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Lies, obfuscation and fake news make for a dispiriting – and dangerous – election campaign

  • Written by Denis Muller, Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne
Lies, obfuscation and fake news make for a dispiriting – and dangerous – election campaignThe integrity of Australia's election process is under unprecedented pressure during this election.Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND

The integrity of Australia’s electoral processes is under unprecedented challenge in this federal election.

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