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Radical online 'echo chamber' fuelling anti-vax conspiracies: ASIO's Mike Burgess

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated February 9 2022 - 9:25am, first published 9:00am
Director-General of Security Mike Burgess will deliver ASIO's annual threat assessment on Wednesday evening. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Radical "echo chambers" on social media are helping to reinforce anti-vaccination conspiracies amid COVID lockdowns but the nation's domestic spy agency said it was only concerned about a violent few.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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