Nice Try Banning This Advert, Rupert Murdoch, But Australia Can Watch It Here Instead

You may know Rupert Murdoch: He's the guy who owns a lot of media properties (*cough* Fox News *cough*) and often yields that media power to dangerously influence political elections with biased coverage. As a British girl who campaigned against Murdoch's media control in England, what's happening in Australia looks awfully familiar. Watch this advert and ask yourself: Why would he try to ban an advert like this unless he was worried it was telling the truth?

As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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