For weeks, Gladys Berejiklian has warned that things will get worse. She just announced that she won’t be doing daily press conferences.
My year as Victoria’s deputy chief health officer has been a learning experience, especially when having to face the state each morning.
According to this philosopher, information exhaustion is real, and what’s more, there are three signs we need to look out for.
Two press conferences, two states dealing with Delta, two very different sets of reported numbers. I decided to compare the pair.
The reason why NSW and Victoria’s COVID experiences feel different is no accident, as the narrative has been fed by politicians and the media alike.
In what is looking more and more like a watered-down media landscape, the very concept of objective news is becoming cloudier.