Timeline of a media controversy

8am Monday: Public figure John Smith causes a furore following a breakfast radio interview/off-the-cuff tweet/chat with Mel and Kochie (delete whichever inappropriate) by accidentally giving his honest opinion on the issue of the day.

8.30am: The president of the Australian Federation of Vested Interests reels off a media release calling Smith’s comments extreme and demands either a public apology or more government subsidies for local manufacturers.

Read the rest of Timeline of a media controversy on the ABC’s The Drum.

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