal government have confirmed.
Despite being a small, local publication and a newcomer to the media landscape, the Sydney Sentinel has not avoided the wrath of Facebook, which today blocked a raft of media outlets in protest at the federal government’s Media Bargaining law.
The website of divisive anti-immigration MP, Senator Pauline Hanson, is diverting visitors to the Refugee Council of Australia website in a stunt created by an anonymous prankster.
There’s ‘fake news’ – and then there’s ‘not news’. Stories about women’s bodies – such as reports on Rebel Wilson’s weight loss – fall into the latter category, writes Lauren Clair.