How western travel influencers got tangled up in Pakistan’s politics – podcast | News- Tempemail

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Government agencies could access personal data without consent under new bill | Australian politics

Australians’ personal information could be accessed by government agencies and researchers without their consent under proposed data-sharing legislation that critics say could pave the way for more robodebt-style tactics. In a speech at an Australian Financial Review conference this week, the former government services minister Stuart Robert said it wasn’t Continue Reading

MP Craig Kelly ‘absolutely outraged’ after Facebook removes his page for misinformation | Australian politics

Facebook has removed federal independent MP Craig Kelly’s Facebook page for repeatedly breaching the social media company’s misinformation policy. The member for Hughes, who quit the Liberal party in February in part because he wanted to keep posting about unproven treatments for Covid-19, had amassed a large following on the Continue Reading

Enough with the imperial nostalgia and identity politics. Let museums live | Museums- Tempemail

The past fortnight of frenzied shopping has led Bernard Donoghue, boss of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, to ask: “Why is H&M open, but not the V&A?” Or, indeed, massage parlours and gyms, but not the People’s History Museum or Castle Howard. You can watch snooker at the Sheffield Continue Reading

Are we ready for social media influencers shaping politics? | Social media- Tempemail

Gen Z is the most online generation in history. They also have increasingly radical political views that aren’t always reflected in traditional media. It’s no surprise that online influencers – who run highly popular social media channels – are dominating political discourse in Gen Z’s online spaces. Young people’s politics Continue Reading

Rishi Sunak has turned into a social media star, but who is he trying to influence? | Marie Le Conte | Opinion- Tempemail

“I’m sure this budget will look better on Instagram,” said Keir Starmer in the Commons on Wednesday. “In fact, this week’s PR video cost the taxpayer so much, I was half expecting to see a line in the OBR forecast for it.” The quip was aimed at Rishi Sunak, the Continue Reading

Facebook and Twitter say Australia wants to give regulator too much power in bid to combat online bullying | Australian politics- Tempemail

Facebook and Twitter have raised concern controversial new legislation aimed at curbing bullying and governing online activity will give Australia’s eSafety commissioner too much power over speech online with little oversight. The online safety bill, introduced into parliament last week, is aimed at giving a broad range of powers to Continue Reading

Hybrid houses: could the UK parliament remain partly virtual? | Politics

When the House of Lords began holding virtual proceedings during the first lockdown last spring, there was a spate of videos popular on social media showing peers struggling with mute buttons or interrupted by computerised voices. But, 10 months on, it could be the upper house that has the last Continue Reading