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balancing act, they go off fishing in some cases where the wind farms are going to go. and so i determinant where wind farms go, how far apart turbines are, how they're aligned, are all very complicated questions that affects both industries. still the industry and its advocates say the u. s. is ambitious goals for offshore wind power can be achieved and also that they must be to keep you as clean energy targets, incite christian salumi al jazeera on the new england coast. ah, what childers they wrote me. so robin, reminder of all top stories protested in the netherlands are running against cro virus restrictions. some of the toughest measures in europe were relaxed on saturday. but balls, restaurants and other public places remain closed. now that jock overtures on a flight from melbourne to de bye, after losing his visa or appeal against deportation force trailer,
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the government argued that the serb tennis star who's not vaccinated cove 19 wip up anti vaccine sentiment. if he played in the australian open, sarah clark has more from brisbin on sunday in a special federal court hearing in melbourne or the chief justice of the federal court. james also ruled that the studies, immigration minister was within his rights to cancel his visa. now this was a unanimous decision before the full bench, which consisted of 3 judges. and due to the urgency of the matter, the judges ruled that they would not release the grounds for the decision just yet . that would be released at a later date. no joke of it was to play in australia open on monday evening. obviously his children shot at that a strain title, his 10th potentially could have been his 10th title. that is now out as well as his hopes for his 21st a grand slam. there are reports that you can prime minister boris johnson has drawn up crisis plans as anger grows over government parties during current virus locked downs. 6 conservative em piece of joint goals aimed to resign. on wednesday he
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apologized of parliament for attending what he called a work event, while the rest of the u. k. was in lockdown now, but in the dash as imposed restrictions is caving one tv infections tripled in a week 2, nearly 5000 a day. the capital darker has been declared an infection red, so smalley, as governments spokesmen, has been injured and a suicide bomb attack in the capital market issue. i appears to have been the only target and is said to be in a stable condition and hospital. kosovo has been so b as referendum from being held inside its territory, but it's allowed ethnic serbs to vote by mail. serbia is holding a vote on sunday to changes to the constitution. you can follow stories on the website at al serra dot com updated throughout the day. 3, we'll be here with a news, hour and half now. next it's the listening post to stay with us. while
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the water line is, are making furious separate in order to drop the 10, we need to store on the stair down on rushes order with ukraine. the story gets the cold war and need an update election season is coming in from the president and one of the challenges have messages for the meat grief, the growing issue of kind of stuff. and the patriarchal problem, news outlets need to get past flux. how a problematic tennis player has put the spotlight on australia's mistreatment of refugees. hello, richard. just reading your at the listening posts where we dig into the coverage and look at how news is reported. more has been described as politics by other means. russia has been preparing for one of those things while practicing the other
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. with nearly 100000 russian troops perched on the border with ukraine, it's diplomat met with officials from the u. s. and nato. they're out to prevent ukraine from joining the western military alliance. the prospect of another russian invasion of the former soviet state along the lines of the one in 2014 is very real . with both moscow and washington drawing lines in the sand on nato expansion to the east. president vladimir putin has long claimed that historically, ukraine is part of russia. he has allies on the russian airwaves echoing that position. western media coverage tends to default to language that's reminiscent of the cold war. when states like ukraine or soviet republics caught in the middle, their futures decided in places like washington and moscow. our starting point this week is the border that lies between russia and ukraine. 100000 russian troops amassed on or near the border with moscow and washington,
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both sticking to their positions in negotiations over nato. expanding to the east, out of the west headline, reminding us the stakes are hot and russia state approved to me. if not beating, at least having the drums of war on the surface, it all sounds very 2014. when russian forces invaded ukraine and annex to crimea. only a lot of things have changed since then. absolutely, you don't have the sort of war frenzied by you did in 20141 the say to the host really propping at the mouth overview time. and there are few reasons for that. firstly, the magic crimea does, but that works well for bruton. it's on his approval ratings for record levels for a time is really, we're not because of the circumstances have changed or is much more of a focus on the rising inflation falling and comes in the pandemic. this whole mess
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around your grade and around your planes. so called integration to nature is that in my opinion, connected with internal popularity and his ratings, which are not very good as funny, how russian media covers the situation. because to them, the main goal is to cover anything except internal. anything except the violation of human rights or killing the free press. it's going to the old playbook. it happened at 2008 with georgia. right. when you look at anything bad happening in russia, whether it be, it's hard of me, whether it could be a wide range. the best thing to do is to ret nationalist. and so if you could drum of rhetoric that would drive support for him in that regard, will do it if it's not broke up. you know, why not continue to use it? the russian that in his intentions on ukraine last july, and not by conventional media. and issuing a press release or holding
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a news conference, the kremlin, posted up 5000 word essay that it said was written by vladimir putin himself on the historical unity of russians and ukrainians. that essay was posted in 3 languages aimed at 3 audiences, russian, ukrainian, and english speakers essay. it was history lesson about what he says was ukrainian, and russian unity. but in reality, it was an essay of business formation that opponent language for unity is basically we were united because we colonize you. and because we subject you to our power, it had nothing to do it throughout the centuries in which you have in moscow, it's had a relationship. it's been one of russia, it's here in, in, in there. and president put himself in his essay last summer. he wrote that you pay your brains and russians are one people. so the russian physician is that basically
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a denial of your friends over and over again. okay. and i said, you got all the he wanted by the russian high ranking rush and they actually say, well, ukraine, there is no such country and it's just like a historical mistake. that should be corrected. the ukrainian president a lot to meet us, the lens is a former comedian whose response to treatments essay came laced with sarcasm for some numerous job which you know, water mom brought muscles last and she was fish, miss president, them all that was used for that. i'd say, not a sure never change as well over a number he percentages. i'm sure that a chance a just is not as much sure isn't. zalinski made his name, playing a fictitious ukrainian precedent on television before getting elected to the real
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jaw in 2009. 0, under zalinski, kiev has taken a hands on approach to the news media. it cannot stop russian news channels like r t from beaming into the country. but early last year it took 3 ukrainian news channels off the airways, $11.00 to ukraine, news $1.00 and 0. we're all linked to the same pro russian oligarch, victor medford truck or ukranian. i. and when you have a war with the country, you can't have dep it on the machine of that country in, in your home. still, i think it was a mistake decision. i am against any kind of shut down anyway and the gate shutting down r t in europe in spite of the fact that they are up again, the machine is, this is not a democracy. this is not
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a european way of development. this is how the freedom of speech works. well, i tend to disagree with this assessment because ukraine's probably one of their countries of the it's most heavily by animation and amanda, a part of russian. so both hybrid war against ukraine, so along with military tactics, his washing uses this information till we can ukraine's resilience and to we can ukraine's a support in the west. zalinski government was conspicuously absent from this week's talks on ukraine's future and not by choice. first, the russians met with the americans in geneva, then with nato in brussels as a former soviet republic. ukraine is accustomed to having its fate determined in distant countries. this weeks talks would have felt all too familiar by, you know, this is a 21st century stored and flooded with
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a 20th century cold war complication that shapes the coverage and the terminology from the headlines on down. and that does the ukrainian people no favors. this think about the key negotiators. yep. joe biden. and you have black marapoo. they are babies or the cold war. so it makes sense for them to look at this political framework that miss. so it's not completely wrong. you have reporters qu lazley referred to that because that's something that a lot of americans can relate to, right? when you look at your should allow them or not malaria, to my. and so you're going to use reference that people can relate to, even though their medicaid, the contractual life, what the contemporary issues are. so basically the challenge is how do you move beyond that? it takes a, it takes the intellectual and a political paradigm shift. while i think this is how russia wants to present it to
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wash and rationally can ration actions, they are aimed to frame all the debates, wrong ukraine, in the context of journalistic struggle between the right followers. and that's actually worrying the talk this week are held without you grant presence, and that was russia's goal to exclude ukraine. the fact the whole situation sometimes portrayed in the media in terms of the fog. while we're saying this cold war optics plays into the hands of russia because that's called called like c. as for how this conflict will play out, one does not have to go back centuries as vladimir putin would suggest to see what may be coming or even back to the 1990s when the soviet union fell apart. there's some more recent history made in 2008 another conflict between russia and one of its former republics. that provides a model that the kremlin and it's essay, it's the, the chief probably have in month one. the need are people dimensional was in russia,
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is the georgia war in 2008, which was only 4 days long. but it was, it was deficient to essentially and georgia euro atlantic aspirations. and what happened in georgia after the war is very much what russ would like to see happen in ukraine, who sort of, i limited. i, military and that takes out ukraine's a military capabilities. gracie, back on the ground, forces you brain to make more concessions. ultimately just like in georgia, you have some sort of uh acceptable russia brentley oligarchy. france is on our radar this week elections. there are just 3 months away and 2 candidates for the presidency began the year speaking to the media about the media torque nava has been following the story. thanks richard. this past week president
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emmanuel macaroni set out how he intends to stop the spread of disinformation and conspiracy theories in france. he pledged to hold online platforms on influences accountable in the same way that john the saw soon as possible. closely. sauce. it puzzled people to you. the skis, akina devoted it worked on it, hold on them. book said this work he put is a diffusion of all miss you. microns commons came off the back of a government commission study into how to deal with online propaganda. the recommendations include a teaching children how to question what they see on social media, as well as suggestions on how to discipline those, the spread fake news. micron also talks about the role of the mainstream media and debunking disinformation someplace sonnet. how they did really she has shown as a form, as shown, if was a former school nacory dupree preoccupation dot little girl. so my question, the sincerity of those complimentary remarks,
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given microns fractious relationship with the media. the french president has only held 2 press conferences during the pandemic. he proposed to deliver speeches from behind a desk where he can go unchallenged one man, challenging my crime for the presidency. former journalist than pundit eric, the more also has a pretty dim view of the media this week. the more directed his former colleagues describing them as the most hated people in the country. shibel shred shout sheila very theodora waited at d as it was wet. the fully buried the vase, the year he dealership the posse offer or chat more powerful men saw see the at a price, so lossy laundry, conform his little sweat, big, sexy remitted applause. zix, don't mind silver sweat data. surely, eric, the more there a man who made his name, puddling, racist, and toxic ideas, offering advice to reporters. he also claims his election would somehow signal to renee, thoughts of french journalism extra. it took awhile,
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but exactly one year ago the me to movement finally came to the forefront in greece . since then, issues faced by women from sexual harassment to domestic violence have been making headlines, including the ultimate form of gender violence. fantasize the intentional killing of women simply because they're women most often at the hands of current or ex partners in 2021. grease reported 18 cases of sam aside. a 50 percent rise over 2020 grease is one of europe's most patriarchal societies in ranks dead last and the use gender equality index. and that is reflected in the countries news media which has placed the mainstream media coverage of these stories under the microscope. the listening posts slow phillips now on some a side in greece, and the sometimes detrimental role that journalism has played there in the way such crimes are see. first came the pictures,
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a family in morning. then came the words spoken by the widowed husband. oh wow, good. a funeral tribute from a young father to his murdered wife as he held their baby. the baby's mother was a woman named caroline crouch. and as the story went, she was beaten and strangled to death in athens. home by a gang of ruthless foreign robbers. it was a crime story made for television with elements of glamour and go almost to script and to be believed. and the greek media feasted on it. gonna be all sold at the stell to let the city nicky to known it satisfied all of greek society stereotypes . a beautiful family, the bread winner, bobby's a handsome, successful pilot,
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and his wife. caroline. good this. i mean, i mean i know it. well that was the thing that they did this book of at least grandma or they lived in a beautiful mesa, naturally where they were bringing up their beautiful baby daughter, or that would be enough to fulfill all societal norms of what a family should look like. but then this perfect family is under attack by who, by armed foreign burglars a little bit. the greek media turned that material into juicy content and the viewers into collective mourners. best and all you have with the scene, then everything came crashing down. it took $37.00 days for the real story to come out to chicago. okay. do you know she know a little horace, the weather nation, that crouch was in fact murdered by her own husband, left greeks wheeling and yet the mainstream media. they weren't ready to let go of
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that narrative. so what offices the coverage of the facts was problematic. there was a reported on sky t v, who after bobby side confessed to the murder, still referred to him as the alleged suspect. the federal versus the acid. each regret what that, that are good better because did you say saline your labor day? yeah, i'm awful. she stated that at least he didn't talk to rob. he was almost like he was given the suspect to now to buy. instead of calling him out for these heinous crime uncles it done yet. and in that happened because bobby's was a son in law that every one in greek society wanted to have. it's just that he turned out to be a murderer. the more conservative wing of the greek media, we're eager to justify his actions. so there's no reason to got a line here, you know, to close on, on the limit of their growth. emma or genetic disorders, horner severe to mid dark. got your minnesota cecilia auto body. suddenly tara line
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was depicted as a foreign woman way to dynamic and vocally, but he did me. i wait to speak english. but he think if he stays the followers law and according to a t v psychologist, bobbies was the one who had the ideal online profile. that would get him many followers. the lips holes, the $3.00 oh $9.00 gender determines how the media research and report on a story. and it ends up being entirely confusing. it feels like mainstream media here often focus more on the woman, forgetting the actual criminal. the victim was pretty. she was a kind person, a young mother, greek television, usually chooses to stick to journalistic cliches. to put it in, my daughter is going to say man, no, my dad and i choosing not to refer to these 2 exist on the sides. we end up with coverage, the murderous victim for a 2nd time has to go on like 34 years in the
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same side goes beyond the loss of life. these are crimes, they tap into a collective fear. so how the media treat them really matters. unfortunately for many years now, the greek media heaven helped to bring about a 0 tolerance culture agenda, violence just the opposite. we're going to like sound bites that a sympathetic to the murderer, coming from the police department. stop ross, balaban gas is a senior officer on the caroline crouch case. little bike came to be the last gas doctrine. advice delivered on camera on trying to escape true justice. a life sentence. if you muddy your wife, just call the police and confess right away. there was no follow up from the journalist. no push back. was it any coincidence then, that in the weeks after more men came forward confessing to killing the apartment
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home? me afford to not be up just here is yet another example of us journalists being caught by surprise. we weren't aware of the incredible social impact the statement we have and we should have emphasized how important it was to address it. the journalist never questioned the statement or even triggered a dialogue around it. we have no history along. the murder of caroline crouch should not be seen in isolation. feminist groups estimate that over the past 10 years, gender based violence has tripled in greece. and currently, at least one woman died at the hands of a man most often her partner, ex partner, every monkey. like got a family tackle pushed off the fillet gun. that was cliffs by her boyfriend, neck tardy and marquee stab 16 times by her estranged husband or daughter, the header. yeah. gun down by have form
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a partner on the island of raffles. but tune into any of greece's many popular tv shows and you'd be left guessing as to who the real victims are submitted to suit the. so in the case of thora, the suspect to uncle got a lot of our time to enhance the keyless profile. maybe we should necessarily go, he could hear me, i guess if you would give me i guess, i guess was there brought another i got was the truth. these, the greek media reflect the gender inequality that exist in society at large. and they always emphasize the fact that the suspect has never been in trouble with the authorities. have us wholly success. he is he oliver, are the uncle was publicly expressing the other side of the story. he came on my saw and blamed the woman saying that her morales were questionable except the faces . yes, he now molly thought, because you know, it's a relief for those of us who present so's leg mine to be able to. so viewers,
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both sides of the argument, you know, mother, how difficult it, these for us as journalists now, because the coin always has to side of the accused, yet leaves his own true full of rest. oh zena consillio doesn't mince her words. she's a host, her star channel, and one of the country's most famous faces for more than 3 decades. she has been part of the greek media establishment in a country were entrenched. patriarchal views have been slow to change or thought all what i believe that if all women unite and support deter their men will follow to some extent that we are to blame for this current situation. when i present some aside, only so do you know what they observe? i observe that if the blame is placed on the woman, women stop watching, well, men continue,
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women don't have the strength of character to face their own tools. it's very important to be able to look yourself in the eye and tell yourself it's your fault that you are putting up with your husband, please. let's not blame everything on the pay too. but godaddy to come out there, look like a better has failed than nam may. yeah. but when we talk about patriarchy sex in toxic, emasculate, in greece, there's always the strange reaction. sometimes it's laughter, but some women get abused for bringing these issues up. and they're never mentioned on great television. i actually don't think i've heard the word patriarchy used, hungry tv, in years. yeah. as it happens, the word patriarchy comes from great property. i hear it means rule of the father uncovering women. the violence they suffer, remains a challenge for greek news organizations with a culture of male dominance to this day. and finally,
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novak's jock of edge, the tennis player who's been coughing such a coven commotion, documents showed up in melbourne, unvaccinated to defend. this is trailing open title, he had a vaccine exemption certificate, then had that exemption taken away. he had a visa and then did not do to his dodgy paper work and an ever changing story on whether he had tested positive and when not a fun week for the number one seed. now imagine spending 9 years in that kind of limbo, nasty ali is a 24 year old iranian who scooped up at the same melbourne hotel jock, which was he's among the more than $1400.00 refugees and migrants currently stuck in australian detention alleys been tweeting, giving interviews to get those stories. the news organizations that seem far more interested in celebrities like shock events than the larger issue and immigration system that's broken and needs fixing. what's the next time here at the listening
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post where joined by mattie ali. and i'm ronnie and refugee has been held in detention by a stray and authorities for 9 years luck sticking out, protesting against their cruelty and against the unjust treatments of an authority. and kind of sat that's after 9 years old, we've been detained. all of this cameras around trying to get in touch, especially journal issues, trying to get in touch on the media. take attention about our circumstances and our situation because we've been so misery. maybe. what do you make of all the media attention yesterday, if you could call like facebook can reach out and they can be reached and they found out about our circumstance and they were shot hope to detract, in fact, the addition and that she did,
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