Tag Archive for: "natural disaster"
Bushfires, bots and the spread of disinformation

As fire continues to wreak havoc across large parts of the country, online Australia is battling another crisis: the waves of misinformation and disinformation spreading across social media. Much of the media reporting on this …

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The beat Sri Lankan police barred from leaving the country The chief of Sri Lanka’s Criminal Investigation Department has issued a directive to the country’s airports to prevent police officers from leaving without permission. The …

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The beat Drone force for WA police The Western Australian government is set to deploy a new fleet of drones to assist the state’s police in criminal investigations and search and rescue operations. Police Minister …

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The beat  Police use of tasers scrutinised in Western Australia  The ABC investigated the use of tasers by police in Western Australia using data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The investigation was prompted …