They must teach it in journalism schools as a simple, all-purpose standby when you don’t feel like reporting something inconvenient — you know, like the reason power prices are so high or the way in which flood-level immigration artificially inflates GDP. When conflicterd about covering a real story the solution is simple: just beat up another compote of slurs about Nauru being Australia’s “concentration camp”. You’ll feel very good about yourself after, or so aspiring journalists must surely be told.
Zeg, for one, isn’t impressed. For his latest cartoon follow this link or the one below.