Social Commentary or News Reporting

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The recent siege in Sydney was an event that many will say will change Australia forever. For me it was a sad event with not only the death and psychological damage of innocent people but the confirmed death of factual reporting of events by commercial media within Australia. I could also add to this the loss of common sense by all media outlets regarding a significant criminal incident.

As events unfolded yesterday I took to the couch and began channel surfing. Moving from one channel to another. I became disenchanted with how this incident was being reported on every channel. I took to social media posting comments an unusual occurrence for me. I then going back to see if things had changed with how this incident was being reported.

Unfortunately I was disappointed with what I found, profoundly so. Continue reading