Yeah, it’s been a bad week, but it gave the nation an excuse to validate our worst paranoias. Plus, the AFP respectfully rummaged through a journalist’s underwear drawer. Not all bad.
While the focus might be on shadowy Russian forces subverting the internet, two more familiar companies are very noticeably clamping down on free speech.
The arrest of Turkish journalist and mother of two, Arzu Yildiz, is merely one of many fierce crackdowns by the Turkish government on its media outlets.
The Turnbull government purports freedom of press and reporting, but her actions are in stark contrast to these words.