Facebook ban of Australian news paving way to wasteland of cats and conspiracies: democracy groups

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated February 18 2021 - 8:25am, first published 1:00am

Facebook is destroying the social licence Australians have given it by abandoning legitimate news on its platform, say democracy groups.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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