Tick, tick, tick bait | Media Bites

60 Minutes misleads its audience with a stunt promo featuring FM radio host Kyle Sandilands. Plus, AFP drop Annika Smethurst’s case. Trump spreads a killer conspiracy while Twitter fact check his tweets. And ABC weather woes. #MediaBites #MediaWatch Bite-sized media criticism for a mid-week Media Watch fix. Paul Barry offers a lighter take each Thursday … Read more Tick, tick, tick bait | Media Bites

Australia: Shock as Kyle Sandilands Quizzes 14 Year Old Rape Victim on Air

Sydney based ‘shock jock’ Kyle Sandilands provoked outrage this morning when his “Lie Detector” segment at around 8am local time featured a 14 year old girl who, when quizzed on her sexual history by her mother, broke down, revealing she had been raped at the age of 12. The segment with co-host “Jackie O” has … Read more Australia: Shock as Kyle Sandilands Quizzes 14 Year Old Rape Victim on Air