How far-right online spaces use mainstream media to spread their ideology

Mistrust in the media is widespread among Australians, but this view becomes particularly antagonistic at the far-right fringe where mainstream media are typically viewed as “traitors” and the “enemy of the people.” This post from an Australian user on the far-right, social media platform Gab captures this common sentiment: “The corporate media are the enemy, they are traitors, they are collaborators, they are the number 1 barrier in the road to genuine and effective change.”

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