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JAMES ROSE. From Tampa to now: how reporting on asylum seekers has been a triumph of spin over substance.

  Spin designed to dehumanise and demonise asylum seekers. This year marks the 15th anniversary of one of the most divisive national election campaigns in Australia‚Äôs recent history: the Tampa affair. Coming just weeks after the September 11 terror attacks, … Continue reading

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