Yes, I’ll admit I’m a subscriber to New Matilda which I find a useful Australian news source (though I don’t necessarily agree with all the articles) as well as many other national and international sources I read via RSS and email subscriptions. This is just one example how the internet give us free access to information which can widen our perspective living in rural Australia.
A platform for diverse views and debate is important. I’m publishing this link to an article on New Matilda because it may create some discussion on the issue that is certainly relevant to our Foster and other small regional towns.
What does Australia’s lack of media diversity mean for local issues and activists? Wendy Harmer looks at the dearth of media in rural Australia, and explains why she supports New Matilda – and why you should too
via We Need More Voices In The National Debate | newmatilda.com.