In another compelling communiqué from the White House, Ivanka reveals that her dad is closer to God than you might think.
While the ongoing energy issue rolls on, leaving us in the dark, we should know that parties on all sides are powering our disgust.
There’s an odd duality defining the information age, in that the more we have access to, the more ignorant we choose to be.
After Hurricane Harvey swept through Houston, most of the rubbish that lined the streets was rumour, hearsay and outright lies. So, in order to dig up the truth, we’ve brought our sturdiest gumboots.
Welcome back to the off pork pie that the internet has heated up for us. A woman lost a battle against a rubber band, an imaginary friend didn’t exist and we discovered the source of Trump’s power.
As far as this political analyst sees it, the challenge for Malcolm is not keeping his job, but rather making sure he doesn’t eclipse Tony Abbott’s mark of Newspoll non-excellence.
Never to be a man to back down, the newly kiwi Barnaby has many a trick to stay relevant in Australian Politics. Joyce, az, bro!
Welcome back to our weekly sift through the rubbish dump of Internet detritus. This week, we investigate the claims that Barack Obama’s true legacy was leaving cockroaches in the White House.
I hope you like your mornings stupid. Trump created his own news channel, NASA will pay you to protect the planet, and HBO was hit by keyboard brandishing vandals.
Does anyone remember the Internet before it turned into a skin bearin’, abuse slingin’, Trump promotin’ cultural wasteland? I’m asking for a friend.
Tony Abbott remains a problem for Malcolm Turnbull. Solving that problem may take some innovative thinking, so we travelled to Canberra, via Rooty Hill.
You ain’t supposed to be ’round here, boy. Me either, to be honest. My car broke down and now I’m stuck here. By the way, have you heard the one about Reddit and the missing testicle?
In her latest exclusive communiqué to The Big Smoke, Ivanka details the G20 wrap-up meeting she held with her Dad.
According to this academic in particular, Lee Rhiannon’s ban is the start of something beautiful. A break from politics is important, especially for the electorate.
The Big Smoke can exclusively leak another gaffe from the offices of One Nation, this time after a staffer suggested a “mufti day”.
Welcome to the wrong side of the Internet tracks. This week we scope Bernie’s new ride, how people solely live off air and the importance of remembering your sanity, alongside your pin.
Conspiracy theories exist largely because of mainstream media’s lies. So when that same media admonishes the theorists, it’s a case of the pot calling the kettle suspect.
I love the smell of spurious articles in the morning. Hail the weekly slog through the detritus of “news”, featuring The Simpsons making another Trump prediction and a woman fined for a dank meme.
Welcome to the land that taste forgot. A land of deadly fidget spinners, racial equality and extremely light beer. Why? Each week we’ll be plumbing the depths of fake news to see if any measure of truth can be found within. That and it passes the time.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we bid farewell to big data, we analyse the key trends on how different generations consume media, and we illustrate why journalism is not dead.
Facebook has introduced measures to curb fake news, but unfortunately, those measures actually embolden the spread of fake news with users worldwide flipping a middle finger to the censor.
The term “fake news” is quickly turning into a byword for anything we disagree with. However, there is a large difference between claiming that someone is wrong and claiming they made it up.